Why protesting at a Louis Vuitton show does nothing to focus our sustainability goals
Nicolas Ghesquière’s vision for Louis Vuitton which closed Paris Fashion Week was a pure fashion moment that perfectly represents the times in which we’re living. Louis Vuitton was the last fashion show to occur before Covid shut everything down eighteen months ago, and this collection was a triumphant post-lockdown bookend. While an activist...
13 Oct 2021
Video: Louis Vuitton presents its SS21 womenswear fashion show
In this video, Louis Vuitton presents its SS21 womenswear collection by Nicolas Ghesquiere at a fashion show in Paris.Watch the video below. Video: Louis Vuitton via YouTube Photo credit: Louis Vuitton, Facebook
14 Jan 2021
PFW: Louis Vuitton closes with a political statement and genderless looks
Chanel went back to the timeless glamour of black and white Hollywood movieswhile Louis Vuitton embraced a gender neutral future on the last day of Paris fashion week Tuesday. While Chanel looked back, Nicolas Ghesquiere's Louis Vuitton could not be more resolutely now, with the opening look a sweater emblazoned with "Vote", a rallying call for...
7 Oct 2020
Video: Why fashion should be genderless
The Australian actor Cody Fern sits down for a conversation with Louis Vuitton to discuss why fashion shouldn't be defined by gender. Preparing to attend the fashion house's Autumn/Winter 2020/21 womenswear show, Fern models a selection of pieces and looks designed by Nicolas Ghesquière. ''When you look at the clothes that Nicolas Ghesquière...
21 Aug 2020
Video: The Louis Vuitton cruise 2021 film "Game On"
Louis Vuitton presented it's Cruise 2021 collection in the form of a minute-long film titled "Game On". Shot in his Louis Vuitton studio in Paris, designer Nicolas Ghesquière uses the colorful and emotional collection along with the film's playful direction to assert that fashion is a game. Source: Louis Vuitton, via YouTube
28 Jul 2020
Louis Vuitton runway not lacking any drama in Paris
Paris - Louis Vuitton ended Paris fashion week Tuesday with one of its most sublime shows, a "clash of epochs" extravaganza at the Louvre museum featuring a 200-person choir in period costumes that went from the 15th century to the 1950s. Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere hired Stanley Kubrick's multi-Oscar-winning costume ace Milena Canonero -- who...
4 Mar 2020
Nicolas Ghesquière rejects association with Donald Trump
LVMH's recentLouis Vuitton factory openingin Texas was supposed to be a celebration of the glory of manufacturing and the jobs that the company would be bringing to the United States, however it was a celebration that didn't take too long to ruin thanks to its association with Donald Trump. As support for impeaching Trump increases and Americans...
21 Oct 2019
Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2020 fashion show
Louis Vuitton premiers its Spring / Summer 2020 collection at the Louvre in Paris this year. Designed by Nicolas Ghesquière, the collection features brights colors, prints, and a retro plare. Some stand out looks from the brand included tailored jackets and leather in eye-catching colors, and mini skirts with floral prints. The show was...
7 Oct 2019
Louis Vuitton ends Paris fashion week with night in two museums
Designer Nicolas Ghesquiere had teased that his Louis Vuitton Paris fashion week show late Tuesday would be a "shock". He wasn't kidding. While guests had been invited to the Louvre Museum in the centre of the French capital, when they took their seats they actually found themselves in the Pompidou Centre, a kilometre away to the east. This...
6 Mar 2019
'Nicolas Ghesquière to launch brand under LVMH'
Rumor has it that LVMH has agreed to finance a new fashion label launched by esteemed designer Nicolas Ghesquière. According to intel attained by FashionNetwork.com, the luxury group agreed to finance Ghesquière’s project after its CEO Bernard Arnault was persuaded by his daughter. Arnault’s daughter, Delphine Arnault, is a firm believer in...
31 Jan 2019
Nicolas Ghesquiere reveals Balenciaga appointment was by chance
During a fashion talk held at New York’s Met Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday between Nicolas Ghesquière and Grace Coddington some juicy gossip was revealed. Ghesquière was not the first choice to helm Balenciaga when he was appointed creative director in 1997. Ghesquière was to design an interim collection for the house after Helmut Lang, who...
24 Oct 2018
Nicolas Ghesquiere's own label might launch sooner than we think
Earlier this week, Nicolas Ghesquière divulged to a French television talk show that his opportunity to launch his own label is “much closer to reality.”” Ghesquière has held the position of creative director for Louis Vuitton womenswear for five years and signed a new contract with LVMH in May, which he reports keeps him in the role for “not...
13 Oct 2018