The most anticipated show of the season is finally here! Nicolas Ghesquière’s debut collection for Louis Vuitton.
This familiar wardrobe appeals to the collective unconscious, stirring our affective memory. We never tire of these perennial pieces; they are faithful friends. Eternally under their alluring spell, we delight in wearing them time and again. A peppering of original designs shakes up the cozy coterie; these distinctly modern, strikingly stylish newcomers open up the much-loved wardrobe to new pairings and a landscape of possibilities.
Louis Vuitton is a land of contrasts. A time-honored and noble legacy is kept alive by a yearning for discovery and exploration. Coursing boldly and imaginatively through the decades, Louis Vuitton refreshes the world of fashion with an untiring ebb and flow of retrospective and fresh perspective.
Photographed by Juergen Teller at Louis Vuitton Headquarters, Paris.
Glorious smooth, full-grain leather is contrasted with hybrid materials. Bold, bright colors are juxtaposed with muted halftones. Hand-crafted artisanal techniques are updated with a high-tech
This initial collection tells a tale of expertise made possible by innovative techniques. It focuses on the highlights and remains open to interpretation. Living proof that today’s “timeless” was at one time seen as innovative. In this collection, the timeless is now.