Louis Vuitton reveals playful, French types at Musee d’Orsay in Paris



PARIS (Reuters) – Louis Vuitton took to the Musee d’Orsay for its fall-winter catwalk present on Monday, sending a contemporary lineup of playful, sculptural appears to be like down a slick, black runway designed to evoke a Paris avenue.

Exploring notions of French type, Nicolas Ghesquiere, creative director of the label’s womenswear collections, performed with volumes of clothes and trompe l’oeil results, together with boots that seemed like black excessive heel footwear worn with white socks and fuzzy coats resembling blazers.

Different appears to be like included cumbersome Bermuda shorts, large bustier attire cinched with skinny belts and glittering beaded attire.

Purses had been various, together with one long-established to seem like a typical blue Paris avenue signal, trimmed in inexperienced – with “Louis Vuitton” stamped in white letters.

On the finish of the present, the sound of footsteps was projected by means of the house, giving the impression of invisible fashions strolling down the runway – an impact drawn up by sound artist Nicolas Becker.

Ghesquiere then trotted out, flashing a smile on the friends within the entrance row, who included movie stars Emma Stone, Zendaya and Catherine Deneuve who sat alongside family members of LVMH’s chairman and CEO, Bernard Arnault.

Pharrell Williams, named creative director of Louis Vuitton’s menswear designs final month, additionally attended the present.

Paris Trend Week, which options big-name vogue labels together with LVMH-owned Dior, Kering SA-owned Saint Laurent, Valentino and Chanel, winds up on Tuesday.

(Reporting by Mimosa Spencer in Paris; Enhancing by Matthew Lewis)