Louis Vuitton Heads to Japan

  |   10-01-2017


Louis Vuitton is heading to Japan, ‘land of the rising sun.’ After Monaco, Palm Springs and Rio de Janeiro, last May, Louis Vuitton will honour Japan by holding its Cruise 2018 collection presentation there on Sunday May 14th, 2017. Ghesquière, reportedly visited Tokyo in late November, possibly to scout locations.

Since the end of the 19th century, the House has always maintained strong ties with Japan: the mon (family crest) inspirations of the monogram canvas; the long list of renowned Japanese clients; Louis Vuitton’s first store in Tokyo in 1978; and the collaborations with Japanese contemporary artists such as Takashi Murakami, Yayoi Kusama, Rei Kawabuko and today Hiroshi Fujiwara.

More details will be announced closer to the date.