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Travis Scott to Headline Tribute for Late Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh at Art Basel

The inaugural Mirror Mirror Music festival, which will also serve as a tribute to the late fashion designer Virgil Abloh, will feature Travis Scott, Skepta and Benji B as headliners. The event, which was curated by Benji B and produced by Virgil Abloh Securities, will be held during Art Basel on Dec. 3 at FPL Solar Amphitheater at Bayfront Park in […]

Ruth E. Carter Recognized With NAACP Vanguard Award for Costume Design: “We Are Image Makers”

Black Panther and Dolemite is My Name costume designer Ruth E. Carter received the inaugural NAACP Image Awards Vanguard Award for Costume Design on Friday, at a “Colors Behind the Look: A Celebration of Fashion, Costume Design and Glam” event coinciding with the week-long awards program. For the Image Awards’ many categories — this year […]

Critic’s Notebook: Louis Vuitton’s Virgil Abloh Tribute Sparked Gamut of Emotions for Star-Studded Front Row

Only one element marred Tuesday’s Louis Vuitton men’s show in Miami, one that felt decidedly inappropriate to some guests — indeed, to employ the word used by one high-profile fashion editor, it veered into “offensive.” But more on that later. It’s not too big a leap to arrive at such an opinion, especially as Tuesday […]

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Make High-Profile Return to Social Scene at Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are back on the social scene. On Tuesday evening in Miami, the couple made their first major red carpet appearance since they closed out respective tenures as part of Donald Trump’s White House team by stepping out at the Louis Vuitton show. The Hollywood Reporter spotted the couple mingling during […]

Kanye West Pays Tribute to Virgil Abloh at Sunday Service

Just hours after the death of Virgil Abloh, a multidisciplinary architect, entrepreneur and fashion designer, was announced on Sunday, Kanye West (now called “Ye”) paid tribute to his longtime friend and collaborator. During his Sunday Service, which was live-streamed at DondaLive.com, a tribute to Abloh was shared on the screen: “In loving memory of Virgil Abloh, […]

Riz Ahmed, BTS, Justin Timberlake Among Stars Paying Tribute to Virgil Abloh

Hollywood stars, famous musicians and fashion executives were among those paying tribute to late Louis Vuitton artistic director Virgil Abloh, who died Sunday after a private battle with cancer. Abloh was 41. A number of those who posted about Abloh’s death highlighted his young age as they also paid tribute to his talent. “What can […]

Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Artistic Director, Dies of Cancer at 41

Virgil Abloh, who most recently served as men’s artistic director of Louis Vuitton, died Sunday after a private battle with cancer. He was 41. A post on Abloh’s verified Instagram page announced his death, explaining that he battled a rare, aggressive form of cancer, cardiac angiosarcoma, for more than two years. “He chose to endure […]

Louis Vuitton, Miu Miu Close Paris Fashion Week With Inclusive Statements

Balenciaga, Mugler and Off-White also celebrated age, race and identity on their runways.

Farfetch Acquires Upscale Streetwear Brands Off-White, Heron Preston

Farfetch has purchased New Guards Group, the parent company of Virgil Abloh’s hot streetwear brand Off-White, Heron Preston and the Los Angeles-based company Palm Angels, beloved by Pharrell Williams and A$AP Rocky.

Inside Virgil Abloh’s West Coast Debut Off-White Shop

Virgil Abloh’s boutique is now open at Wynn Plaza as his West Coast debut of Off-White.

Inside the New Chicago Exhibit Dedicated to Fashion Designer Virgil Abloh

The exhibition “Virgil Abloh: ‘Figures of Speech’” that opens today at Chicago's Museum of Contemporary Art offers a 20-year survey of Abloh’s multi-disciplinary work in the music, fashion and furniture realms.

Virgil Abloh Leads 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards Nominations With Two Nods

Top designers can now begin preparing speeches for the 2019 CFDA Fashion Awards, as the Council of Fashion Designers has unveiled nominees and honorees for the fete, which is set to take place June 3 at the Brooklyn Museum.