'BoF' Names Virgil Abloh and Yara Shahidi as Fashion's New Vanguard
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Business of Fashion has finally revealed the cover stars for its 2018 BoF 500 issue. This year’s lists of fashion’s change agents includes Off-White™ founder Virgil Abloh and Grown-ish actress Yara Shahidi. Chairman of Kering François-Henri Pinault and activist Kalpona Akter are also featured on two of the four covers that have been shared.
BoF names Abloh as a disruptor who went from taking over streetwear to landing a role as Louis Vuitton’s men’s artistic director. He shares that his plan to inspire young kids to chase their dreams. At just eighteen-years-old, Yara has achieved a lifetime of accomplishments. As she begins her freshman year at Harvard the Black-ish star will also be using her platform to increase votership for the U.S mid-term elections.
Fans will be able to screen the full list and interviews with the each of the featured cover stars after purchasing a hard-copy of the issue. Find copies on magazine stands soon.
- Business Of Fashion