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Virgil Abloh just released a new capsule collection with Levi's, and to celebrate, we took a deep dive into his most memorable collaborations to date.

Fashion

10.24.2016

A Deep Dive into Virgil Abloh's Coolest Clothing Collabs

Virgil Abloh is a man of many trades. Though he’s often referred to as the creative director-slash-best friend of Kanye West, through his various independent endeavors, he’s made it clear that he has a creative vision of his own. The former designer of the now-defunct Pyrex Vision founded Off-White back in 2014. But what started as little more than a seemingly streetwear label has, in less than ten seasons, become worthy of a LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers. And that doesn’t even cover half of his own undertakings; Abloh has also founded Bromance Records with a group of Parisian DJs and producers and performs as a DJ himself. During the first week of October, the perennial jet-setter released a new collection with fragment design titled “FLUO”—one of his many ventures into the Asian Market—and just last week he unveiled a capsule collection with Levi’s. The collection includes such gems as a shearling trucker, a bomber jacket, and a slew of different style jeans, and is being sold for a pretty penny. So to celebrate the man of sundry talents, we’re looking back on some of his best fashion collaborations to date.

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SSENSE

Known for combining high and low fashion, Abloh teamed up with the luxury online retailer SSENSE and filmmaker Pierre Debusschere on a special capsule collection complete with subtle tie-dye looks and bold Off-White graphics.

Midnight Studios 

Keeping his affinity for youth culture alive, Abloh partnered with young designer Shane Gonzales of Midnight Studios to create a grungy, West Coast-inspired collection.

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Spaghetti Boys

The DJ-slash-art collective comprised of Asspizza, Kerwin Frost, and Ray Martinez have cultivated a range of events and collaborations all centered around the coolest kids on both the west and east coasts. And so it was only a matter of time until the Spaghetti Boys and Off-White worked together on something of their own; around this time last year, they unveiled a spooky collection appropriately titled “Horror Disco.”

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Dr. Martens

Abloh has officially made Dr. Martens cool again; Off-White has teamed up with the ’90s footwear staple on a new collaboration that’s available to purchase online.

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VLONE

A$AP Bari’s VLONE capsule collection was presented in L.A. earlier this year with the help of A$AP Rocky and Abloh himself. Unsurprisingly, the streetwear brand and Off-White designed a cooler-than-cool skate-inspired menswear line.

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Images courtesy of Highsnobiety and Complex.

Stayed tuned to Milk for more collaborations.

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