Pharrell named new Louis Vuitton menswear creative directorFebruary 14, 2023 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Louis Vuitton has named multitalented singer-songwriter-philanthropist Pharrell Williams creative director of its menswear division, replacing the late Virgil Abloh, the company said Tuesday.
Louis Vuitton menswear channels digital age in Paris showJanuary 19, 2023 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Singer Rosalía stunned Louis Vuitton’s guests at the Paris house’s dramatic, digital age-themed menswear show Thursday owing to a surprise reveal, atop a vintage 1980s yellow sedan, in shades and hooded jacket.
New initiative promotes diversity across sectors in ItalyDecember 15, 2022 GMT
MILAN (AP) — The founder of the Afro Fashion Association in Italy on Thursday said she is launching awards recognizing the achievements of minorities in Italian society, to promote greater diversity and inclusion.
Spirit of Virgil Abloh lives on at Louis Vuitton in ParisJune 23, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — He may have died last November, but Virgil Abloh lived on at Paris Fashion Week Thursday in a high-energy runway spectacular for Louis Vuitton menswear. A Black marching band gave a rousing performance on a surreal yellow brick road installation inside the Louvre, while rapper Kendrick Lamar performed a live ode to the American fashion star who was Vuitton’s menswear designer from 2018 until his death.
Louis Vuitton stages Virgil Abloh swansong in ParisJanuary 20, 2022 GMT
PARIS (AP) — Louis Vuitton pulled out the stops Thursday to present the final collection of Virgil Abloh, the house’s first African-American creative director who died in November after a two-year battle with cancer.
Louis Vuitton show pays tribute to designer Virgil AblohDecember 1, 2021 GMT
MIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Louis Vuitton's first ever U.S. fashion show turned into a somber yet whimsical tribute to groundbreaking designer Virgil Abloh days after his death.
The Miami menswear event, an unofficial kickoff to the prestigious Art Basel fair, had been in the works for months.
Fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies of cancer at 41November 29, 2021 GMT
NEW YORK (AP) — Virgil Abloh, a leading designer whose groundbreaking fusions of streetwear and high couture made him one of the most celebrated tastemakers in fashion and beyond, has died of cancer.
Valentino travels the world as Paris menswear gets romanticJune 19, 2019 GMT
PARIS (AP) — The photogenic front row at Valentino's show had "Riverdale" actor Charles Melton, NBA player Jaylen Brown and Stevie Wonder's model son Kailand Morris among the seated notables, ensuring cameras stayed busy snapping at Paris Fashion Week.
Vuitton’s Abloh celebrates Michael Jackson in Paris menswearJanuary 17, 2019 GMT
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.