Look around any fashion capital, and it’s quickly clear that streetwear clothing reigns supreme. Long viewed as a niche market, streetwear now permeates every level of the fashion industry, from traditional sportswear brands to heritage fashion houses. This stunning transformation can be credited in no small part to barrier-breaking creators like the late Virgil Abloh. In 2018, Abloh was appointed artistic director of menswear for Louis Vuitton. His Louis Vuitton men's collections stand out for their seamless marriage of haute streetwear and savoir faire.
With temperatures rising, now is the time to update your wardrobe with summer-ready streetwear style. Abloh’s Louis Vuitton streetwear clothing, infused with the designer’s unbridled optimism and postmodern sense of fun, are the perfect complement to sunny days ahead. Read on to discover our top streetwear picks, featuring Louis Vuitton accessories and apparel by the visionary designer.
8 of the Best Streetwear Clothing Items to Buy Now
This cycling-inspired Louis Vuitton jacket is the perfect piece for a freewheeling summer adventure – whether you’re rolling on two wheels or not. The Louis Vuitton top, which hails from Abloh’s first, Wizard of Oz-inspired SS19 collection of Louis Vuitton clothing, is an eye-catching example of the designer’s deft synthesis of luxury, streetwear, and pop culture. The Louis Vuitton jacket is embellished with colorful patches featuring quotes from the 1939 film. A circular patch reads, “Pay no attention to the man behind the curtain,” while a second says, “No one knows what’s going to happen next.” A third, appearing below the cycling jacket’s prominent LV branding, is emblazoned with the iconic line, “Follow the yellow brick road.”
Abloh’s bold take on the luxury streetwear t-shirt takes us even further down the famed yellow brick road. Luckily, summer is the perfect time to hit the streets in streetwear paved with gold. Announcing itself with a prominent LV logo, the black Louis Vuitton t-shirt is another standout piece from the maison’s SS19 men's streetwear collection lineup. The Louis Vuitton t-shirt pays homage to Oz’s iconic thoroughfare, with the LV logo expressed in an eye-catching yellow brick pattern.
For the streetwear aficionado who prefers to make a subtler statement, this Virgil Abloh-designed Louis Vuitton t-shirt is an elegantly understated rendition of a luxury streetwear style t-shirt. Created in lightweight silicone, the raised LV logo at the chest presents a modern, minimalist take on the brand’s iconic signature. An inside out-effect label at the back of the Louis Vuitton t-shirt’s soft jersey fabric adds to the contemporary feel.
White tee devotees will find themselves swept away by this graphic Louis Vuitton t-shirt, another Louis Vuitton clothing design by Virgil Abloh. The white t-shirt defies expectations – we’re definitely not in Kansas anymore – with winking references to the world of Oz. On the front of the Louis Vuitton t-shirt, the words “Not Home” are printed in rainbow colors above Abloh’s fresh interpretation of the LV logo. The back of the Louis Vuitton t-shirt is printed with the words “Kansas Winds” and features a geometrically-rendered tornado– a metaphor, perhaps, for the Virgil Abloh’s own whirlwind ascent in fashion.
For a streetwear outfit that will never go out of style, pair an Louis Vuitton t-shirt with a pair of Louis Vuitton jeans. Here, Abloh elevates the classically tailored, 5 pocket design of these slim fit jeans with a subtle allover LV monogram. The dark-wash denim of these Louis Vuitton jeans features a zip fly with a black single button closure, while black ‘LV’ metal rivets complete the design.
Louis Vuitton accessories are a luxe complement to any streetwear clothing wardrobe, no matter the season. The bright, bold colors in this silk Louis Vuitton scarf make it especially suited to the sultry summer months. The luxurious Louis Vuitton scarf, from Abloh’s SS19 Louis Vuitton men's collection, depicts the famous scene from The Wizard of Oz in which Dorothy and her traveling companions embark on their journey to the Emerald City. Abloh’s fresh Louis Vuitton logo at the bottom corner completes the design. The rare Louis Vuitton scarf was released exclusively to VIP Louis Vuitton clients, adding to its allure.
For an equally vivid streetwear look, embrace the psychedelic vibes of summer in this Louis Vuitton bandana. Crafted in soft and breezy cotton, the Louis Vuitton bandana is inkjet printed with a fluorescent 3D rendering of the LV logo for maximum visual impact. Abloh’s updated take on the LV logo adds the final touch to the luxe pink Louis Vuitton bandana.
Crisp, clean and effortlessly put-together, white-on-white looks are a summer streetwear style staple for a reason. This Louis Vuitton belt, from Abloh’s SS19 Louis Vuitton men's collection, is the perfect addition to a stylish streetwear wardrobe of summer whites. The Louis Vuitton belt, in Taurillon leather with a gommato finish, is subtly embossed with the Louis Vuitton monogram. A matte LV belt buckle in the shape of the iconic Louis Vuitton initials completes the tonal look of this white LV belt.