Abloh passed away at the age of 41 on Sunday (November 28), of a hemangioma in the heart, a form of cancer. The designer served as the artistic director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear collections and was the founder of the fashion label Off-White.
Louis Vuitton held the presentation of Abloh’s spring/summer 2022 collection in Miami, Florida, on Tuesday (November 30). The event, called “Virgil Was Here”, is a way for the fashion house to show “a tribute to the life and legacy of a creative genius”.
Based on The Hollywood ReporterTrump and Kushner attended the fashion show alongside guests such as Kim Kardashian West, Kanye West, Pharrell Williams and Bella Hadid.
The publication shared a photo of the couple traveling with other guests, as well as an image of name tags that read “Madame Ivanka Trump” and “Monsieur Jared Kushner.”
Some people voiced disagreement on social media after news of the attendance of Trump and Kushner. Both were senior advisers to Donald Trump, Ivanka’s father, during his presidency, and they remain tied to his statements and policies.
Journalist Marlow Stern tweeted that Trump and Kushner were given their seats “for a performance in memory of the late Virgil Abloh is outrageous”.
Journalist Kim Masters Written: “No normalization.”
Others shared: “I want them to stay hidden for the rest of their lives. It’s boring to see either of them. “
The Independent has reached out to Louis Vuitton for comment.
https://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/us-politics/ivanka-jared-trump-lv-virgil-abloh-b1967915.html Anger as Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner attempt to return to the social stage at Virgil Abloh tribute performance