18 December, 2011

Louis Vuitton - The Art Of Fashion Exhibition

I love the concept of this exhibition created by Katie Grand & Louis Vuitton for the La Triennale di Milano design museum in Italy. It's a modern take on a retrospective of the last 13 years of ready to wear clothing & accessories from the famous Parisian brand.

The exhibition was only open for a short period from September 22nd to October 9th but take a look at these amazing images that capture the event in it's full glory.
All the best collections are in there from the original Stephen Sprouse collaboration of 2001, The Takashi Marakami cherry blossom & multicolore of 2003, The miroir & leopard of 2006 and of course the second Stephen Sprouse commemorative collab of 2009.
Louis Vuitton has only been creating ready to wear clothing for the last 13 years, before then it was just a luxury luggage company. This exhibition really goes to show how much of a historic fashion archive they've managed to build in such a short period of time.
(Katie Grand presenting the exhibition in Moscow, Russia)
I really wish I was able to visit this exhibition, maybe one day it will travel to a London museum and I'll be able to see it.
Until then here is my own homagĂ©.


(Images courtesy of Spiridonov House)
(Last image copyright of Richie Nickel)
(Video courtesy of Louis Vuitton)