Angels on Louis Vuitton runway, the world said goodbye to Virgil Ablo through his posthumous collection

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On Thursday, Louis Vuitton unveiled its latest designs for the late Virgil Abloh, who died in November at the age of 41.

Performed in Paris on the Louis Dreamhouse set, the show itself was an act and work that transcended the idea of ​​a fashion show and transformed into an alter world of fluid movements, floats, surrealism and a special journey.

The spacious set had scattered parts of a house around, with stairs separated from a dining table, roof, chimney, and a clock that stops at eight - a salute to Ablo's eighth and final collection for the French fashion house.

 

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Not far from the house there is a long dining table with members of the orchestra sitting, staring at a menu of notes as they perform the musical work created by Tyler.

A wooden chair that changes its three-dimensional shape and a bed that rotates in the makeshift room.

 

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Models who do not walk straight - but indefinitely stagger in the middle of their ordinary, and through the complete fluidity of their bodies introduce the melancholy playfulness of the last pieces of clothing designed by the prematurely deceased Virgil Ablo.

The last to step on were angel models whose atypical wings culminated in the emotionality of the presented show. After their ascent, all the models appeared, parading in frantic positions and enchanting stops.

 

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Naomi Campbell, who was a close friend of Abloh, also found herself on the catwalk in a long white coat and matching suit, joining the angelic models in a white fantasy line.

Campbell posted a video of her walk on the runway on Instagram, dedicating her to the "angels" Ablo and Andre Leon Tally, the longtime Vogue editor who died earlier this week.

"It was an honor and a privilege to be part of this wonderful show; paying homage to Virgil. "This is just the beginning of what needs to unfold in your vision and legacy," Campbell wrote.

 

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Other celebrities present included Venus Williams, Dave Chapel, Victor Cruz, Evan Mock, Luca Sabat and Jay Balvin.

Abloch's sudden death last year came after a two-year public secret battle with cancer, but fans can still get his fashion creations.

Earlier this week, Louis Vuitton and Nike announced the release of a limited edition "Air Force 1" sneaker of the late designer, which will be auctioned at Sotheby's and later released in Vuitton stores.

 

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