PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton says it was unaware of new accusations that Michael Jackson sexually abused children when it paid homage to the singer at its latest menswear show.
Michael Jackson celebrated by Vuitton
Vuitton’s Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswear
PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton's designer Virgil Abloh transported celebrity guests at Paris Fashion Week to the graffitied streets of New York in a dramatic menswear ode to Michael Jackson.
Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, used his unique platform Thursday to celebrate one of America's most globally recognized and celebrated black performers.
Here are some highlights of Thursday's fall-winter shows.
Serena Williams wins in tutus at US Open
NEW YORK (AP) — It's all about the tutu for Serena Williams at the U.S. Open.
Just days after French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli said her black catsuit with clot-preventing compression tights "will no longer be accepted," Williams chose a one-armed black tutu-style dress by Off-White's Virgil Abloh to take on Magda Linette at the Open. She won.
Perhaps her sparkly shoes emblazoned with her name and "queen" also helped.
Kim and Kanye’s day out at Louis Vuitton Menswear
PARIS (AP) — The debut Louis Vuitton collection by Virgil Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion house, drew stars of all stripes to Paris for his rainbow-themed menswear show.
PARIS (AP) — The fashion circus of magazine editors, bloggers, photographers and buyers cried "Bonjour Paris" Wednesday as the first full day of menswear fashion shows kicked off in the French capital.
Edgy brand Off-White drew renewed attention at its show, thanks to the meteoric rise of its African-American designer Virgil Abloh — now chief of Louis Vuitton menswear.
While, Valentino brought in the celebrities.
Some highlights of the spring and summer menswear shows:
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.