Fashion & Leather Goods January 19, 2022 Louis Vuitton unveils 200 trunks 200 visionaries: the exhibition to celebrate Louis Vuitton’s bicentenary


Paying homage to Louis’ innovative legacy, the exhibition provides a stage for these original and unique pieces created by 200 visionaries and friends of the Maison. The collective tribute to Louis VuittonThe founder of began his world tour in Asnières, near Paris, in December 2019, and will spend a few months in Singapore, Beijing, Tokyo, New York and London throughout the year 2022.

To mark the milestone anniversary of August 4and, the House has invited a mosaic of talents from all walks of life to participate in the initiative, ranging from arts and culture to science, sports, humanitarian causes, etc. The goal? Personalize the iconic Louis Vuitton trunk and create their own version, with abstract concepts and dreamlike expressions. Visionaries such as Jean-Michel Othoniel, Jean-Philippe Delhomme, Nigo and BTS have left their mark. They all used a metaphorical blank canvas measuring 50 x 50 x 100 centimeters, roughly the dimensions of the original trunk Louis designed in the 1850s, and let their imaginations take over. Faye McLeod, Louis Vuitton’s Visual Image Director, said, “This project has always been about creativity, a true tribute to Louis’ ingenuity and entrepreneurial spirit. We see how such a cross section of talent responded to the same brief while taking a moment to appreciate the man himself.”

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