An overview of the personalities attending the Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2019 show in Paris.

    Figuring as it does among Paris Fashion Week's key events, the Louis Vuitton Men’s show is always highly anticipated. This time more than ever with the arrival of Men's Artistic Director, Virgil Abloh. On June 22nd, photographer  Jackie Nickerson captured the arrival of celebrities and guests of the Maison, as they entered the Domaine du Palais Royal.

    Among the personalities present: Rihanna, Chadwick Boseman, Jing Boran, Kim Kardashian, Kanye West, Naomi Campbell,  Bella Hadid, Rita Ora,  Takanori Iwata, Swae Lee, Liu Haoran,Kylie Jenner, Dan Carter...

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    Virgil Abloh brings a rainbow of inspiration and inclusivity to his first Men’s collection for Louis Vuitton.

    Within the gardens of the Domaine du Palais Royal, a gradient rainbow runway signalled the new vision of Virgil Abloh. Uniting the Maison’s tradition of travel and luxury with a global message of positivity, Louis Vuitton’s Men’s Ready-to-Wear Artistic Director proposed a collection complete with reimagined contemporary silhouettes, leather goods and accessories. Beginning with the opening looks in layers of white, the line-up continued as a representation of light refracted through a prism – a spectrum not just of colour but also design possibilities.

    Relaxed tailoring maintained a strong presence as the constant between comfortable day looks and formal attire. Harnesses and vests featuring an archive pocket design embodied Abloh’s idea of “accessomorphosis” whereby an accessory becomes a garment, thus evolving its function. Streetwear silhouettes took on elevated new forms through an exact twist of three-percent from their original shape. The iconic Keepall became dynamically revisited in transparent and iridescent monogram surfaces, or else in all-over white, ruby red and emerald leathers – each bag boasting an enlarged chain strap.

    As models from around the world walked the runway in LV Skate trainer boots, formal derbies studded with LV hardware, and vintage LV Runner trainers, they evoked Abloh’s ideal of the Yellow Brick Road, Dorothy’s path of discovery and otherworldly escape. Scenes from the film appear integrated into embroidered knitwear and printed outwear, in addition to the final silver leather poncho with commemorative Louis Vuitton and Wizard of Oz beaded patches. This was Abloh’s story of a dream made real, and the future is bright.

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    A closer look at the Men's Spring-Summer 2019 Fashion Show by Louis Vuitton's new men's artistic director Virgil Abloh.

    The 56-looks collection starts with all-white opening to an explosion of colours. Leather embossed with the house's signature monogram, iconic bags revisited with multi-coloured and iridescent large chains, accessories and many more shown on a rainbow-bright catwalk.
    Discover in details the Men's Spring-Summer 2019 Show by Louis Vuitton's new men's artistic director Virgil Abloh presented in Paris.

    Tune in to watch the Spring-Summer 2019 Men's Show replay on Instagram Stories and at louisvuitton.com, and discover additional insider content on Louis Vuitton's Instagram Stories feed and the House's official social media pages.

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    As part of its LOUIS VUITTON for UNICEF partnership and on the occasion of World Children’s Day, Louis Vuitton launches a new Silver Lockit bracelet designed by Sophie Turner.

    World Children’s Day, held on November 20th, marks the anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child in 1989. It is a day to honor children and mobilize people to help save children’s lives, fight for their rights and help them fulfil their potential. In continuation of its #MAKEAPROMISE campaign, Louis Vuitton, with the help of Sophie Turner, continues its commitment to raise awareness and funds for UNICEF to support the most vulnerable children around the world.

    Sophie Turner, English actress and Friend of the House, was invited by Louis Vuitton to design a special Silver Lockit bracelet to help LOUIS VUITTON for UNICEF continue its promise to helping children. Inspired by her notion of luck, the bracelet was designed with braided red and white cord colours with a circular charm rabbit illustration, taken from the design* of her most recent tattoo.

    Since the launch of the Silver Lockit in 2016, the partnership has raised over six US million dollars for UNICEF.

    The Silver Lockit, inspired by the tumbler lock invented by Georges Vuitton in 1890 to protect clients’ most precious belongings, is a symbol of protection. It was chosen as a symbol of sealing one’s promise to help children at risk.

    The launch of the Silver Lockit by Sophie Turner will be held on November 20th 2018 in over 160 Louis Vuitton stores worldwide.


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    Another preview of the Louis Vuitton Spring-Summer 2019 show, which will be held on June 21st at 8:30 PM (Hong Kong-time) at the Domaine du Palais Royal.

    Literal and figurative, somewhere between luxury and street, here's another peak of the inspiration for the new men's collection, designed by Men's Ready-to-wear Artistic Director Virgil Abloh.

    Tune in to watch the runway show live on louisvuitton.com on June 21st at 8:30 PM (Hong Kong-time), and discover additional insider content on Louis Vuitton's Instagram Stories feed and the House's official social media pages.

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    Pictures courtesy: Jackie Nickerson

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