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Explore the famous LV monogram through an immersive journey into Louis Vuitton’ House. This colorful and
interactive pop-up exhibition celebrates 160 years of history of the legendary brand.
Here is a look at “Louis Vuitton X”.
The Pioneering journey
Apprenticeship for Monsieur Marechal at age 16, Louis Vuitton became a trunk-master over the years. He became skilled at craftsmanship designing and personalizing boxes and trunks for customers. In 1854, he opened his first packing and luggage shop in Paris, rue Neuve des Capucines.
The artisanal family business prospered to become a renowned luxury house.
Contemporary creation and collaboration
Over the past couple of years, Louis Vuitton’House has been collaborating with designers and artists to reinvent and transform the classic monogram. Among these creations is the punching bag by Karl Lagerfeld.
In 1998, Louis Vuitton introduced fashion collections. Since then, many artists like Richard Prince, Stephen Sprouse, Yayoi Kusama collaborated with the House.
“The milkmaid” by Vermeer
In 2018, a special trunk was specially designed to protect Vermeer’s painting “The milkmaid” for its journey from Amsterdam to Tokyo. Wow, that is surprising!
The Red Carpet looks
Admire 31 dresses designed by Marc Jacobs and Nicolas Ghesquiere for actresses and singers’ talents. Oscars, Emmy, Golden Globes, Cannes Festival, etc. will you recognize those famous women who shined on the red carpet?
- Exhibit on view from June 28th through November 10th2019.
- Location: 468 North Rodeo Drive, Beverly Hills, CA 90210
- Hours: Monday-Saturday 10AM-7:30PM. Sunday 11AM-6:30PM.
- Admission: Free
- Duration: I spent 1h30 hour to discover it.
- More information available at https://us.louisvuitton.com/eng-us/articles/louis-vuitton-x-exhibition
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