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Virgil Abloh graces GRIND magazine’s latest issue sitting on a vintage 1996 Helmut Lang for Louis Vuitton record box, and as the new menswear creative director at Louis Vuitton, the elite French fashion house has just teased an upcoming variation of the classic LV record box/trunk from the esteemed designer.

Notably as part of Virgil Abloh’s inaugural SS19 collection for Louis Vuitton, slated to kick off on Thursday, June 21 at Paris Fashion Week, the usual monogrammed variation of the trunk is now brandless, but instead flaunting a more understated approach with its entirety draped in black, and detailed with matching leather handles, matte metallic drawbolts, and a sturdy clasp.

You can expect to see this featured piece, and the full SS19 range from Virgil Abloh at Louis Vuitton’s fashion presentation on June 21. For more, here’s everything you need to know about Virgil Abloh’s first LV show.

Up next, Virgil Abloh’s “CUTTING ROOM FLOOR” exhibition recreates his home studio.

Words by Renz Ofiaza
Staff Writer

Renz Ofiaza is a Staff Writer at Highsnobiety and based in Brooklyn.

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