Virgil Abloh under the fire. He made plagiarism?
The Parisian Men’s Fashion Week was full of interesting stories. It was loud about the first collection of Rafa Simons after leaving the Calvin Klein brand. It was talked about the show of the Polish brand Misbhv, as well as the scandal with Virigil Abloh in the lead role. What he painted this time?
A week without Abloha lost week – Fashion fans could say. The world has just spread information about his collection of jewelry inspired by office supplies. Jewelry? From clips? Unfortunately, this is not a mistake. It has not been on sale yet, and it has already become bestseller. Fashion last week news He also dominated a neon show for Louis Vuitton prepared by Abloh. Third time in the same week, the world heard about the designer in connection with the collection of his own off-white brand. Unfortunately, in the last two cases it was not about the uniqueness of the projects. Probably the most popular creative mind in the world has been accused of plagiarism. And it’s twice.
The day after the Off-White show, designer Michelle Elie accused Abloh through Instagram of copying her son’s projects. PunkZec is a beginner designer streetwear. Characteristic costume, yellow set – jacket and pants painted in graffiti, the son of Elie created for his brand Colrs for the Arise Fashion Week show in Nigeria. A confusingly similar outfit was also found in the Abloha collection for off-White. The spice of the case is added by the fact that – As Elie said – Abloh met her and her three sons (including the author of the yellow costume) in 2017 after the first off-White show in Paris.
This year’s Laureate of the Vogue/CFDA Fashion Fund Kerby Jean-Ryymond, brand creator, joined the discussion about ABLOHA’s actions Pyer moss. One of the fans of the brand drew attention to Twitter to the similarity between the scarf with look No.
Jean-Weymond he retaves History and gave it with his own comment (now already deleted, a quote for Hypebeast.com):
I learned 6 years ago that nobody in the press would scratch it to him. When you advertise in these magazines, you are God. [He] has a larger audience, I can get pissed off, [but] he finally has millions [fans] more who will believe that he did it first.
The internet has made it. Fashion law enforcement officers from the Prada diet also took up for explaining both matters. Despite this, Abloh himself did not take the position. Louis Vuitton representatives did not do it either.
Whether the situation will be explained? Considering how quickly “ silenced ” He became Kerby Jean-Rymond, we can assume that not. On the other hand, “ Dietersi ” have repeatedly proved that letting go is not in their nature … We will keep our finger on the pulse and inform about the course of events. Stay tuned!