Virgil Abloh’s Louis Vuitton Men’s Pre-Collection Fall-Winter 2019 explores the rationale of the very concept, principles, and objectives of a pre-collection.

    Virgil Abloh confronts and exercises the creative constraints of a pre-collection in his first offering of its kind at Louis Vuitton. The Men’s Artistic Director roots the collection in the wardrobe staples associated with outdoor pursuits, from sailing jackets and hiking sneakers to sporting-inspired logo graphics. Japan is a recurring influence and motif, directly referenced through imagery of Mount Fuji or more subtly with a Japanese check pattern. Actors Ashton Sanders and Duke Nicholson were chosen to embody the idiosyncratic and intuitive style imbued by Virgil Abloh in this collection that furthers his ongoing seasonal explorations for Louis Vuitton.

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    Léa Seydoux and Stacy Martin both wore Louis Vuitton looks to the premiere of the film "Oh Mercy" at the 72nd Cannes Film Festival.

    On May 22nd, 2019, the two French actresses attended the premiere of "Oh Mercy" in Louis Vuitton looks by Nicolas Ghesquière: Léa Seydoux in an embroidered bustier with silk satin trousers and Stacy Martin in a dress from the Spring-Summer 2019 Collection.

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    Nicolas Ghesquière presents his Louis Vuitton Pre-Fall 2019 Collection on seventeen friends who illustrate the diversity of feminine expression.

    For his Pre-Fall 2019 Collection, Women's Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière chose seventeen celebrities and friends of Louis Vuitton to present the sophisticated yet spontaneous looks: Thandie Newton, Michelle Williams, Doona Bae, Samara Weaving, Sophie Turner, Indya Moore, Chloë Grace Moretz, Laura Harrier, Riley Keough, Kelela, Urassaya Sperbund, Zhong Chuxi, Ruth Negga, Kelsey Asbille, Alicia Vikander, Léa Seydoux,and Jennifer Connelly. In his own words: "These women embrace the various personalities that Embody Fashion at Louis Vuitton. Be they stars or new faces, all of them share the same willpower and confidence in their choices, and at the same time, they reflect the eclecticism of the female identity."

    The Pre-Fall 2019 Collection brings together two contrasting sensibilities: city and country meet in a wardrobe that alternates between weekday urban attitude and rural weekend mood. Bucolic prints and tartan checks are treated with strictly tailored lines, while floral blouses, streamlined pants, pleated skirts, and oversized jumpers create a happy clash of genres that defines the season's eclectically bold look.

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    Take a closer look at Nicolas Ghesquière's Louis Vuitton Cruise 2020 Collection, presented at the TWA Flight Center in New York.

    The Louis Vuitton Cruise 2020 Collection delved into the long-running stylistic conversation between Paris, home of Louis Vuitton, and New York, one of the world's most fascinating cities. Artistic Director of Women's Collections Nicolas Ghesquière explored this sartorial exchange through a mash-up of New York City references. The legendary skyline has been transposed as prints on jackets while world-famous skyscrapers have been transformed into bedazzled handbags. The pinstripes of the Wall Street uniform take on a new form on draped silhouettes and graphic nods to Gotham City evoke the unique place that New York holds in the collective imaginary.

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    Louis Vuitton presents highlights from Nicolas Ghesquière's Cruise 2020 Collection, presented at the TWA Flight Center in New York.

    The dialogue between Paris and New York is a long-running conversation that Louis Vuitton began with the first trans-Atlantic crossings and continues today with the Cruise 2020 Collection, presented at the old TWA Terminal at JFK Airport.

    On the one hand, there is America's historic fascination with French fashion, with the Couture spirit. On the other, there is the foreigner's fantasy of the incredible city that is New York. Nicolas Ghesquière expresses this stylistic to and fro through outlines of legendary buildings transposed as sophisticated prints, clever embroideries, and dazzling brocades. Acid colors recall the brilliant lights across Manhattan, from Downtown to Uptown. Pinstripes poetically transgress from the Wall Street uniform while shaded silhouettes stir a Gotham City ambiance. This sartorial exchange revels in a mash-up of references, emotions, and stories set against the unique backdrop of the world’s most imaginative airport terminal in the world's most cinematic city.

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