Art, Darling

Antwaun Sargent wanted to change the art world. He already has.

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Virgil Abloh’s Last Show

At Off-White, paying homage to the late designer’s work and legacy.

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Why Streetwear Is Dead

Long live fashion. They are actually one and the same.

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The Artists We Lost in 2021, in Their Words

Some artists held the spotlight for generations. Others left us lamenting careers cut short. Here is a tribute to those we lost this year.

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The Shoes of Our Lost Icons Are Still Full of Life

A look at the indelible footprints of Hank Aaron, Virgil Abloh, Halyna Hutchins and more.

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Sneaker Sellers Wrestle With Price Spikes After Virgil Abloh’s Death

When unexpected tragedy, unsatiable hypebeasts and the rapidly growing resale market collide.

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Virgil Abloh, Ahmaud Arbery and the Fragility of Black Men’s Lives

Black men and women face violence in everyday life. That’s something that needs to be talked about. 

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Oh, to Be Mentored by Virgil Abloh

The designer made it his mission to foster the talents of young creators.

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Virgil Abloh’s Approach to Fashion

His designs may not always have been trailblazing, yet his disruptions of a static industry altered fashion for good.

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What Is Cardiac Angiosarcoma?

Virgil Abloh, the celebrated fashion designer, died at 41 after being diagnosed with the rare cancer. Here’s what we know about it.

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Virgil Abloh, Ambassador and Infiltrator

Look around at the way young men now think about clothes, design and music, and you’ll see him everywhere.

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Virgil Abloh, Bold Designer of Men’s Wear, Dies at 41

His expansive approach to design inspired comparisons to artists including Andy Warhol and Jeff Koons. For him, clothes were totems of identity.

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Nurturing the Next Fashion Leaders

How Virgil Abloh, Aerin Lauder and Darren Walker are navigating the shutdown.

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Taylor Swift’s Ode to Moving On, and 9 More New Songs

Hear tracks by Barry Gibb and Dolly Parton, Rhye, Tim Berne and others.

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Is It Street Wear or Is It Art?

The hottest new street wear label in Los Angeles is more like a personal art project.

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On the Eve of New York Fashion Week, What’s Next?

Four fashion insiders debate the questions swirling around shows, clothes and race.

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Politics Is Back in Fashion

Four years ago, many designers said they wouldn’t dress Melania Trump. This election, designers and retailers have another message: Vote.

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What Are Walter Van Beirendonck, Virgil Abloh and Kanye West Fighting About?

Walter Van Beirendonck says Louis Vuitton’s latest men’s collection looks familiar, and Kanye West steps into the fray.

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It’s Time to End Racism in the Fashion Industry. But How?

Everyone thinks the industry needs to change. They don’t yet agree on how.

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Matthew Williams Takes Over Givenchy

This is not the house Audrey Hepburn’s image built.

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Everyone Is Mad at Virgil Abloh Over the George Floyd Protests

The Off-White and Louis Vuitton designer has become a target of social media anger and frustration because of statements about the protests.

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