Louis Vuitton 2012 Spring/Summer Catalog

StyleComments ⋅ Apr 7, 2012
A journey, both literal and metaphorical, is at the heart of Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2012 collection. “After all travel forms the foundation of the brand. This is a fundamental part of the lineage and language of Louis Vuitton and is a central...

Louis Vuitton: Interview with Kim Jones

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 31, 2012
In light of the 2012 fall/winter release from French label Louis Vuitton, men’s style director Kim Jones takes a moment to reflect on the history of the brand as it pertains to contemporary collections from the fashion house. Jones discusses ap...

AMBUSH x Louis Vuitton 2012 Spring/Summer PLAYBUTTON

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 26, 2012
AMBUSH co-founder and Reebok Asia Creative Director VERBAL solidifies ties with Louis Vuitton’s Kim Jones for the unveiling of the duo’s Spring/Summer 2012 PLAYBUTTON project. Limited to a production run of only 30 custom-branded units, t...

Louis Vuitton Menswear Party Tokyo Recap

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 19, 2012
Over the weekend Louis Vuitton and their Tokyo flagship held a special party in celebration of the update to the Roppongi spot’s menswear floor. With Louis Vuitton Style Director Kim Jones in attendance, the party featured a massive LCD backdro...

Louis Vuitton/Marc Jacobs Exhibition Recap

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 16, 2012
Cataloging two of the most decisive periods within the Louis Vuitton history, Samantha Gainsbury and Joseph Bennet recently curated a special exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs. Starting with the industrialization of the 19th century and cul...

Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs Exhibition @ Musée des Arts Decoratifs Video

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 8, 2012
It is safe to say that Marc Jacobs has transformed Louis Vuitton to a full-blown global fashion powerhouse. Appointed as the first Creative Director to the storied brand’s RTW clothing division back in 1997, Jacobs’ tenure has had a string of success...

Louis Vuitton 2012 Spring/Summer Collection Lookbook

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 8, 2012
The Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2012 lookbook showcases Designer Kim Jones’ collection for the vaunted French fashion house. The offering embodies the luxury that is often associated with the Vuitton name making use of recognizable plush brown...

NOWNESS: Christian Borstlap – Louis Vuitton Short Film

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 6, 2012
A creative interpretation of Louis Vuitton’s longstanding heritage is captured in this animated short by Christian Borstlap for the impending “Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs” exhibition. Commissioned by digital platform NOWNESS, this film “ex...

Louis Vuitton Espace LV Tokyo Cosmic Travelers Exhibition

ArtsComments ⋅ Mar 3, 2012
“Espace Louis Vuitton Tokyo, the Cosmic Travelers Toward the Unknown Exhibition” featured the first group exhibition of Japanese Artists at LV Tokyo. Since January 21, the exhibition in the neighborhood of Omotesando has featured a range...

Louis Vuitton 2012 Tambour Regatta America’s Cup Watch

StyleComments ⋅ Mar 3, 2012
In a first ever move from Louis Vuitton, its flagship Tambour releases in two variations for the Regatta America’s Cup. Following a slick black body, appropriately chosen contrasts are seen in red and blue with the overall design linking luxury...

Dover Street Market Ginza Opening Collaboration Project

StyleComments ⋅ Feb 9, 2012
Having recently announced its Ginza shop opening, Dover Street Market advances a fairly substantial list of collaborators set to commemorate the occasion. As previously released, the shop is set to make its official opening on March 16, and today adv...

Louis Vuitton/Marc Jacobs: In Association with the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris

ArtsComments ⋅ Feb 6, 2012
Created to accompany the exhibition of the same name at Les Arts Décoratifs in Paris (March 9-September 16, 2012), the Louis Vuitton/Marc Jacobs book from Rizzoli is a fascinating publication that presents the roles two men have played in turning a s...

Louis Vuitton: Marc Jacobs’ Encounter with Yayoi Kusama

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 31, 2012
Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese filmmaker, painter, sculptor, designer, poet, writer, and altogether amazing artist known for her fixative exploration of pattern and repetition. Watch as Marc Jacobs talks about having the opportunity to have Kusama be a p...

HYPEBEAST: Top 10 Paris Fashion Week 2012 Fall/Winter Looks

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 31, 2012
A few days out from the conclusion of Paris Fashion Week’s Fall/Winter 2012 menswear showings, we present a selection of our top 10 looks. After spending some time deliberating, chosen were looks came from Acne, Dries Van Noten, Givenchy, Henri...

Un Metier D’Art Pour Moi: Leather Goods with Louis Vuitton Video

StyleComments ⋅ Jan 27, 2012
As part of its program for educational support for young people from less privileged backgrounds in remote areas or deprived urban areas, France’s First Lady Carla Bruni-Sarkozy has implemented the creation of a series of educational films, ...