Dev Hynes tapped to soundtrack Louis Vuitton’s AW19 show

Dev Hynes
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The former Crack Magazine cover star soundtracked Virgil Abloh’s second collection for Louis Vuitton yesterday (17 January).

The artist confirmed the news via Instagram, stating that he worked with Ian Isiah, Mikey Freedom Hart, Jason RC, Abloh and Benji B on arrangements and the live performance.

Furthermore, Octavian – who Crack Magazine cited as one of 25 artists shaping the future of music – modelled LV’s AW19 collection. It’s not the first time the south London artist has walked the runway for the French fashion house, having made his catwalk and Louis Vuitton debut at last season’s show.

 

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@louisvuitton @virgilabloh 2019 see la flame 🔥 in my eyes

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Following on from his AW19 showcase, Abloh collaborated with designer Jun Takahashi to helm the first edition of the global club night series Sound Design. The line-up featured Thom Yorke opening proceedings at Concrete with a DJ set.

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