On this day in history, Virgil Abloh was born.

The Off-White™ founder, Louis Vuitton menswear designer, and generally prolific creator turns 41 today, marking the beginning of a new year for one of fashion's most influential figures.

In 2021 alone, Highsnobiety wrote over 40 articles about Abloh — a pretty staggering sum, if you think about it.

It's easy to justify our continued coverage of Abloh, considering the sheer volume of projects he takes on. Among some of the designer's achievements this year: he released a slew of new Off-White™ x Nike sneakers, dropped an opulent collab with crystal maker Baccarat, and wore a hilariously literal outfit to the Met Gala. Just a few days ago, he released a line of merchandise with The Met — where some of his designs are currently on display.

To properly celebrate Abloh's birth, we've rounded up every single article we wrote about him in 2021. Virgil, if you're reading this: here's to many more.

Like His Gala 'Fit, Virgil Abloh's Met Merch Cuts to the Chase

 

Dinner Is Served on Off-White™ x Ginori Plates

 

Cop a Virgil-Designed Cardboard Chair Here But Don't Sit on It

 

From Virgil to the Fashion World, and Beyond

 

You'll be Racing to Secure Virgil's Next Off-White™ x Nike Drop

 

BTS Team Up With Virgil Abloh for a Louis Vuitton Spin-Off Collection

 

Off-White™ Is Back on the Runway & M.I.A Joined in Too

 

Of Course Virgil Abloh Has Exclusive Merch for His ICA Boston Exhibit

 

Both Pairs of the Off-White™ x Nike Air Jordan Low Are on the Way

 

Louis Vuitton x Nike AF1 Isn't a Collab, It's a Bootleg

 

Louis Vuitton x Nike Air Force 1: Virgil Abloh Unites Giants

 

Virgil Didn't Have to Go This Hard on Louis Vuitton's SS22 Men's Collection

 

Louis Vuitton's Eco-Felt Makes a Luxurious Case for Circular Design

 

You Can Now Buy Virgil Abloh's Sculptural Water Cooler

 

Sorry, But Nike Isn't Letting You Choose Which Off-White™ Dunks You Get

 

Virgil & Nigo Just Dropped Louis Vuitton Squared...Squared

 

We're Not Surprised That Virgil Abloh Pedals a Bespoke Palace Bike

 

Virgil Abloh Confirms the Off-White™ x Nike "The 50"

 

Virgil Just Iced Out the LV Trainer for Summer

 

Drive Through Lagos With Rema in Virgil Abloh's New Visual

 

Virgil Abloh's $500 Baccarat Glass Is the Unnecessary Luxury You Need Right Now

 

Louis Vuitton's Trainer Mule Is Basically a Posh Birkenstock

 

Virgil's New Off-White™ Collection Should Be Called "Off the Couch"

 

Off-White™'s "I Support Black Women" Is More Than a Slogan

 

2018's Off-White™ Chuck 70 Could Be Restocking Next Week

 

Summer 2021 Is the Season of Watercolor, Just Ask Louis Vuitton

 

Off-White™'s "Lemonade" Air Force 1s Are Dropping Any Day Now

 

Your Wake-Up Routine Just Got Off-White-ified

 

Special Report: Please Use Your Words

 

This Sample (RED) x LV Trainer Is Being Auctioned Off for Charity

 

Off-White™ Just Entered a New Dimension

 

The Off-White™ Mountain Cleats Are Basically Football Boots for the Streets

 

Virgil Looks to James Baldwin & Travel for His Most Vital Louis Vuitton Collection Yet

 

CDG's Foamposites Stole the Show at Fashion Week FW21

 

Stop Doomscrolling and Pick Up One of These Coffee Table Books

 

Virgil's New LV Trainers Are Made From Old Louis Vuitton Shoes

 

Everything We Know About All Seven "Pending" Off-White™ x Nike Sneakers

 

Virgil Abloh Teases 7 "Pending" Off-White™ x Nike Collabs

 

Virgil Abloh's Nike Book ICONS Just Restocked

 

Vigil Abloh Takes Us Inside Louis Vuitton's New Temporary Store

 

Virgil Abloh's Rarest Louis Vuitton Sneakers Are Up for Grabs This Month

 

Virgil Abloh's Legacy Has Nothing to Do With Clothing

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