Virgil Abloh was recently named luxury brand Louis Vuitton new Men’s Designer and had his first collection showcase at this season’s Paris Fashion Week today.
The Off-White founder is debuting his new collection today, which will be closely watched by fashion critics around the world. The is important for the 37-year-old who became Louis Vuitton’s first black artistic director in the brand’s 164-year history.
It was revealed that Kanye West would be in attendance at the show and it came as a surprise as it was rumored that the two had a little friction as of late. Kanye West called Virgil’s move to LV a “burden” on his mind, in an interview back in April. It seems the two left their issues in the past today, as Virgil Abloh was walking down the pathway, he made sure to Kanye on the way and the meeting between the two was surely a moment they will remember for time. Kanye and his former creative director hugged and cried in each other’s arms as the band in the background played tunes from Kanye’s recent album ye