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Michael Jackson as Muse? Louis Vuitton Has Some Explaining to Do

The disparity between what designers tout as their sources of inspiration and what turns up on the runway can be either comical or grim. Take the case of Virgil Abloh’s sophomore collection as the creative director of men’s wear for Louis Vuitton. Interviewed at his studio before his January show in Paris, Mr. Abloh spoke […]

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Virgil Abloh Sounds Off on Accusations of Plagiarism

Virgil Abloh, artistic director of menswear at Louis Vuitton and founder of Off-White, has already had his fair share of highs and lows in 2019. In January, he successfully rolled out a glow-in-the-dark Louis Vuitton bag that promptly drove the internet wild, only to roll out his Michael Jackson-inspired collection for the house at essentially […]