At Off-White‘s fall 2022 present on Feb. 28 in Paris, an all-star forged of expertise took the runway to honor late founder Virgil Abloh. Fashions paraded down the catwalk in a mixture of ethereal, mourning-inspired designs that paid homage to Abloh’s life and profession.
Supermodel Naomi Campbell closed the present in an extended buttonless black coat, blue velour pants and a black high hat; tennis legend Serena Williams modeled a grey deconstructed tie-dye mesh midi gown; Kendall Jenner walked in a strapless sequin mini with Abloh’s signature inscription studying “Little Black Costume”; Adut Akech rocked a fluid embellished purple robe; Bella Hadid donned a voluminous practice robe with puff sleeves and a sweetheart neckline; and Cindy Crawford modeled a black crop silk lapel blazer worn over a tiered tulle skirt, whereas holding a purse that learn “Extra Life.”
Aptly referred to as “Spaceship Earth: an Imaginary Expertise,” the present commemorates a person whose accomplishments as Louis Vuitton’s artistic director, a DJ, an architect, and artistic collaborator, felt out of this world. It additionally marked the debut of a brand new high fashion line, executing Abloh’s imaginative and prescient for Off-White’s eventual foray into wearable couture.
When he handed away final November, many celebrities, together with those that walked the runway, acknowledged the multi-hyphenate’s outsize influence on trend, music, and design on social media. The Off-White present is the third in a sequence of bodily tributes to Abloh, the primary two executed by Louis Vuitton in Miami and Paris.
A number of celebrities and high-profile business leaders additionally attended the particular celebration, most notably Rihanna who wore an Off-White leather-based minidress from the spring assortment. Pharrell Williams, Idris Elba, and Anna Wintour had been among the many star-studded crowd. Forward, recognize among the appears, and see the celebrities who joined to pay homage to the one and solely Virgil Abloh.