Double Trouble

L'OFFICIEL Singapore|July 2020

Double Trouble
When it comes to two of the biggest collaborations of 2020, you could say it’s a case of great minds thinking alike. And it seems that what Virgil Abloh and Kim Jones have in mind is roots. Both designers come full circle this year by joining forces with the creatives who most inspired them in their formative years – Abloh with Nigo, and Jones with Shawn Stussy
Abigail Leong


When late last year Virgil Abloh remarked that streetwear is going to die in this decade, he sent shockwaves through the industry and set the internet ablaze with controversy. Although it turns out he meant to say that streetwear isn’t dying but rather evolving into something different, he nevertheless put his words into action for a new collaboration with Human Made and Bape founder Tomoaki Nagao (aka Nigo), as part of Louis Vuitton Men’s Pre-Fall 2020 collection.


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July 2020