Stars react to Louis Vuitton's new menswear designer

Who says you can't do it all?

Virgil Abloh started out interning at Fendi alongside Kanye West back in 2009. Just two years later he became a Grammy-nominated art director for Jay-Z and Kanye West's album "Watch the Throne," and a year after that he launched his luxury Italian street-wear label Off-White. Since the brand's 2012 launch, Off-White has collaborated with every major company including Nike, Jimmy Choo, Ikea and Warby Parker. 

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When news broke yesterday that Abloh (who is only 37 years old) would take the reigns as Louis Vuitton's men's creative director, the internet went wild. This position was once held by Marc Jacobs for 16 years. The designer will still be designing for Off-White and told the New York Times he plans to "relocate his family to Paris for the job". 

From Kendall Jenner to Rita Ora, check out celeb reactions to Virgil Abloh's newest fashion venture below. 

Celebs react to Louis Vuitton's new menswear designer
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Celebs react to Louis Vuitton's new menswear designer
Virgil for Louis V! You deserve this in every way! I'm so proud of you! Here's a fun collage I made ! Congratulations buddy!!!! More wine! More history! 🖤🖤🖤
@virgilabloh ❤️🔥🙏🏾🇬🇭
Now it’s time to congratulate you!! First of all @mrkimjones I adore you. Not only do you inspire me But you took something and made it your own and incredible and I can’t forget to mention how kind and big your heart is.I can’t wait to see what you’ve got in store for us next 🙏 And now @virgilabloh Its so exciting! Keep inspiring! This is going to be so much fun! Let’s go!! 🙌🏼🔥🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏
Congratulations Virgil! You deserve this and I'm so proud of you! @virgilabloh #Repost @louisvuitton ・・・ @VirgilAbloh joins #LouisVuitton Louis Vuitton is delighted to welcome Virgil Abloh as its new Men’s Artistic Director. His first show will take place in June during Men’s Fashion Week in Paris.
“Creative Director” @virgilabloh congratulations on this major moment, nobody is more deserving. 🙏🏼🖤 #gang
🔥🔥🔥 🙏🏼🙏🏼🙏🏼 @virgilabloh This is so major! Congrats Virg!!!
Welcome To The Family
Congratulations to my Dog!!!!! Bout to take NIP to a whole nother level #chicago ✨✨✨✨✨
Congrats @virgilabloh “game over” 💥💥💥

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