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US Elle June 2009: Double Take


This post is a bit late but I think its a good one so here it goes. This editorial from US Elle June 2009 issue called Double Take (starring Johanna Kneppers-Corbel, styled by Samuel François, photographed by Jacob Sutton) features runway looks from Louis Vuitton’s Spring/Summer 2009 collection and then a toned down version of the same look. Runway to reality, Louis Vuitton style!

“Louis Vuitton’s spring runway collection took its cues from the exuberance of Josephine Baker’s 1920’s Paris. Only a certain genius like Marc Jacobs could reinterpret his most extravagant catwalk fantasies as equally chic ready-to-wear.”

LOOK #1


Runway: Knit Sweater, $1725. Cotton and Lurex shirt, $1125. Cotton and silk Lurex skirt, price upon request. Bangles, $270 – $360. Cord belt, $600. Wood earrings, necklace, all, Louis Vuitton, call 866-VUITTON.


Real Life: Wool-blend cardigan, $1320. Cotton and silk Lurex skirt, $2550. Sunglasses, $560. Flight Paname Jetlag, $4500. Spicy Sandals, $2175, all Louis Vuitton, visit louisvuitton.com. Silk jacket, Bebe, $149. Kneesocks, Falke, $29.

Look #2


Runway: Wool blazer, $2325. Cotton twill top, $540. Python-trim cotton and acrylic skirt, price upon request. Leather and python obi belt, $1350. Bangles, $270 – $350. Hoop earrings, necklace, all, Louis Vuitton, call 866-VUITTON.


Real Life: Wool-blend crewneck, $720. Acrylic and cotton skirt, $1650. Spicy Sandals, $1875, all Louis Vuitton, visit louisvuitton.com. Kneesocks, Falke, $29.

Look #3


Silk crepe dress with suede and python details, price upon request. Leather and python obi belt, $1,350. Bangles, $270–$360. Drop earrings, all, Louis Vuitton, call 866-VUITTON.


Silk crepe skirt, $4,640. Flight Bag Safari, $4,040. Bangles, $270– $360. Cashmere and silk scarf, $725, all, Louis Vuitton, visit louisvuitton.com. Cashmere crewneck, Lucien Pellat-Finet, $1,200.

Images via ELLE / Jacob Sutton, scanned by Sis D @ thecelebritycity