Louis Vuitton pays tribute to Michael Jackson with Virgil Abloh’s streetwear-inspired show

Louis Vuitton pays tribute to Michael Jackson with Virgil Abloh's streetwear-inspired show

When you’re heralded as the future of the luxury goods sector, and everything you do is about the shock of the new – including inventing your own vocabulary for clothes and accessories – where is there left for you to go?

If you’re Virgil Abloh, creative director of Louis Vuitton menswear, the answer is back. His autumn/winter 2019 show was devoted to Michael Jackson’s style, beginning in the 1950s, with a set that evoked the icon’s 1980s New York heyday.

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