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Classics Virgils Vintage Legacy

18:16  05 december  2021
18:16  05 december  2021 Source:   berliner-zeitung.de

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What does this mean now for the creations of Virgil abloh? Well, since they are usually not older than ten years, they are strictly not as "vintage". However, some of Abloh's drafts, especially sneakers and bags, were already traded directly after the appearance for multiple boot price on resale platforms. His first pieces of off-white are already advanced with cult items and represented in collections of fashion museums, on modern-vintage auctions at Sotheby's and Christie's they achieve maximum prices. Many of his pieces will increase significantly in the future. Because experience shows that the death of a designer or even the end of a design phase of a fashion designer affect the prices on the vintage market prices.

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This was first showed after the murder of Gianni Versaces in 1997 in Miami. The designer had found himself on the summit of his glory. At that time there was no online portals yet and so the stationary second handhand was overrun by fans of the Italian designer brand. Only the renowned shop "Decades" in Los Angeles reported by more than 1000 requests for Versaces famous colorful silk shirts, leather jackets and the medusies decorated clothes made of older collections. Within days, prices rose by more than four times the purchase price. Similarly, it behaved after the death of Karl Lagerfeld. The Chanel Accessories and Key Pieces of the 2019 died modemaker cost today the multiple of the original price. Fans are ready for fashion jewelry, bags or even for the famous jackets in worn condition horrendous sums on the table.

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ALLOH, in the last ten years, shaped a whole new approach to the fashion design and has been a decade of renewal and change - much like Tom Ford in the nineties for the house Gucci. At Ford alone the finish was handled as a Gucci chief designer in 2002 to catapult his creations in the priced vintage sky. Even the current creative chief Allessandro Michele regularly shows new interpretations of success models such as velvet-smoking or siren-jersey clothes to direct the attention of the vintage market to the new edition of the house.

My advice is: Who is now and his ingenious ideas - and not only a memorial, but would like to possess a potentially rising vintage piece in the future - should now buy shopping. And either part of his current collections for Louis Vuitton or off-white or an accessory, or you are looking for the garment of the past seasons on the vintage market. Because so sad the early death of Virgil Abloh is also, his designs will continue to be valid in the future and bring us a lot of value in addition to a lot of pleasure.

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