Virgil Abloh named Louis Vuitton’s menswear designer
NEW YORK (AP) — Paris-based fashion house Louis Vuitton has named Kanye West collaborator Virgil Abloh as its new menswear designer.
The 37-year-old is founder of the Off-White label and will become, alongside Balmain's Olivier Rousteing, one of only two people of color in charge of a major fashion house. He replaces Kim Jones, who left in January to become men's wear designer for Christian Dior.
PARIS (AP) — "The Oscars, the Oscars," was the refrain used by Paris Fashion Week organizers to explain the low-key turnout Friday for top stars who normally flock to the City of Light's coveted front rows.
Whether it was Sunday's Academy Awards in Los Angeles or Friday's French equivalent, the Cesars, that kept A-listers at bay it didn't seem to affect the energy levels at the 80s' disco-themed Balmain collection.
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Paris fashion: Excess at Balmain; Chloe designer makes debut
PARIS (AP) — Claudia Schiffer and Pamela Anderson added some star quality to Paris Fashion Week's decadent Balmain collection Thursday, while a debut from Chloe's new designer wowed the crowds.
Here are some highlights of Thursday's spring-summer 2018 ready-to-wear shows.
BALMAIN'S OPERATIC EXCESS
Fashion needs its showmen, and Balmain's designer Olivier Rousteing is one of them.