Louis Vuitton on 57th St. and 5th Ave.; CL = Christian Louboutin, one of LV's Iconoclasts
Christian Louboutin's "Shopping Trolley" ($23,300) sports his signature red. What a Parisienne-inspired piece!
A studded exterior and hints of red allude to Christian Louboutin's inspiration in 2 Parisienne-inspired pieces. Frank Gehry's architectural lines and structured shape make his "Twisted Box" the most technically challenging to produce. A barely-useable bucket tote with strategically placed holes is Rei Kawakubo's contribution, while Cindy Sherman embellishes a fully functional camera bag with hotel badges. Marc Newson's fleece packs (with LV monogrammed bottoms) is the least "LV," while Karl Lagerfeld's punching trunk is perhaps the most costly to the consumer.
FG = Frank Gehry
To complete the series, six photographers and directors were engaged to capture the essence of each icon. Have a look at LV's celebrating monogram site to see the handiwork of Gordon Von Steiner, Johnny Dufort, Pierre Debusschere, Colin Dodgson, Micha Michael Alvedon and Jennifer Livingston.
"Twisted Box" by Frank Gehry ($4,400)--Like a slice of cake! This is the most technically challenging piece to produce
CS = Cindy Sherman
The "Camera Messenger" ($4,300) inspired by Cindy Shearman embodies the art and the travels of the photographer