How the Luxury Industry Finally Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Hip-Hop

Crowned in a diamond-studded halo of thorns by Tiffany & Co. and draped in Louis Vuitton, Kendrick Lamar, one of the hottest musicians around, took his seat in the front row of the venerable house’s spring-summer 2023 menswear show in June, next to iconic Black supermodel Naomi Campbell. As men in bomber jackets, baggy pants and other hip-hop-inspired silhouettes sauntered down the runway, the Grammy- and Pulitzer Prize–winning rapper recited a lyrical ode to Virgil Abloh, the collection’s groundbreaking Black artistic director and multi-hyphenate force who died in November. Read more at Robb Report