Dreaming of a Louis Vuitton purse? Or a living room with accouterments from Fornasetti? Why not have the best of both worlds?
For Fall-Winter 2021, Nicolas Ghesquière’s collection combines the architectural splendor of Fornasetti with Louis Vuitton’s groundbreaking creativity. Delving into both house’s sense of exceptional traditionalism and visionary views, it makes for an interesting visual experience.
On offer is a juxtaposition of colors, textures and modern techniques is the use of jacquard, embroidery and laser printing. Mainstays like the Cannes Bag is transformed with a Fornasetti drawing, bringing to mind the Bapistery of Saint John in Florence, while the Petite Malle is reintroduced with dome printed metallic leather, giving the effect of a striking optical illusion.
Not limited to bags, the collection also has a RTW component, like the Monogram Architecture Pajama set. The print has the famous LV monogram peeking through a monochrome graphic of Ancient Rome.
Who is this collection for? A wide swath of products ensures lovers of Louis Vuitton, Fornasetti, and Roman and Greek antiquity will surely find something exceptional in this collection to wear, or just to treasure and pass along for generations to come.