Here’s what we know about Virgil Abloh’s sophomore collection for the house of Louis Vuitton: it will be based on pop music legend Michael Jackson. Abloh revealed his inspiration during an interview with Thom Bettridge and Young Thug for Interview Magazine in December. Which is why, it wasn’t exactly a surprise that the invite to Louis Vuitton’s autumn/winter 2019 runway show came in the form of Jackson’s iconic bejewelled glove. Louis Vuitton’s first African-American creative director referencing a global icon who is also African-American? That’s some potentially powerful stuff we’re eagerly anticipating to witness.
Check back here as we stream the autumn/winter 2019 show live from Paris’ Jardin des Tuileries.
What: Louis Vuitton Men’s autumn/winter 2019 runway show
Where: Carré du Sanglier at the Jardin des Tuileries in Paris, France
When: Thursday, 17 January 2019 at 9.30pm (Singapore time)