LVMH Acquires Majority Stake in Virgil Abloh’s Off-White Brand

LVMH Acquires Majority Stake in Virgil Abloh's Off-White Brand

Virgil Abloh — the fashion designer, DJ and pundit of pop culture — is about to become the most powerful Black executive at the most powerful luxury goods group in the world.On Tuesday, LVMH announced it was acquiring a 60 percent stake in Off-White, the luxury streetwear brand Mr. Abloh founded in 2013 and which … Read more

Off-White Says its Red Zip Tie Trademark is No Different Than Fashion Brands’ Uses of Their Logos

Off-White Says its Red Zip Tie Trademark is No Different Than Fashion Brands' Uses of Their Logos

Off-White is still in the midst of fighting for registrations for two of its many trademarks. At issue: the red zip tie that is commonly attached to the brand’s footwear and handbag offerings, and the “For Walking” word mark – quotation marks, included – which has appeared on some of the brand’s shoes, including a … Read more