LOUIS VUITTON PFW F/W2017 READY-TO-WEAR

March 13, 2017 11:00 AM

Before witnessing the rhythmic succession of models down the catwalk, the audience experiences an atmosphere created by a ballet of sounds and lights dancing together in a man-made fantasy. The decor is the first element bestowed upon the guests to prepare the imagination and stimulate an excitement for the collection soon to be discovered. For Louis Vuitton’s Fall-Winter 2017 ready-to-wear collection, the guests were certainly pleased to enter the Musée du Louvre, empty of it’s usual visitors. The Louvre invited the French fashion house to present its latest collection in the heart of the museum, the Cour Marly, among sculptures of the XVII and XVIII centuries.

Louis Vuitton’s roots are deeply ingrained in travel, and this heritage is still not forgotten today. We may remember the outstanding Louis Vuitton exhibition held in Paris and Tokyo last year, “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez,” and Nicolas Ghesquière has again turned to travel to inspire the Fall-Winter collection. Indeed, there was no better way to illustrate this vision than to occupy the world’s most-visited museum, described by Louis Vuitton as “an imposing symbol of a borderless space where culture invites everyone to embark on a journey.”

And what a journey it was! Louis Vuitton’s classical leather and a denim-like wool were both given a patina to appear shimmering with age. Silhouettes wavered between structure– in sharp-shouldered jackets, bold capes, belted waists, square-toed boots, and pointed leather bags– and reverie– with warm turtleneck sweaters, furry skirts, and soft leggings. The unmistakable styling of the show tested limits. Colorful sweaters were worn under office-ready, white shirts. Silk and lace nighties were worn as dresses. Several patchwork fabrics also hit the runway, from a fur coat with leather pocket flaps to a leather jacket with a high tech fabric patch. Ghesquière gave form to a borders-free world in a truly globalized environment, softening the line between masculine and feminine, rural and urban, daytime and nighttime– clothing, classic and new. 

 

 

WRITTEN BY LOUISE GUILLOT

EDITED BY HOLLIS DE LANEY

 

PHOTO CREDIT: LOUIS VUITTON

 

related posts

NOBUYOSHI ARAKI SHOOTS FOR BOTTEGA VENETA

Nobuyoshi Araki has become the latest artist to collaborate with Bottega Veneta.  The Japanese photographer, known for his raw, bondage inspired images, has foregone the provocative and the taboo...

January 07, 2015 2:42 PM  |  Fashion

Comme des Garcons Debuts Collaboration

Japanese fashion label Comme des Garcons collaborated with long-lasting footwear company Bata producing an exclusive sneaker line for the 2014 holiday season.

January 06, 2015 4:07 PM  |  Fashion

BACKSTAGE #4: DOLCE VITA

"Behind the scenes of TWELV Magazine's inspired creations"

January 03, 2015 11:41 AM  |  Fashion

Marc Jacobs & Sophia Coppola collaborate

Fashion designer Marc Jacobs and Academy Award-winning director Sophia Coppola collaborate in a short film to launch the latest Marc Jacobs fragrance, Daisy Dream.

December 31, 2014 10:40 AM  |  Fashion

MADONNA FOR VERSACE SS15

Madonna proves that she’s still at the top of her game; the enduring pop icon has been chosen to front Versace’s spring/summer 2015 ad campaign.  The two cultural behemoths -- both symbols of...

December 29, 2014 5:14 PM  |  Fashion

Prada features Hollywood stars in Spring/ Summer 2015 Campaing

Italian fashion brand, Prada, snatched some of Hollywood’s most eye-catching men for their Spring/Summer 2015 menswear campaign.

December 25, 2014 4:55 PM  |  Fashion
Photograph by COLIN HUGHES

TWELV MAGAZINE 12.12 Holiday Party @Chloe 81

What is more festive than a holiday party?! TWELV magazine celebrated the holiday season in style last Friday at Chloe 81.

December 22, 2014 5:37 PM  |  Fashion

JASON WU SPRING ’15 STARRING KARLIE KLOSS

For the fifth and final installment of Jason Wu’s popular and aptly titled “supermodel supper club” ad series, the powerhouse designer has chosen supermodel Karlie Kloss as the featured...

December 17, 2014 3:10 PM  |  Fashion

50 SHADES OF TOM FORDS BOYS

Take a trip to the Tom Ford website before November 28, and you’ll be greeted by close up clips of sensual smooching providing the backdrop for a dramatic countdown clock.  This is of...

December 16, 2014 4:31 PM  |  Fashion

Saint Laurent PSYCH ROCK'S NEW RISING

Check out new images from the men’s and women’s collection called PYSCH ROCK by Saint Laurent!

December 16, 2014 4:22 PM  |  Fashion

Chrome Hearts Miami Store Opening Party

Fashion and art collided at the opening of the Chrome Hearts Miami store during Art Basel!

December 15, 2014 11:47 AM  |  Fashion

GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI DESIGN S/S 2015 ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN FEATURING KAROLINA KURKOVA

Giuseppe Zanotti Design recently shared their new Women's SS 2015 campaign starring supermodel Karolina Kurkova.

December 10, 2014 2:27 PM  |  Fashion

HARARE SS15 LOOK BOOK EXCLUSIVE

Caroline Fuss founded New York womenswear label Harare back in 2013 and named the line after the birthplace of her mother and grandmother.

December 08, 2014 3:44 PM  |  Fashion

DIESEL BLACK GOLD FASHION STORY"WONDER WALL"

Exclusive Fashion Story "WONDER WALL" is now updated!

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial

December 08, 2014 10:00 AM  |  Fashion

Miu Miu’s Croisière launches 2015 advertising campaign

Miu Miu’s Croisière embellishes rhythmic serenity in the new 2015 advertising campaign.

December 04, 2014 11:47 PM  |  Fashion

DEMARCHELIER CAPTURES DIOR BOTH CLASSIC AND CONTEMPORARY

Seminal fashion photographer Patrick Demarchelier has produced a second tribute to iconic fashion house Dior.  Entitled: “Dior: New Couture”, the volume features elegant pieces spanning...

December 04, 2014 11:38 PM  |  Fashion

MORGAN LANE INTERVIEW/FASHION STORY

Exclusive Interview/Fashion Story "MORGAN LANE" is now updated!

Check inside for the full page Interview/Fashion Story!

 

December 03, 2014 5:15 PM  |  Fashion

Fall into the holidays with Gucci

Italian fashion brand, Gucci makes falling look like an art with their latest short film.

December 02, 2014 4:15 PM  |  Fashion

Chrome Hearts - A New Creative Space in Miami

During Art Basel Chrome Hearts is opening a new space that combines the passions behind the brand.

December 01, 2014 12:04 AM  |  Fashion

Saint Laurent features celebrity offspring in new campaign

Pierce Brosnan's defined bone structure and natural attraction to the camera must be genetic, his 17-year-old son Dylan was featured in St.

November 28, 2014 11:07 PM  |  Fashion

Stella McCartney honored with Women’s Leadership Award

Designer Stella McCartney was honored at the Lincoln Center, in New York, with a Women’s Leadership Award event.

November 25, 2014 6:19 PM  |  Fashion

PRADA RESORT 2015 CAMPAIGN

Prada’s 2015 resort ad and video campaign has been released and the results are striking.  Shot by fashion photographer Steven Meisel, the video features newcomers Adrienne Juliger, Ine Neefs and...

November 20, 2014 6:26 PM  |  Fashion

DAVID YURMAN FASHION STORY "INTO DARKNESS"

Exclusive Fashion Story "INTO DARKNESS" is now updated!

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial

November 18, 2014 11:00 AM  |  Fashion

HAPPY HOLIDAYS FROM H&M FEAT. TONY BENNETT AND LADY GAGA

This holiday season, H&M will be ushering the festivities with help from iconic singer Tony Bennett and pop behemoth Lady Gaga.  

November 17, 2014 5:01 PM  |  Fashion

2014 GUGGENHEIM INTERNATIONAL GALA PRE-PARTY MADE POSSIBLE BY DIOR

On November 5th, the 2014 Guggenheim International Gala’s pre-party honored famed artists Heniz Mack, Wang Jianwei, Günther Uecker, Carrie Mae Weems, and the late Otto Piene.  Hosted by...

November 14, 2014 5:18 PM  |  Fashion

RUBY ROSE INTERVIEW/FASHION STORY

Exclusive Interview/Fashion Story "RUBY ROSE" is now updated!

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial

November 09, 2014 3:00 PM  |  Fashion

CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN AND ELISA SEDNAOUI PROMOTE EDUCATION THROUGH THE ARTS

Christian Louboutin, designer of the famed red-soled shoes, has collaborated with Elisa Sednaoui, model-actress/philanthropist, to push for an expansion of education in Egypt and other...

November 08, 2014 1:49 PM  |  Fashion

KENZO COLLABORATED WITH EVIAN

Mineral water brand Evian has teamed up with French Fashion House Kenzo to produce stylish, limited-edition water bottles.

November 07, 2014 7:29 PM  |  Fashion

SARAH PAULSON EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEW/FASHION STORY

Exclusive Interview/Fashion Story "SARAH PAULSON" is now updated!

Check inside for the Full Page Editorial

November 06, 2014 4:00 PM  |  Fashion

"DIOR AND I"

The Orchard, a film and TV distributer, has announced their acquisition of the rights in Canada and the U.S.

November 05, 2014 2:44 PM  |  Fashion

GUESS FASHION STORY"GUESS WHAT?"

Exclusive Fashion Story "GUESS WHAT?" is now updated!

Check inside for the full page Fashion Story!

 

November 05, 2014 12:10 PM  |  Fashion

ALEXANDER WANG x H&M COLLECTION

Counting down in one week! ALEXANDER WANG x H&M Collection will be released in stores on November 6th.

November 03, 2014 12:46 PM  |  Fashion

TID WATCHES"TID NO.1"

TID is a Stockholm based watch brand founded in 2012 by Ola Eriksson, Petrus Palm.r and design studio Form Us With Love.

October 31, 2014 6:22 PM  |  Fashion

CLARKS SOHO STORE GRAND OPENING

The British brand CLARKS has a long history of shoe making and has forever made a mark in the industry.

October 31, 2014 3:29 PM  |  Fashion

CARA DELEVINGNE'S CAPSULE COLLECTION FOR DKNY

October 28, 2014 6:37 PM  |  Fashion

THANK YOU FOR GAVE US A DREAM WARDROBE"OSCAR DE LA RENTA"

“I want to make clothes that people will wear, not styles that will make a big splash on the runway.”

- Oscar de la Renta -

October 24, 2014 1:30 PM  |  Fashion

Pages

SITE BY: monocomplex©Marbles & Marbles International Inc. Drupal Development by: DivDiv, NYC
▲ back to top ▲