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Nordstrom Celebrates Virgil Abloh With Latest “Concept 018” Pop-Up Collection

Dedicated to the late designer's work in fashion, art, and culture.

Nearly nine months after Virgil Abloh’s passing, the late designer’s estate teamed up with Nordstrom for a series of capsule lines, titled “Concept 018: Virgil Abloh Securities,” for its New Concepts@Nordstrom shop. The collections encompass many of Abloh’s creative endeavors throughout his career in fashion, art, and culture.

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Click ahead to see everything we know about Nordstrom’s “Concept 018” capsule with Virgil Abloh’s estate, including what to expect, how to shop the coveted collab, and more.

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Nordstrom’s latest partnership with Abloh’s estate unifying the late designer’s flagship projects in the “Concept 018: Virgil Abloh Securities” series, capturing and celebrating his most sought-after works throughout his career in fashion, art, and culture.Courtesy of Nordstrom
Nordstrom & Abloh’s concept store will include pieces from his apparel brand Off-White, his creative studio Alaska Alaska, art store Canary Yellow, and the Church & State merchandise from his “Figures of Speech” exhibition, which is currently on display at the Brooklyn Museum.Courtesy of Nordstrom
Nordstrom’s shop features both men’s and womenswear pieces, starting with an exclusive capsule from Off-White. You can find embroidered T-shirts and varsity jackets, joggers, and kilts for men. There are also dresses, cropped tees, and so much more, priced from $400 to $4,465.Courtesy of Nordstrom
The exclusive collection includes accessories like baseball caps and dégradé sneakers, among other items like printed handbags and Abloh’s Paperwork fragrance.Courtesy of Nordstrom
The “Canary Yellow” collection features logo-adorned T-shirts and others with Abloh’s signature strip or quotes like “Design is the Freshest Scam.” There are also Denim Tears x Canary Yellow hoodies and Pyrex tops, among other fun knickknacks like candles and keychains.Courtesy of Nordstrom
Other pieces in the shop feature a collaboration with skateboarder Sal Barbier. You can shop items like T-shirts, jackets, jeans, and sneakers, with prices ranging from $335 to $940. There is also a selection of decorated skateboards retailing for $545.Courtesy of Nordstrom
Lastly, the “Figures of Speech/Brooklyn Museum” line includes a range of adult and children’s apparel, with pieces like boxy T-shirts, oversized hoodies, and track pants. There are also goodies like tote bags and mugs, and prices range from $9 to $130.Courtesy of Nordstrom
After the opening party in June among other events, Nordstrom is also joining as a sponsor of Abloh’s exhibition at the Brooklyn Museum, with the “Concept 018” campaign photos shot onsite. Courtesy of Nordstrom
Nordstrom is also supporting Abloh’s “Post-Modern” Fashion Scholarship Fund, which will include a direct donation to selected scholars and provide the opportunity to join mentorship sessions with the store’s executives to learn in-depth about the retail business.Courtesy of Nordstrom
“We started working on the project with Virgil and his team back in March 2021, and hope that the end result can help in celebrating his passion, energy, and purpose which he brought to every endeavor,” says Sam Lobban, EVP GMM of Apparel and Designer at Nordstrom, in an official statement. “We’re grateful to Shannon Abloh and the Virgil Abloh Securities team for the opportunity, and excited for our customers to be able to participate in continuing his legacy.”Courtesy of Nordstrom
Starting on Thursday, Aug. 11, the “Concept 018: Virgil Abloh Securities” collections will be available online through the end of October exclusively at Nordstrom.com, plus 15 of its retail locations.Courtesy of Nordstrom