Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020

Today, streetwear characterises the clothes we actually wear and the way streetwear characterises the clothes we actually wear and the way we wear them. For the Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2020 collection

Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020

Streetwear is a label freely adopted and rejected by Virgil Abloh. Through the contemporary breakdown of dress codes, the popular idea Through the contemporary breakdown of dress codes, the popular idea of streetwear calls for a redefinition of the term itself. Today, of streetwear calls for a redefinition of the term itself.

Today, streetwear characterises the clothes we actually wear and the way streetwear characterises the clothes we actually wear and the way we wear them. For the Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2020 collection, we wear them. For the Louis Vuitton Fall-Winter 2020 collection, men’s artistic director Virgil Abloh studies the evolving men’s artistic director Virgil Abloh studies the evolving anthropology of the suit and the reprogramming of traditional dress anthropology of the suit and the reprogramming of traditional dress codes.

Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020

Tailoring and the tapered silhouette – the firm symbols of codes. Tailoring and the tapered silhouette – the firm symbols of convention, trade and success – depart their corporate comfort convention, trade and success – depart their corporate comfort zone: twisted and turned, the dress codes of an old world are zone: twisted and turned, the dress codes of an old world are neutralised, re-appropriated and embraced for a progressive neutralised, re-appropriated and embraced for a progressive joie joie de vivrede vivre. Don’t let your day job define you.

Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020

Don’t let your day job define you. Employing his evolving premise of boyhood at Louis Vuitton, Employing his evolving premise of boyhood at Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh investigates the lifelong relationship formed by Virgil Abloh investigates the lifelong relationship formed by adolescent and young men with shirting and suiting. It is material adolescent and young men with shirting and suiting. It is material and figurative exercise in freedom, presented within the familiar and figurative exercise in freedom, presented within the familiar constrictions of tailoring.

Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020

Surrealism is the instinctive act of constrictions of tailoring. Surrealism is the instinctive act of making the ordinary extraordinary. The abstraction of the familiar making the ordinary extraordinary. The abstraction of the familiar expands our routine horizons and makes us see the world through expands our routine horizons and makes us see the world through unfazed eyes. Virgil Abloh applies the mechanics of the surreal unfazed eyes. Virgil Abloh applies the mechanics of the surreal to rewind the clock on our collective age-inflicted comprehension. to rewind the clock on our collective age-inflicted comprehension.

Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020
Louis Vuitton Men’s Collection by Virgil Abloh Fall-Winter 2020

Gazing at the world through the optics of a child – of an Gazing at the world through the optics of a child – of an adolescent or a young man – is tantamount to first impressions, adolescent or a young man – is tantamount to first impressions, to the purity of mind and the refreshing optimism of naivety. to the purity of mind and the refreshing optimism of naivety. The turn of a decade heralds an appetite for fresh motivations.The turn of a decade heralds an appetite for fresh motivations.Through a childlike perspective, the phenomena and traditions we Through a childlike perspective, the phenomena and traditions we take for granted are invigorated and elevated. Hovering over our take for granted are invigorated and elevated.

Hovering over our heads like the ceiling of an age-old chapel or an everlasting film heads like the ceiling of an age-old chapel or an everlasting film set, the clouds in the sky appear dreamlike and infinite: Heaven set, the clouds in the sky appear dreamlike and infinite: Heaven on Earth. Broken clocks, engineered to spin backwards, are still on Earth. Broken clocks, engineered to spin backwards, are still right twice a day. The suit – a man’s mundane corporate uniform – right twice a day.

The suit – a man’s mundane corporate uniform – is de- and recoded into a symbol of craft and creativity. As part is de- and recoded into a symbol of craft and creativity. As part of the set in the Jardin des Tuileries, the traditional tools of of the set in the Jardin des Tuileries, the traditional tools of the artisan are magnified into lionised sculptures; the icons of the artisan are magnified into lionised sculptures; the icons of tradition honoured and changed with equal enjoyment.tradition honoured and changed with equal enjoyment.

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