• LOUIS VUITTON REINFORCES ITS COMMITMENT TO THE ENVIRONMENT

    - “Sustainable development and growth go hand in hand” - Michael Burke.

    As part of the 25th-anniversary celebration of LVMH’s commitment to the environment, Louis Vuitton CEO Michael Burke, referring to the Horizon luggage, showed that improving a product’s environmental performance will give House customers ever-greater pleasure in their product experience.

    Horizon luggage is the most eloquent testament to this fact. The ultra-light materials of its construction – the aluminium cane, 50%-finer canvas, composite body – make it lighter and sturdier than ever before and provide the traveller with remarkable comfort, in addition to reducing CO2 impact by 20% during use.

    Beyond the highly technical patented parts, the use of local supplies, coupled with the entirely France-based assembly, limits transport requirements upstream and ensures both access to the savoir-faire required and respect for appropriate environmental practices (our workshops are ISO14001 certified).

    Lastly, Horizon’s design is what makes it so sturdy, promising the long-lasting use critical to reducing the environmental footprint: 70% of repairs to this luggage can be performed in a Louis Vuitton store within 48 hours, minimising transport and offering high-quality service: "Sustainable development is actually the designer’s friend."

    Tags: Environment, Horizon

  • «VOLEZ, VOGUEZ, VOYAGEZ» EXHIBITION IN NEW YORK

    • «VOLEZ, VOGUEZ, VOYAGEZ» EXHIBITION IN NEW YORK - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    New York City is the next stop for “Voguez, Volez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton”, from October 27 until January 7, 2018.

    The global journey of “Voguez, Volez, Voyagez – Louis Vuitton” continues with its arrival in New York, where the former American Stock Exchange will provide a grand backdrop for this immersive exhibition. Curator Olivier Saillard once again leads visitors through the history of the House as a thematic journey brought to life by Robert Carsen’s dynamic scenography.

    With this latest instalment  the longstanding presence of Louis Vuitton in America is sure to resonate, from George Vuitton’s participation in the 1893 Chicago World Fair, to archival items that belonged to such illustrious clientele as Ernest Hemingway, Lauren Bacall, F. Scott Fitzgerald, as well as the Rockefeller and Vanderbilt families. Displays of collaborations with artists Stephen Sprouse and now Jeff Koons will allow visitors to see the House codes interpreted with a vibrant and distinctly local influence. There will also be a section dedicated to the artisans’ workshops, highlighting how savoir-faire has driven the story of Louis Vuitton all along.

    Exhibition information
    86 TRINITY PLACE
    NEW YORK, NY 10006

    From 10.27.2017 to 01.07.2018
    Monday to Saturday 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
    Sunday 11:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Last admission: 30 minutes before closing
    Reduced hours: Christmas Eve 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, New Year’s Eve 10:00 am - 6:00 pm, New Year’s Day 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Holiday closures: Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day
    Night Openings based on Events schedule

    Free admission

    Tel: 1 (866) 884-8866

    #NYCVVV

    ONLINE RESERVATION here

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    Tags: Exhibition, Event, New York

  • REOPENING OF LA GALERIE ASNIÈRES

    • REOPENING OF LA GALERIE ASNIÈRES - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • REOPENING OF LA GALERIE ASNIÈRES - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • REOPENING OF LA GALERIE ASNIÈRES - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Every weekend until November 12th, la Galerie will reopen its doors to the public.

    The Asnières atelier is a pivotal location. Barely five years after founding Louis Vuitton, Louis himself began to outgrow his Parisian headquarters. In 1859, he relocated the new workshop to Asnières, a village a few kilometers northwest of Paris. 

    This new atelier was built in the ethereal Eiffel style, combining glass and steel. The exceptional savoir-faire of the Asnières artisans is such that, even today, key pieces are created here: rigid trunks, designs in rare or exotic leathers, special orders. 

    Visit Asnières to discover the intimate aspects of Louis Vuitton’s history, its ties with the ateliers, and admire in detail the presence of the Louis Vuitton universe in every creation.

    Book your visit at la Galerie Asnières here.

     

    Tags: Galerie, Asnières

  • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS

    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME EXCLUSIVE COLLECTIONS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    The Maison Louis Vuitton Vendôme presents the House’s full product offer and exclusive collections.

    On the ground floor, natural light from the extensive number of windows and doorways illuminates the leather goods, accessories, textiles, fragrances and, on the Place Vendôme side, a full range of jewellery and timepieces. Louis Vuitton men’s universe is upstairs on the mezzanine. On the first floor are the women’s ready-to-wear, shoes and accessories, presented in a beautifully airy, high-ceilinged space with richly intricate Versailles parquet. On the second floor, travel-related items – from Louis Vuitton City Guides and travel books to luggage – share space with the Objets Nomades, a collection of designer travel and home related objects. 

    The Maison Louis Vuitton Vendôme also presents two working ateliers, representative of the House’s ancestral savoir-faire. The Haute Joaillerie atelier, hidden away discreetly under the eaves, is where Louis Vuitton’s jewellers will transform exceptional precious stones into the House’s most exclusive high jewellery.

    The Maison’s opening was marked by the creation of three exceptional high jewellery sets, specially designed and produced by the Haute Joaillerie ateliers. Inspired by the most recent Louis Vuitton high jewellery collection, Conquêtes, the pieces highlight the House’s passion for remarkable craftsmanship, artistry, and the most beautiful gemstones, such as diamonds, red spinels and emeralds. 

    In the Atelier Rare & Exceptionnel, celebrities and the House’s most prestigious clients will have the chance to discover remarkable pieces from the latest collections. These can then be fitted and customised by the atelier’s in-house artisans, who will also be available to fashion exclusive red-carpet gowns.

    Discover the new flagship here

    Discover Louis Vuitton high jewellery collections

    Tags: Place Vendôme, Maison, High Jewellery

  • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME

    • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • INSIDE MAISON LOUIS VUITTON VENDÔME - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    On 4th October 2017, Louis Vuitton has opened the Maison Louis Vuitton Vendôme, at 2 Place Vendôme, newly designed and re-instated by architect Peter Marino.

    The Maison is situated in two hôtel particuliers – classic Parisian townhouses – which, over the years have been home to courtiers, nobles, aristocracy, the occasional princess and the future emperor Napoléon III. Once known as Hôtel Baudet de Morlet and Hôtel Heuzé de Vologer, these hôtels were completed in 1714, but greatly altered over the years, including a particularly destructive “renovation” in the 1980s.

    Architect Peter Marino has now returned these two buildings to their former glory: floors have been returned to their 18th-century grandeur, ceilings to their original heights (nearly five metres on the first floor), and the façade, designed by the architect of the Palace of Versailles, Jules-Hardouin Mansart, has been sensitively restored.

    Throughout the Maison, Peter Marino has deftly blended the old and new, employing techniques and materials that reference French history and craftsmanship, while carefully integrating ultra-modern designs. Behind the original façade, the Maison has been designed to be opened and filled with light. The extensive use of glass, light-coloured stone, artisanal wall coverings, and beautiful parquet and stone flooring allows each floor to subtly assert its unique character, while remaining part of a coherent whole.

    Discover the new flagship here

    Tags: Place Vendôme, Maison