Virgil Abloh Is the New Louis Vuitton Menswear Designer

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Virgil Abloh, founder of the streetwear brand Off-White, will soon take on a new role as the latest artistic director of men's wear at Louis Vuitton.

The New York Times reported the news on Monday. The appointment places Abloh in rare company; he joins Balmain's Olivier Rousteing and former Givenchy designer Ozwald Boateng as one of the only black designers at the top fashion houses.

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