Fashion / Fashion Week

Louis Vuitton’s pastel-frantic collection is a midsummer’s placid dream 

Virgil Abloh returns with a fresh take for Louis Vuitton men’s, showcasing his latest collection in Paris on June 20th. 

As one of the season’s most awaited runways, Abloh stormed out an eclectic assortment of tailored looks inspired by nature, creating garments that upsurge a street-meet-luxe balance. The sophisticated and avant-garde silhouettes featured in Spring-like colourways of blue, pink, green and yellow pastel hues, alongside bolder floral prints that starred on graceful yet elegant layering. 

Virgil Abloh’s utilitarian soul were iterated throughoutpractical-styled outerwear pieces and blazer jackets featured a abundant hems and dagger panelling. Trousers were a further stylistic whirlwind, boasting multi-pocketed straps alongside pleated pants. Additionally, a silk organza trio of a shirt, jacket and short were decked by a rainbow LV monogram, causing a major moment during the show.

Uplifting the ensembles were leather-goods in pastel hues, while on the other hand sedate grey tones featured in both rucksacks and crocodile-skin pouches. Stand-out looks saw models in kites around their chest, likewise straw hats, chained belt straps and lots of flowers, accessorised by leather rain-boots and imperative 3-D detailing, which took an imperative stance towards the end of the show.

20 June 2019