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Designer for Off-White Virgil Abloh, Rumored to be the next Creative Director at Givenchy

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The news broke last week that Riccardo Tisci, the creative director at Givenchy for about 12 years, had departed the french house. Click here is you missed the story.

Just last night, Women’s Wear Daily (WWD) reported that the management team at Givenchy have been in talks with the creator and creative director for the edgy Off-White label, Virgil Abloh.

The Chicago-born Abloh was a finalist for the LVMH prize for young designers in 2015, and has been the creative head at Kanye West’s label. He is also a trained engineer, architect and DJ.

This appointment would make him the first black designer to head a storied Haute Couture house.

9 Comments

  1. keke driver

    February 7, 2017 at 12:04 pm

    And he’s cute too??

  2. MadamYe...

    February 7, 2017 at 1:22 pm

    I just hope he likes girls…With his fine chocolate self…

    • Life is Good

      February 7, 2017 at 2:57 pm

      and if he doesn’t would the world end? Did they give you homework to be his soulmate?

    • MadamYe...

      February 7, 2017 at 5:58 pm

      Yawn…like who is this??

      Someone can not just be dreaming and be playing again…What’s YOUR stressssss???

      Gbe gbe gbe….You just want to leave comment abi??

  3. lola

    February 7, 2017 at 1:46 pm

    Correct ghana boy!

  4. sara

    February 7, 2017 at 2:12 pm

    Also, Virgil Abloh is Ghanaian- American. His parents moved to America from Ghana. well-done to him

  5. trudy

    February 7, 2017 at 3:46 pm

    hesw also a trained engineer, architect and DJ … MULTIPLE SOURCES OF INCOME.. THATS SOMETHING I WANT TO DO

  6. deyo adegboyega

    February 7, 2017 at 3:50 pm

    He will not be the first black designer to be creative director at Givency, Ozwald Boateng was also a creative director at Givenchy.

  7. John Doe

    February 7, 2017 at 5:43 pm

    If this is true, then Virgil has some ginormous shoes to fill.

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