Lucien Clarke the Jamaica-born skater has disclosed his signature Louis Vuitton skate shoe. The French fashion house’s first skateboarding footwear in its history.
Virgil Abloh, Louis Vuitton men’s artistic Director exposed this on Instagram with an image of himself with Clarke. He also shared a video of Clarke saying, “It’s official.”
This new move is significant for the French brand as it will open a new horizon for more skateboard-centric products from the high fashion brand.
“Just signed Jamaica’s @lucienclarke to Louis Vuitton as the first skater deal of this type,” Abloh said in the caption. “Gave him free rein [sic] to design his pro model.”
Clarke also modeled in Louis Vuitton lookbooks, walked in its runway shows and been the face of many Palace campaigns.