Now Virgil Abloh’s successor at the maison Louis Vuitton will have his first show leading the brand at the Men’s Fashion Week in Paris this Tuesday.
The interpreter of “Happy” embodies one of the great objectives of the luxury sector: to attract a young and different client, originating from minorities and a consumer of casual clothing.
But to learn more about this multifaceted artist we tell you 14 things you probably didn’t know about him:
-He is 50 years old; He was born on April 5, 1973 in Virginia Beach, USA.
-In addition to being a musician and creative director of LV, he is a producer, singer and businessman
-Use Mickey Mouse slippers at home
–One of his favorite movies is ‘300’
-He moved to Miami to look for three things: beaches, women and good weather
-His favorite character is SpongeBob and he even had some custom-made socks made
-Measures 1.75 meters tall
-On February 15, he was appointed creative director of Louis Vuitton but in 2004 and 2008 he had already collaborated with the brand
–He has been the winner of 13 Grammy Awards
-In 2020 he founded Humanrace, a product company in order to help individuals in their search for health and well-being through various articles
-He has also collaborated with brands such as Chanel, Tiffany & Co., adidas and Moncler.
-Virgil Abloh succeeded to the position of LV and became the second black to direct the maison
-His debut at the helm of Louis Vuitton Menswear was with Rihanna as the protagonist
-Before he was famous, he played in his high school band.