$500 Virgil Abloh IKEA Rug Sold Like Hotcakes

Virgil Abloh IKEA Rug

It looks like everything Virgil Abloh touches turns to gold. His Ikea Off-White Rug with “KEEP OFF” print sold like hotcakes. Louis Vuitton’s creative art director created his own take on a traditional Persian carpet which retails for £400 buy was sold out within minutes of it’s opening online sale on Friday, May 31.

Virgil Abloh IKEA Rug

After digging through British eBay we discovered the 200 x 300 cm piece is already being sold for as much as £2,500 online. The grey-and-black piece features “Keep Off” in bold white lettering across the middle of the rug and is part of Abloh’s collection of the home goods which also make a grassy green rug which read “WET GRASS” and another buffering landscape which read “STILL LOADING”. A chaise longue, table and a £9 brown paper reinvention of IKEA’s iconic bags were also revealed.

Virgil Abloh IKEA Rug

Abloh said in a press release, “I wanted an ironic take on the traditional attitude to furnishing where the living room is just a showroom, not somewhere you sit. The parental ‘don’t ruin the furniture’ kind of thing I think has really impacted how younger people think.”

Virgil Abloh IKEA Rug

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Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.


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