Virgil Abloh Responds to Diet Prada Plagiarism Accusations

Virgil Abloh Responds to Diet Prada Plagiarism Accusations

When it comes to Off-White creator Virgil Abloh he has something to say about Tony Liu and Lindsey Schuyler, the duo behind the anonymous Instagram account Diet Prada.

Diet Prada, an Instagram account dedicated to pointing out plagiarism in the fashion industry including many of Abloh’s own designs.

The Instagram account recently pointed out the resemblance between a design made by Cologne-based indie label Colrs and a look from Abloh’s Off-White fall 2019 menswear collection.

Read on to get the tea spill from and see what Off-White designer Virgil Abloh had to say…

Virgil Abloh Responds to Diet Prada Plagiarism Accusations

CelebNFashion247.com reports that Off-White designer Virgil Abloh claims the accusations against him are “basically the use of yellow fabric with a pattern on it.”

In a nonchalant fashion he flippantly added:

Ring the alarm!

Virgil Abloh Responds to Diet Prada Plagiarism Accusations

Virgil went on to say:

I could go on for a whole hour about the human condition and the magnet that is negativity. That’s why the world is actually like it is. That’s why good doesn’t prevail, because there’s more negative energy. You can create more connective tissue around the idea that this is plagiarized. It’s better just to sit and point your finger. That’s what social media can be. All that space to comment breeds a tendency to fester, versus actually making something.

He went on making refence to visionary Belgium designer, who recently left Calvin Klein Raf Simons.

It allows you to package up this thing as: ‘You’re not a designer. Close the book. Because, designers, you should be from Belgium.’

Virgil Abloh Responds to Diet Prada Plagiarism Accusations

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