Karl Lagerfeld and Christian Louboutin reinterpret Louis Vuitton’s Monogram


Delphine Arnault observes Karl Lagerfeld sketchingDelphine Arnault observes Karl Lagerfeld sketching

Karl Lagerfeld but also Christian Louboutin and Rei Kawakubo … 6 designers and artists will revolutionize the famous Louis Vuitton Monogram for next October. On the occasion of the « Icône et iconoclastes », Louis Vuitton creative director, Nicolas Ghesquière and Vuitton executive vice president, Delphine Arnault decided to appeal to six personalities to revisit the Monogram for the 160th anniversary of the iconic French brand.

From Stephen Sprouse to Richard Prince through Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, many artists have reinterpreted the famous Monogram. But this time, it is not to reclaim the legendary logo. The selected artists were asked to imagine a bag or luggage, and had carte blanche. “We wanted to appeal to people who work with boldness, with both their minds and their hands. I found it fascinating – and fun! To meet and see their different perspectives on…

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