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Video: Virgil Was Here
In this video, Louis Vuitton has presented its menswear fashion show, Virgil Was Here, in honour of its late creative director of menswear, Virgil Abloh. Watch the video below. Click here to read more about the show. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Image: Louis Vuitton via YouTube
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Virgil was here: Louis Vuitton's Art Basel show event becomes a tribute to Virgil Abloh
Louis Vuitton transformed a planned runway show into Virgil Abloh’s memorial. Art Basel in Miami Beach was to be the setting of Louis Vuitton’s latest event, connecting a well to-do clientele with its latest brand offerings as well as announce a new menswear store opening. Instead the show, which had been planned by Virgil Abloh and his team for...
1 Dec 2021
Timeline: A look at Virgil Abloh’s celebrated career
Following the sad and unexpected news that Virgil Abloh has passed away on November 28, FashionUnited takes a look at the designer’s historic and celebrated career. Abloh’s work has ranged from music to art to fashion, with the designer making his mark in whatever creative form he was working in. From an architectural student in Illinois to the...
29 Nov 2021
Louis Vuitton to present Abloh's final collection in Miami following his passing
Louis Vuitton will present the final collection by designer Virgil Abloh in Miami on Tuesday, following his death from cancer at the age of 41. "In loving memory of Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton pays tribute to the life and legacy of a creative genius with a presentation of his Spring-Summer 2022 Collection in Miami on November 30th," the fashion...
29 Nov 2021
Designer Virgil Abloh (41) dies of cancer
Virgil Abloh, the founder of streetwear brand Off-White and menswear director of Louis Vuitton, has died at age 41 from cancer. Louis Vuitton’s parent company LVMH announced the unfortunate news on their website and social media channels on Sunday, November 28. Abloh had been privately battling cancer for several years, all while producing...
28 Nov 2021
Video: Louis Vuitton's Holiday House
In this video, Louis Vuitton has presented its holiday campaign video, starring house ambassador Stacy Martin. Watch the video below. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Image: Louis Vuitton via YouTube
24 Nov 2021
Rolex tops list of most searched for second-hand brand
Rolex is the most searched for brand when it comes to pre-owned luxury, according to data from For-sale.co.uk’s Second Hand Fashion Index. Using the methodology of searching in Google with the term ‘used’ followed by brand, Patagonia and Louis Vuitton came second and third. With the second-hand fashion market seeing unprecedented demand, fashion...
23 Nov 2021
Louis Vuitton SS22 Shanghai catwalk show
Louis Vuitton extended its Spring Summer 2022 show season with an additional catwalk presentation in Shanghai on Wednesday for local media and clientele. With the ceiling of the Shipyard Repair Docks venue covered in chandeliers, creative director Nicolas Ghesquière created 19 new looks in addition to the 45 shown during Paris Fashion Week on 5...
18 Nov 2021
Netflix series Emily in Paris to launch shoppable content
When the fashionable series Emily in Paris debuted on Netflix last year it surpassed most critic’s expectations, attracting nearly 60 million viewers. With the second season nearing next month, the show’s parent company, ViacomCBS, is hoping to capitalise on its popularity, launching a shoppable content channel where looks from the show can be...
8 Nov 2021
In the run-up to the Holiday Season, Chanel hikes handbag prices
Chanel has again raised prices of its iconic handbags in the run-up to Christmas, with its famous 2.55 quilted bag costing 7,800 euros today versus 6,050 last December, according to a report by Reuters. The brand’s Small Classic Bag was 6,300 euros at the end of September and costs 7,300 euros today, an increase of 1,000 euros in just a few...
5 Nov 2021
Louis Vuitton ranks as most valuable luxury company in Interbrand’s 2021 Top Global Brands
Louis Vuitton has ranked as the most valuable luxury company in Interbrand’s 2021 Top Global Brands report. The French luxury maison ranks at number 13 and is the only fashion company featured in the top 20. Chanel and Hermès rank as numbers 22 and 23 respectively. The top three spots are taken by tech giants Apple, Amazon and Microsoft. H&M and...
2 Nov 2021
Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton and Banana Republic seen as most data trustworthy
A recent finding by the new Data Trust Index (DTI) has shown that customers see Calvin Klein, Louis Vuitton and Banana Republic as the most data trustworthy brands. With Calvin Klein coming in top place, the DTI aimed to measure the level of trust consumers had with a digital platform in regards to their personal data. Louis Vuitton came second,...
20 Oct 2021