Louis Vuitton | Louis Vuitton dedicates the windows of its global stores to Virgil Abloh


Louis Vuitton dedicated its windows in its stores around the world to the late Virgil Abloh.

Shops in New York, Seoul, Tokyo, Osaka, London, Moscow, Taipei, Los Angeles, Chicago, Singapore, Istanbul, Sydney, Bangkok, Milan and Madrid are adorned with tributes to the former artistic director of men’s fashion. the luxury brand.

The bright colors are a nod to “Virgil’s Sky” from its first collection in 2019, which was themed “Wizard of Oz”, while “Virgil was there” as well.

Several inspirational quotes from the groundbreaking designer are also featured, including “Let your imagination run wild,” “Everything I do is for the 17-year-old version of myself” and “I’m a dreamer. I think about how long my ideas can impact or bring a different voice to the rest of the world.

On Monday (12/06/21) Tyler the Creator delivered a moving eulogy at the Virgil Memorial in Chicago.

Stars and friends of the fashion icon – who died last month at the age of 41, following a private battle with a rare form of cancer – came to honor the memory of the founder of Off- White.

The service took place at the Museum Of Contemporary Art in Chicago, with Kanye West and Kim Kardashian West, Rihanna and A $ AP Rocky and Kendall Jenner among those in attendance.

Tyler gave a heartbreaking praise, struggling to hold back tears, recalling how Virgil was able to interact with and inspire people “of all colors, ages, backgrounds and religions.”

He continued, “That’s what he did, he brought together the sickest people.”

Lauryn Hill paid tribute to the designer with an emotional rendition of “Everything Is Everything” from her flagship LP “The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill”.

Chicago activist Englewood Barbie shared footage from the event and wrote: “Only Virgil could casually sit me across from @badgalriri or behind @kendalljenner or across from Ye & Kim my mind was blown away … I was touched that he hit these people and they shot for him… ”

Virgil secretly battled cardiac angiosarcoma and continued to work on his fashion projects.

News of Virgil’s death was shared on his own Instagram page with a post that read: ‘We are devastated to announce the passing of our beloved Virgil Abloh, a fiercely devoted father, husband, son, brother and friend. . He is survived by his beloved wife Shannon Abloh, his children Lowe Abloh and Gray Abloh, his sister Edwina Abloh, his parents Nee and Eunice Abloh, and many dear friends and colleagues. “

The post went on to explain that the groundbreaking designer “has chosen to endure his battle in private since his diagnosis in 2019, undergoing many difficult treatments, while leading several important institutions that span fashion, art and culture.”


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