Virgil Abloh was an entrepreneur and fashion designer from the United States.
Best Virgil Abloh Quotes
I do fashion to tell a narrative. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I think my original ambition was to be an artist. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I like the idea of a fully realized collection with artists. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t have the patience to be a non-creator. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’m mostly into buying art from friends. I like to keep it vague – just whatever I find intriguing. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t come up with ideas in a test tube; I come up with ideas by breaking test tubes. That’s how I’ve always been. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Whenever I’m doing a collection, I’m inspired by the world around us. ~ Virgil Abloh.
All I do all day is think of ideas and implement them. That’s an industry, you know. I’m trying to make art on a commercial scale. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My dad is a Ghanaian immigrant, and he wanted a son who was an engineer. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My general premise is not about selling clothes. If that’s your end goal, then all of a sudden everything looks the same, you know – you start designing by numbers. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Famous Virgil Abloh Quotes
I interned at Fendi while Michael Burke was overseeing Fendi. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’m a kid from Chicago. I know what it was like to see Obama become president. We felt the tectonic plates of the world shift. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I hate stores. Stores are corny. It’s a fact. Who wants to be sold anything? ~ Virgil Abloh.
I look at culture, and I see what the kids around me are wearing, and I see a particular style. I understand the space between fashion and streetwear. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I pride myself in collaborating and being a creative director, and creative direction isn’t putting my opinion first. It’s supporting an artist so they get the most out of the project. ~ Virgil Abloh.
People that are able to think in terms of concepts and offer us valuable forms of art are very exciting to me. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My lifestyle doesn’t really account for movies. I can’t even remember what I last saw. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I hate being up onstage with a microphone. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t have to choose between high fashion or streetwear. My brand reminds me that it doesn’t have to fit in a box. It can just be in a gray area. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Fashion and music are two great artistic forms that can be molded by the youth culture – our taste and our passion for evolving things in our limited time on earth allows us to look at things with fresh eyes. ~ Virgil Abloh.
There’s no line between a designer and consumer. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t know where my parents got my name. I’m sure they saw it in a movie, maybe. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Inspirational Virgil Abloh Quotes
What I love about tennis is the gracefulness. It’s an aggressive and powerful game, but it takes touch and finesse. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I feel like I’m figuring things out, but I don’t feel accomplished yet. I still feel like I’m an intern. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I just wanna start a brand that inspires and is geared towards youth. ~ Virgil Abloh.
The whole point of collaboration is that you give and take from each other, and that’s how you create things that are totally new. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I always joke that, at any given time, I’m supposed to be at two other places. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I was never meant to, like, work and then turn it off and sit on the couch. I just have a vision, and I’m inspired by it. It’s sort of what makes me tick. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t do the vintage thing so much, just because it’s not me. There are some vintage designers I’ll buy things from, but mostly not. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Popular Virgil Abloh Quotes
For me, I analyze the modern girl, the girl that I’m friends with, and they’re empowered: They pay their own bills. They have their own style. They wear clothes – the clothes don’t wear them. ~ Virgil Abloh.
The amount of random conversations that lead to culture-shifting ideas is insane. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I try to talk on the phone as little as possible. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’m constantly inspired by my friends and the people I surround myself with and the cities that I’m traveling to. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Growing up, at high school, we all used to wear Champion garments, which, in America, are standard-issue gym uniforms. ~ Virgil Abloh.
The blue-collar culture, it’s not really a buttoned-up aesthetic. It’s a heavy-labor thing because you’re, like, sweating. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My friends and me, we’re the type that don’t care. We’re not into fashion. That’s, like, millennial spirit. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t sleep as much as normal people do. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I don’t want to be a celebrity designer. I want to keep my personal life out of it. ~ Virgil Abloh.
You can look at Lil Uzi and know he has a strong opinion about his aesthetic. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Top Virgil Abloh Quotes
As a young designer in tune with culture, I’m interested in the lifeline of trends. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Ironic things are interesting. ~ Virgil Abloh.
The best New Year’s resolution I ever made was probably to, like, pursue fashion in the spirit that I have now. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I want to put culture on a track so that it becomes more inclusive, more open source. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’ve been DJing since I was in high school. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My graphic design skills are superior to a lot of other things I can do; I use it as a part of my tool kit. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Everything I do references something that influenced me. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’d do anything at the right time, and I would also do things at the wrong time if they felt right. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I want Off-White to be a graphics-based brand. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Inspiring Virgil Abloh Quotes
I always live in multiple places. I’m never in the same city for seven days. ~ Virgil Abloh.
The fashion consumer likes a high-low mix – I want to be a brand that represents that. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Every idea that comes to mind I execute, or I look for outlets to put out ideas. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Clothing interests me, but it’s not the endpoint of my interest. ~ Virgil Abloh.
The most important message is to let me just focus on making the most beautiful normcore clothes, but as luxurious as possible. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My first degree was in structural engineering, which is super-boring. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’m fascinated by the idea that a human connection can be triggered through inanimate devices. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I have this overriding principle that streetwear could end up like disco: that it will be perceived well at the time but doesn’t age well at all. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Motivational Virgil Abloh Quotes
The most valuable thing in culture is to find something first – so everyone is always looking. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’m always trying to prove to my 17-year-old self that I can do creative things I thought weren’t possible. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My style is to never say no. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My goal was to tell a dialogue between high fashion and streetwear. So, the name Off-White, in my mind, is between black and white. So, that middle ground is a mixture between both genres of fashion. ~ Virgil Abloh.
From my perspective, I’m trying to stand for a generation. You know, each generation has designers who go along with it. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My greatest design tool personally is to look at what that genre is doing and make it 3–5% different. It’s in a way, trolling. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I love counterfeits, it’s the best feedback. It’s better than a great review in Vogue. If it’s working to a point where someone else can profit […] it’s really working. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I couldn’t beg a fashion writer to write about my project. But with Instagram, I made it my magazine. ~ Virgil Abloh.
When creativity melds together with global issues, I believe you can bring the world together. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Memorable Virgil Abloh Quotes
Music needs a visual element to make it tangible. So, naturally, there’s gonna be a synergy between high-level art direction and high-level albums. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Modern culture thrives off of the ironic. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Pyrex Vision’s first season was, for me, an expression of myself as an artist first, designer second. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I like to look at fashion and relate it to the time when it was happening. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I think that, in a digital age, album covers are becoming a lost art. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Art is made in hindsight. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I started off as a kid who didn’t care what my education was. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I believe in the romantic interchange between intellectuals about fashion. ~ Virgil Abloh.
From a very young age, as a teenager, I was into hip-hop and skateboarding and all those things that were akin to a kid in the ’90s. All those things are what resulted in clothes. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Encouraging Virgil Abloh Quotes
I think the reason why Off-White exists is to modernize fashion. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Humor is an entry point for humanity. ~ Virgil Abloh.
To me, graphic T-shirts are the most important and most expressive format for a designer or a person. Your taste in graphic tees says a lot about your point of view. ~ Virgil Abloh.
I’m not really into style. I’m more into confidence or having something to say. ~ Virgil Abloh.
My motivation is, in part, a bit of angst that comes from feeling like I don’t belong, that our generation doesn’t belong. ~ Virgil Abloh.
Criticism doesn’t worry me. ~ Virgil Abloh.
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