“Paris is always a good idea,” declared Audrey Hepburn in 1953 flick Sabrina, and while it’s since been plastered across the heinous kind of canvases Dunelm and the like love to churn out at any opportunity, the point still stands. More than ever, though, Paris is a good idea right now, as Louis Vuitton throws open the doors to a new exhibition that brings together all of its artistic collaborations under one roof for the first time.
Stepping inside LV Dream, almost 175 years of Vuitton’s trailblazing collaborative history opens up. Stretching from floor to ceiling, footage from iconic shows – like Marc Jacobs’ legendary SS08 collection, which saw the former creative director join forces with controversial artist Richard Prince – are beamed onto gargantuan walls. From there, the exhibition takes it back to the very beginning, as rarely-seen archive pieces are put on show. There’s the OG leather bag that developed to become the Neverfull, the first iterations of those mega travelling trunks, and a whole lot of uber-covetable link-ups between LV, Rei Kawakubo, Yayoi Kusama, Supreme, and loads more.
Opening up for business on December 12 at the luxury house’s Rue du Pont-Neuf HQ, here’s five more reasons you need to see the show.
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