• LOUIS VUITTON REINFORCES ITS COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

    “Great design, sustainability and a great business do go hand in hand” - Michael Burke.

    As part of the 25th-anniversary celebration of LVMH’s commitment to the environment, Louis Vuitton CEO Michael Burke, referring to the Horizon luggage, showed that improving a product’s environmental performance will give House customers an even greater pleasure in their experience.

    Horizon luggage is the most eloquent testament to this fact. The ultra-light materials of its construction such as the aluminium cane, 50%-finer canvas and composite body make it lighter and sturdier than ever before. It provides the traveler with remarkable comfort, in addition to reducing CO2 impact by 20% during use.

    Beyond the highly technical patented parts, the use of local supplies, coupled with the entirely France-based assembly, limits transport requirements upstream and ensures both access to the savoir-faire required and respect for appropriate environmental practices (our workshops are ISO14001 certified).

    Lastly, Horizon’s design is what makes it so sturdy, promising long lasting use critical to reducing the environmental footprint. 70% of all repairs to this luggage can be performed in a Louis Vuitton store within 48 hours, minimizing transport and offering a high-quality service, “Sustainability is actually the friend of designers.”

    Tags: Environment, Horizon, Michael Burke

  • «VOLEZ, VOGUEZ, VOYAGEZ» EXHIBITION IN NEW YORK

    • «VOLEZ, VOGUEZ, VOYAGEZ» EXHIBITION IN NEW YORK - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    New York City is the next stop for “Voguez, Volez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton”, from October 27th until January 7th, 2018.

    The global journey of “Voguez, Volez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton” continues with its arrival in New York, where the former American Stock Exchange will provide a grand backdrop for this immersive exhibition. Curator, Olivier Saillard once again leads visitors through the history of the House as a thematic journey brought to life by Robert Carsen’s dynamic scenography.

    With this latest installment the longstanding presence of Louis Vuitton in America is sure to resonate, from George Vuitton’s participation in the 1893 Chicago World Fair, to archival items that belonged to such illustrious clientele as Ernest Hemingway, Lauren Bacall, F. Scott Fitzgerald, as well as the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt families. Displays of collaborations with artists Stephen Sprouse and now Jeff Koons will allow visitors to see the House codes interpreted with a vibrant and distinctly local influence. There will also be a section dedicated to the artisans’ workshops, highlighting how savoir-faire has driven the story of Louis Vuitton all along.

    Exhibition information:
    86 Trinity Place
    New York, NY 10006

    From 10/27/2017 to 01/07/2018
    Monday - Saturday: 10:00am - 8:00pm
    Sunday: 11:00am - 7:00pm
    Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
    Reduced hours: Christmas Eve 10:00am - 6:00pm, New Year’s Eve 10:00am - 6:00pm, New Year’s Day 12:00pm - 5:00pm
    Holiday closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
    Night openings based on the event's schedule

    Free admission

    Tel: 1 (866) 884-8866

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    Tags: Exhibition, Event, New York

  • MASTERS - A COLLABORATION WITH JEFF KOONS

    • MASTERS - A COLLABORATION WITH JEFF KOONS - Louis Vuitton Fashion NEWS
    • MASTERS - A COLLABORATION WITH JEFF KOONS - Louis Vuitton Fashion NEWS
    French actress Léa Seydoux unveils the second collection of bags and accessories from Louis Vuitton designed with the world-renowned contemporary artist Jeff Koons.

    This month, Louis Vuitton will launch a second collection conceived with Jeff Koons. Recognized as one of the most influential living artists, this second chapter will debut on October 27th, featuring the artist’s “Masters” series of paintings.

    In the advertising campaign, discover House muse Léa Seydoux presenting a Monet Speedy bag and a Turner Neverfull from the latest Masters collaboration between Jeff Koons and Louis Vuitton.

    In recent years, Louis Vuitton has affirmed its engagement with the world of art through a series of high-profile collaborations with the most influential artists of our times. The second series of the Jeff Koons Masters collection builds on that well-established foundation, further exploring the intersection of fashion and art.

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    Tags: Jeff Koons, Artistic Collaboration, Léa Seydoux, Ad Campaign

  • FONDATION LOUIS VUITTON : “BEING MODERN: MoMA IN PARIS”

    • FOUNDATION LOUIS VUITTON, “BEING MODERN: MoMA IN PARIS” - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    • FOUNDATION LOUIS VUITTON, “BEING MODERN: MoMA IN PARIS” - Louis Vuitton Art & Travel NEWS
    Fondation Louis Vuitton hosts an exceptional exhibition devoted to the unrivaled collection of the The Museum of Modern Art, featuring more than 200 artworks from the New York institution.

    Organized by The Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Foundation Louis Vuitton in Paris, the exhibition “Being Modern: MoMA in Paris” draws together a superb and far-reaching representation of the highly important artworks that MoMA has acquired since its founding in 1929. Presented from October 11th, 2017 to March 5th, 2018, the exhibition includes works of art ranging from the birth of modern art through trends and styles such as American abstraction, Pop art and Minimalism, to the most contemporary art. 

    Among the artists on display we find in particular Max Beckmann, Alexander Calder, Paul Cézanne, Marcel Duchamp, Walker Evans, Gustav Klimt, René Magritte, Pablo Picasso, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Paul Signac and many others.

    The exhibition features renowned masterpieces as well as less familiar, though highly significant artworks. A selection of rarely shown materials from MoMA’s archives, retracing the history of the museum, will also be displayed in the galleries.

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    Tags: Fondation Louis Vuitton, Exhibition, Moma

  • MASTERS - A COLLABORATION WITH JEFF KOONS

    Louis Vuitton unveils the second collection of bags and accessories designed with the world-renowned contemporary artist on October 27th, 2017.

    In recent years, Louis Vuitton has affirmed its engagement with the world of art through a series of high-profile collaborations with the most influential artists of our time. The second series of the Jeff Koons Masters collection builds on the well-established foundation, further exploring the intersection of fashion and art.

    This month, Louis Vuitton will launch a second collection conceived with Jeff Koons. Recognized as one of the most influential living artists and based on the artist’s “Masters” series of paintings, this second chapter will debut on October 27th, which will include: Reclining Girl by François Boucher; Delightful Land by Paul Gauguin; Luncheon on the Grass by Edouard Manet; Water Lilies by Claude Monet; The Triumph of Pan by Nicolas Poussin (exclusive for Maison Louis Vuitton Vendôme) and Ancient Rome by J.m.W. Turner.

    This new set of paintings relates to Koons’ connection to each of the artists. “They are part of my DNA,” Koons says “When somebody walks down the street with this bag, or sits in a cafe with this bag,” Koons says of the Manet Neverfull, “it’s communicating a love of humanism.”

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    Tags: Jeff Koons, Artistic Collaboration