For his second runway with Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh’s collection turned to the life of Michael Jackson for inspiration – the set, a recreation of a New York street scene paid homage to the Billie Jean video.
Opening with a series of grey wool tailoring with the same fabric bags. Sportswear elements were rendered in tailoring fabrics. World flags (representing the nationalities of his design team) were made into pleated skirts, trench coats hung from luggage. Prints depicted characters from the Wiz which starred Jackson as the scarecrow.