Designer-rebel boasted desire to donate money to Notre Dame


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Head of menswear French fashion house Louis Vuitton, Virgil Abloh boasted intention to donate funds for the restoration of Notre Dame Cathedral. This became known from his Instagram-stories.

On Tuesday, April 16, the designer has published a screenshot of his browser. The picture shows Ablo scored in a search engine query on the method of money transfer for the reconstruction of Notre Dame. Screenshot: @virgilabloh

Earlier the intention to make donations for the restoration of Notre Dame announced billionaire Francois-Henri Pinault and Arnault family, which owns a group of companies Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH). In addition, the French private organization Foundation du Patrimoine (“heritage Fund”) announced that it will begin an international collection of money for the reconstruction of the architectural monument.

Notre Dame Cathedral lit up in the evening April 15. The last few months in this restoration was carried out. A fire destroyed a large part of the roof, spire and clock. By morning, the fire was extinguished. According to various sources, the restoration of the Cathedral may take from five years to several decades.

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Virgil, Ablo — African-American designer, born in Rockford (Illinois). Able, founded his own fashion brand Off-White in 2012 and 2015 the brand presents collections at fashion Week in Paris. In March 2018 the designer was appointed head of menswear at Louis Vuitton. Shows, Able cause a stir: so, during the show Off-White bloggers rioted, people wanting to get into the hall without invitation blocked the street, preventing cars with the organizers to drive up to the entrance.

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