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Louis Vuitton is delighted to welcome Virgil Abloh as its new Men’s Artistic Director. His first show will take place in June during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris. This text you can find on Louis Vuitton’s Instagram profile.

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Abloh is the founder of Off-White, and is also Kanye West’s Creative Director and longtime collaborator. West and Abloh also interned together at Fendi in 2006.

Abloh is set to show his first collection for Louis Vuitton during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris in June.

Of his new role with Louis Vuitton, Abloh said (via WWD), “It is an honor for me to accept the position of men’s artistic director for Louis Vuitton. I find the heritage and creative integrity of the house are key inspirations and will look to reference them both while drawing parallels to modern times.”

By Marie Claire