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Post  xiaoshen on Tue May 28, 2013 8:38 am

Louis Vuitton is famous for a lot of things at this point, and among them is the brand’s highly profitable relationship with the modern art community. louis vuitton outlet store Vuitton has collaborated with world-famous artists like Stephen Sprouse and Takashi Murakami on collections that have been nothing short of wildly successful, and in the process, that brand has spurred a full-on collaborative art trend among accessories brands as wide-ranging as Christian Dior and Coach. It’s a match made in retail heaven. louis vuitton speedy We reported a few months ago that the next artist to gussy up Vuitton’s signature handbags (in addition to accessories, shoes and ready-to-wear) would be Japanese dot-enthusiast Yayoi Kusama, and now, via Women’s Wear Daily, we have your first glimpse at what those pieces will look like. louis vuitton neverfull As expected, they’re covered in varying amounts of polka dots, and the collection is also reported to include wave prints. The first wave of pieces (ready-to-wear and small accessories) will debut in stores on July 10 with a major handbag and accessories push coming in October. Check out more pieces after the jump, including a couple of glimpses at the collection’s bags! Louis Vuitton Handbags On Sale (As we understand it, the embellished Louis Vuitton Ellipse that Kusama is holding above is not part of the collection; instead, Louis Vuitton Bags it’s a bag that the artist hand-customized for Vuitton creative director Marc Jacobs.)

LVMH’s keen interest in Hermes has been clear for quite some time now, and it looks as though when Louis Vuitton’s parents company isn’t busy buying up shares of the historical French leather goods house, its trying to remake parts of its own premier brand to more resemble the object of its affections. Louis Vuitton Luggage Thus LV has introduced Louis Vuitton Haute Maroquinerie, which literally translates to “high leather goods,” which offers the brand’s most exclusive customers the opportunity to design their very own bag from a set of pre-selected shapes, Louis Vuitton Purses on sale colors and leathers. Join us after the jump for a video of the manufacturing process, plus more photos and details about the bags. The Louis Vuitton Haute Maroquinerie design rooms are only available in select Maison stores, and as best I can tell, Louis Vuitton Wallets Cheap that includes flagships in Paris, Milan, Sydney and Taipei, and will include Bond Street in London in the near future. Customers can pick from the five shapes pictured below in several sizes, eight types of ultra-premium leather (including crocodile) and more than 25 colors. Louis Vuitton Sunglasses The bags are then almost entirely handmade upon order to the customer’s specifications, and the client’s name is engraved on the interior of the bag. Louis Vuitton discontinued its special order program not long ago, and it appears as though it was in an effort to make way for this program, which will likely spread to all the Maison stores in the not-so-distant future.

Prices for the bags reporting range from approximately €5,000 to €15,000, although that last figure (a little over $19,000US) seems a bit low for a bespoke Louis Vuitton crocodile bag, Louis Vuitton Shoes considering how much the pre-made ones cost. The variety of colors and leather in this program will no doubt remind handbag lovers of the seemingly endless options that VIP customers have when it comes to Hermes bags, which offers such a dizzying array of possibilities that I can’t even pretend to keep up. That sort of variety gives the most loyal Hermes customers an experience that’s unique among luxury leather goods brands, and if it wishes to continue its prosperity among the world’s most sought-after customers, Louis Vuitton’s move to create a similar experience is well-advised. If you want a behind-the-scenes look at how these bags were made, a YouTube user who appears to be unaffiliated with Louis Vuitton has a great clip that really shows the bags’ details. Louis Vuitton Evidence Millionaire Unfortunately, the user has turned off the video’s embedding capabilities, so you’ll have to click to watch it.


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