This collection plays with proportion, soft structure cutting through tension and technique with a clean new ease. The balance of colour is calm, bold, rich and defined in black, chocolate brown, gold, tapioca, orange and tones of blue.
The collection’s starting point is Ireland and the Irish Wren Boys who traditionally would hunt the Wren on St Stephen’s day. They would go to people’s houses and knock on doors to sing to ask for money. The grand old houses of Ireland now in faded repairs.
As one of the Maison’s New Classics, the Capucines is continually reimagined with new finishes, colors, and materials. For Fall 2019 these include rich emerald, crimson red, and golden yellow taurillon leathers accented by python details
Driving around Rome to experience the Eternal City, the two friends arrive at Palazzo Della Civiltà Italiana, FENDI headquarters. They discover an exhibition room inside the building, a secret exposition featuring their dream bag, the FENDI Baguette.
The House’s iconic bags have been transformed into different animal prints of earth color palette, inspired by the zebra and leopard prints of the Nicolas Ghesquière Cruise 2018 show in Kyoto, combined with the famous Monogram.
Denim jackets, shorts and shirts are laser-treated as if light is reflected on water, a ripple effect that’s like a new MSGM tie-dye. Meanwhile, wide bands of tie-dye decorate denim jackets and shorts that’s otherwise fully bleached…
The ArtyCapucines Collection is further proof of Louis Vuitton’s unique ability to aid artists bring their ideas to life by combining its passion for constant innovation with its traditions of artisanal savoir-faire.
Two ideas of beauty are compared: one strives for balance, symmetry, harmony; the other is asymmetrical, and favors what is impermanent. A dialogue between perfection and imperfection, permanence and caducity.