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FIRST LOOK: Celebrity Favorite Luxury Streetwear Brand Off-White Is Here With A Manila Exclusive

 

Are you ready? Because we know we are.

Ready your hearts, minds, and wallets as Off-White c/o Virgil Abloh finally lands on Philippine soil next week, August 8. The luxury streetwear brand headed by one of the most prominent young designers in the fashion industry today officially opens its doors in 8 Rockwell, Makati on the 8th of August. 

Best known for his pioneering creative and design work for the brand, Virgil Abloh sets the trend for streetwear and youth culture in the contemporary context today. Celebrities like the Kardashians, Rihanna, and Kanye West, are huge fans of the line, and can frequently be spotted sporting a piece or two from the brand with a cult following.

 


The man behind the brand: Virgil Abloh

 

The Off-White show has become one of the most awaited runway shows at Paris Fashion Week today, and while their design studio is based in Milan, Italy, their design philosophy spans a global culture evident today, and its influence cannot be denied. 

Here in Manila, expect to be wowed by their Fall/Winter 2018 collection as well as a full line of men and women's RTW line, together with coveted leather goods and accessories set in a beautifully unique retail environment. 

 


A render of the Off-White store soon to open in Manila. 

The boutique takes inspiration from Giorgio de Chirico's Presente e passato (1936) and Piazza d'Italia con statua (1937), yet still manages to maintain that contemporary look native to the brand. White marble and bricks and stainless steel accents are to be found in the space, and a raw feel is punctuated by copper tubes and bottles.

 


From L to R: Presente e passato (1936) by Giorgio de Chirico, and Piazza d'Italia con statua (1937) by Giorgio de Chirico

ATTN: Collectors! Alongside the regular merchandise to be found at the opening, a "Manila Exclusive" t-shirt and hoodie will be available up for grabs! 

 


The Off-White Manila Exclusive Hoodie

See you there!

 

Photos courtesy of H&F Retail Concepts, Inc.