With a degree in Civil Engineering University of Wisconsin-Madison and an MA from the Illinois Institute of Technology he began his career in design as an architect. Thereafter, he took on a roll as creative Director for Kanye West and his creative content company DONDA, a position he has held for the past decade...
His transition into the realm of fashion began with working at Fendi under Silvia Fendi. Over the years Abloh has collaborated with the likes of Nick Knight, Riccardo Tisci, Kim Jones, Takashi Murakami, Olivier Rousteing (Balmain), Giuseppe Zanotti, George Condo on a wide array of creative projects.
In December 2012 he launched an art project titled Pyrex Vision based upon juxtaposition, which ultimately led to the creation of Off-White over a year later. Offering both mens and womenswear, Off-White can be found in some of the world’s most famous retailers.
Retailers include the likes of Colette, Barney’s New York, Maxfield’s, The Webster Miami, Selfridges and Trés bien to name but a few. The brand also has ambassador by the likes of Rihanna, Jay Z, Rita Ora, Kim Kardashian, Victor Cruz and other important personalities in culture and the music scene.off---white.com