According to a statement published on the Off-White website, Virgil Abloh often said: “Everything I do is for my 17-year-old self.” With that in mind, his past self was utterly indulged by his future self consistently putting out industry changing looks that challenged gender, culture and branding.
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These are ten of our favourite looks from his past collections for Off-White and Louis Vuitton, and the ideas that will stay with us now that Abloh has passed.
1. Off-White Fall 2018 Menswear
Closing a menswear show with female model Giedrė Dukauskaitė was bold move in itself, but this strong red look synonymous with the Off-White brand codes was even more so.
The sleeveless coat dress hybrid, paired with trousers and accessorised with a “scarf”, was a gender neutral outfit that didn’t feel out of place in this menswear collection, and was a reminder that Abloh was a visionary in blending classic styles with younger tastes.