Discover Drake’s Luxury Jet Customized by Virgil Abloh

Discover Drake’s Luxury Jet Customized by Virgil Abloh

May 15, 2020

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Virgil Abloh has whipped up a custom jet for Drake in his latest design venture. The multihyphenate creative shared glimpses of the aircraft earlier today on Instagram, revealing a cloud-printed jet that takes strong references from Drake’s Nothing Was the Same album cover art. The vehicle has drawn a lot of attention recently, as it turns out that it’s been upgraded with a custom paint job courtesy of Louis Vuitton Men’s Creative Director: Virgil Abloh. CovetED is pleased to bring you this luxury customization by the creative intense mind of an artist for the amazing “hotline bling” musician.

 

Discover Drake's Luxury Jet Costumized by Virgil Abloh

 

The project allows Abloh to flex his civil engineering degree, which the designer completed in 2002 as an undergraduate student (though as Vogue notes, he reportedly skipped his final to take a meeting with Kanye West‘s manager at the time).

 

Discover Drake's Luxury Jet Costumized by Virgil Abloh

 

Abloh shared three pictures of the jet, giving sneak peeks at the “AIR DRAKE”-stamped engine and signature “ABLOH” branding on the cabin. One of the wings features an image of a happy mask, though it remains to be seen if the other wing has been given the sad version. And still yet, whether or not there will be a baby sporting an afro pick in his hair somewhere in the design?

 

Discover Drake's Luxury Jet Costumized by Virgil Abloh

Photo from Drake’s Instagram

DelightFULL Classic Blue

 

Notable music references aside, the aeroplane’s sky blue and white aesthetic is still an eerily close match to the actual sky. Time will tell what the jet looks like above the clouds, if and when it should make its way into flight.

 

Discover Drake's Luxury Jet Costumized by Virgil Abloh

 

One of the wings features an image of a happy mask, though it remains to be seen if the other wing has been given the sad version. The aeroplane’s sky blue and white aesthetic is still an eerily close match to the actual sky. This project stands as an incredible opportunity for Abloh to practice on his civil engineering degree, which the designer completed in 2002 as an undergraduate student.

 

Discover Drake's Luxury Jet Costumized by Virgil Abloh

 

One of the wings features an image of a happy mask, though it remains to be seen if the other wing has been given the sad version. The aeroplane’s sky blue and white aesthetic is still an eerily close match to the actual sky. This project stands as an incredible opportunity for Abloh to practice on his civil engineering degree, which the designer completed in 2002 as an undergraduate student.

 

Discover Drake's Luxury Jet Costumized by Virgil Abloh

 

ABLOH ENGINEERING® is, even more, a realistic thing, because the designer is clearly defying his limitations, and excelling in a multi-disciplinary manner. Virgil Abloh is full of surprises, Drake‘s custom jet is the ultimate proof, and we can’t wait to see what happens in the future!

 

 


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