Virgil Abloh has a thing for works in progress. On the phone from Paris last night he said, âHumans are often obsessed with erasing their impact or trying to make something look flawless, like a beautifully laid wood floor or a perfectly cylindrical piece of pottery. Iâve always been one for things that have evidence of the human.â Ablohâs interest in the unfinished comes across very clearly on his Instagram account, where heâll post photos of product in development, scooping all the publications, new media and old, that track him, and making the jockeying for exclusives that gets done pretty much meaningless. He blasted behind-the-scenes clips from this lookbook shoot to his 3.2 million followers three days ago. They donât call him a âdisruptorâ for nothing.
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