Last February, I tried to sneak into London Fashion Week. And when my foolproof plan of waltzing into an open tent promptly failed, I decided to make the best of it. I began to wander the perimeter of the graphic tents and throngs of well-dressed creatives, intently observing the bloggers, models, trendsetters and fashionistas that stood before me.
This is a thrifted Levi’s jean jacket my father picked up in the early years of their relationship. They met in the 90’s which makes the fashion choice only truly fitting. I grew up watching them run errands and walk outside wearing it. It fit them both equally so I never questioned who’s it was. It seemed to be both of theirs, the middle of the Venn diagram. Neutral Territory.
Rihanna is a household name. Since her very first single Pon de Replay which debuted in 2005 she has accrued an insurmountable amount of celebrity. From performing live at the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show to her appearance in the iconic cheerleading film Bring It On: All or Nothing, she has worn many hats and all of them have complemented her facial structure.
On April 20th 2018, Virgil Abloh, the newly appointed Creative Director of Louis Vuitton, began his first day of work.
Abloh’s meteoric rise to fame, despite his lack of formal training, shows one thing in particular: a deep understanding of the relationship between the consumer and contemporary culture. Abloh brings an entirely new, disruptive energy to the historical fashion house, to keep it in the public eye.