Louis Vuitton’s Series 2: L.A. Exhibit
VUITTON’S L.A. MOMENT:
Louis Vuitton has chosen L.A. as the first destination of the “Louis Vuitton Series 2-Past, Present and Future.” The exhibit will present the timeless inspirations behind the spring 2015 women’s ready-to-wear collection. The multiroom exhibit has been set up in the heart of the Hollywood art and media district, providing a perfect back drop for the nontraditional interpretation of their spring collection. The multi room warehouse space allows visitors to explore the creative process behind the collection through a series of distinctive thematic spaces that share the influences and inspiration of creative director Nicolas Ghesquière.
The exhibit’s entrance is through an oversized LV logo. This logo was initially the seal of founder Louis Vuitton, who launched his house as a trunk maker in 1854. Ghesquière revived it from the archives in neon lights. The next room “Talking Faces,” allows visitors to experience the opening animation of Ghesquière’s spring 2015 women’s collection show; “Magic Trunk” shows one of the house’s most recognizable products in hologram projections, blending past inspirations, current designs and future ideas; the “Savoir-fair Room” focuses on the “Malletage” inspired by the inside of a Vuitton trunk; “Backstage” recreates a fashion show’s backstage space; “Infinite Show Room” is a 360-degree projection room showing all 48 looks of this collection and “Accessories Gallery” showcases the objects on the pure white canvas of Marte Mei van Haaster’s scanned, 3-D printed figures alongside heritage pieces. The exhibition will run from Feb. 6 to 22 at 1135 North Highland Avenue and will be open to the public daily. Next stop: Beijing.