• GO FOR GOOD AT GALERIES LAFAYETTE

    Go For Good at Galeries Lafayette - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Louis Vuitton participates in the French department store’s sustainability project “Go for Good.”

    Throughout Louis Vuitton’s history, the Maison has strived to create objects that stand the test of time and can be passed down from generation to generation. Louis Vuitton’s participation in Galeries Lafayette's "Go For Good" project reaffirms a long-standing commitment to sustainability. In order to continue to prioritize the longevity of its creations, the Maison is invested in preserving the natural raw materials on which the beauty and quality of its products depend. 

    Through local, social, and environmental actions, Louis Vuitton carries out this conviction across all its activities and product categories. Louis Vuitton’s leather goods workshops have been certified “Entreprise du Patrimoine Vivante” from the French government, a unique distinction for companies with artisanal savoir-faire that are committed to maintaining production in France. Since its founding in 1854, Louis Vuitton has chosen to use leathers tanned with natural plant extracts for its signature pieces with the aim of minimizing the environmental impacts of each step of production. The Parfums Louis Vuitton Collection, released in 2016, was designed to be endlessly refillable to eliminate the need for additional packaging. The Be Mindful capsule of accessories and textiles gives silk a second life by upcycling them into unique Louis Vuitton creations, while the Maison’s UNICEF partnership donates a portion of sales of the Silver Lockit bracelets to supporting vulnerable children worldwide. These are just some of the initiatives the Maison has taken to further its social and environmental sustainability, earning it a place in the Galeries Lafayette “Go For Good” project.

    LOUIS VUITTON PARIS GALERIES LAFAYETTE
    40, boulevard Haussmann
    75 009 PARIS

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  • RUGBY BALL DESIGNED WITH DAN CARTER

    • RUGBY BALL DESIGNED WITH DAN CARTER - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • RUGBY BALL DESIGNED WITH DAN CARTER - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • RUGBY BALL DESIGNED WITH DAN CARTER - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • RUGBY BALL DESIGNED WITH DAN CARTER - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Louis Vuitton presents a limited-edition rugby ball designed with Rugby legend Dan Carter.

    Louis Vuitton is pleased to announce the launch of its first-ever rugby ball, the result of a close collaboration between the House’s artisans and the legendary former fly-half. The rugby ball will be released exclusively in Japan – where Dan Carter now plays rugby – in a limited edition of 112, the same number of appearances he made for New Zealand between 2003 and 2015.

    The rugby ball is made in the contemporary Monogram Eclipse canvas, chosen by Carter both for its sophistication and its black and silver colourway, reminiscent of the New-Zealand rugby team’s world-renowned uniforms. Created 120 years after the House’s classic Monogram pattern, the Monogram Eclipse canvas contrasts with the ball’s traditional lacing – once a feature of all rugby balls – which is integrated into an oval patch, along with Dan Carter’s signature, both made in Louis Vuitton’s tanned cowhide leather. Each ball is accompanied by its own carrying harness and tee, also in black cowhide leather and with Monogram Eclipse details.

    The Louis Vuitton and Dan Carter rugby ball will be available in selected Louis Vuitton stores in Japan from September 20, 2019.

    Rugby Monogram Eclipse
  • REOPENING OF LA GALERIE ASNIÈRES

    REOPENING OF LA GALERIE ASNIERES - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Every weekend from September 21st to October 27th, 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.

    Asnières Galerie
  • A CELEBRATION OF LOUIS VUITTON SAVOIR FAIRE IN MILAN

    Louis Vuitton will be presenting a selection of exceptional trunks as well as pieces from the Objets Nomades Collection from September 19th - 29th, 2019.  

    The Maison's signature Spirit of Travel is on display during this special event featuring a stunning collection of iconic hard-sided trunks, each of which is an ode to the principles of craftsmanship and quality that form the pillars of Louis Vuitton since 1854.  

    At the same time, this event marks the return of Objets Nomades Collection of design objects and furniture to Milan, with even more new pieces than were presented at this year's Salone Del Mobile. This luxurious range embodies Louis Vuitton's commitment to design and innovation by bringing to life the creations of world-renowned designers.  Alongside these pieces is a selection of iconic accessories in crocodile that further highlight the exceptional craftsmanship at the heart of Louis Vuitton.

    SAVOIR FAIRE MILAN
    September 19th to September 29th, 2019
    Monday - Sunday  10:00 am - 8:00 pm

    Palazzo Clerici
    Via Clerici, 5
    Milan, Italy

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  • TIME CAPSULE EXHIBITION IN MILAN

    Louis Vuitton presents the Time Capsule exhibition, a journey through the history of the Maison, opening on September 20th, 2019, in Milan.

    In this traveling exhibit, Louis Vuitton's story is told through an exclusive selection of one-of-a-kind objects from the Maison's archives from 1854 to today.  Presented as a thematic itinerary, the exhibit celebrates the strong pioneering spirit that has characterized the Maison since its creation 165 years ago. Focusing on four fundamental aspects: inventions, travel, the art of preserving objects and the icons of the Maison, Time Capsule shows just how visionary Louis Vuitton has been in foreseeing travellers’ desires and needs as everyday means of transportation has drastically evolved over time. 

    For this Italian edition, one of the special pieces on display is "Boîte Milano", a unique trunk made for the International Exhibition of Decorative and Modern Arts of Paris in 1925. Time Capsule Milan also features modern-day objects such as ready-to-wear creations by the current Women's Artistic Director Nicolas Ghesquière and Men's Artistic Director Virgil Abloh, as well as pieces from Louis Vuitton's Objets Nomades Collection in collaboration with internationally renowned designers such as Patricia Urquiola and Marcel Wanders.

    Time Capsule Exhibition Milan
    Piazzetta Reale, Milano
    From September 20th to October 20th, 2019
    Open everyday from 10 am to 8 pm
    Free entrance
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