Fashioning Africa’s Future with Virgil Abloh and Studio One Eighty Nine

by Virgil Abloh & Abrima Erwiah


“I’m a product of Africa, Off-White is a product of Africa… I’m from Ghana, this is an African fashion house,” Abloh said.

In this conversation in support of Africa Edition (the free virtual event program open to those eager to move forward with careers in sports, entertainment and fashion, with a focus on the emerging African market), Virgil Abloh (multi-hyphenate, founder of Off-White, and before his passing, artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s Men Collection) and Abrima Erwiah (founder of Studio One Eighty Nine) discusses Africa’s newly-formed creative renaissance, and also discuss how, in Abloh’s words: “The higher you go up, the less oxygen there is there.”

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