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10.19.12 Lily Streeter

This Louis Vuitton store located in Miami’s design district got a flashy new makeover courtesy of graffit artist Marquis Lewis, better known as RETNA. Originally from LA, RETNA’s calligraphy-inspired works have made it around the world and even recently covered the walls of the New York’s own Bowery mural. Though the mural may seem out […]

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11.02.11 Tabatha McGurr

Dutch model Valerie Van Der Graaf smolders in this editorial for Glamour mag dubbed “Sweet Strip”, where she’s shot in an array of subtly seductive pieces – from low-cut collared dresses to Louis Vuitton handcuffs. The juxtaposition of stiff dark leather against her blonde softness creates the perfect mix of naughty and nice, like a […]

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10.31.11 Tabatha McGurr

Thanks to a trendy new bandage company named Brandages which claims to “heal in style,” materialistic girls everywhere can now cover up their boo boos in Burberry and outfit their lesions with Louis. The site is still so fresh that they have yet to finalize their shop section, but there is a gallery featuring designs […]

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02.07.11 Bucky Turco

This is what it would look like. Germany’s version of West Coast Customs is responsible for this leather-covered Mini Cooper peppered with a knock off Louie Vuitton pattern. CoverEFX hand glued the gold decals giving it that authentic pocketbook look. Apart from its gaudiness, the skull and crossbones are a handsomely ironic touch. […]

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07.02.09 Will Sherman

Although he hoped to land an unpaid internship at Raf Simons or Louis Vuitton, where he’s already designed some sneakers, Kanye West is secretly interning at the Gap’s offices in New York according to Us Weekly: “He works all the time, and one Friday night recently, he stayed until 12 am. He’s learning the fashion […]

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06.22.09 Will Sherman

A U.S. District Court judge in California denied Louis Vuitton’s motion to have a class action lawsuit brought by gourmet butter maker and bad art collector Clint Arthur dismissed. Arthur filed the lawsuit after discovering the $6,000 Takashi Murakami prints he bought at the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art were made from Louis Vuitton […]

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06.11.09 Bucky Turco

Takashi Murakami goes from art superstar to Louis Vuitton employee, releasing the latest animated short film commercial he created for the luxury brand that celebrates six years of colorfully strange collaborations. |Racked| […]

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05.11.09 Will Sherman

He’s lied about working as a prison guard and about his crew’s safety to get them to shoot a video in Colombia, so it’s not surprising that Rick Ross sports gear that’s just as deceptive. After seeing the 33-year-old rapper on the cover of XXL magazine’s May issue, a Louis Vuitton lawyer wrote in to […]

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Will Sherman

After blasting the brains out of artist Damien Hirst earlier this year, artist Eugenio Merino goes after Takashi Murakami, creating a caricature of the Louis Vuitton-designing artist doing his best impression of Pretty Woman’s star prostitute. Merino says, “There is certain contradiction between art and design – and Murakami has clearly chosen money,” and notes […]

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04.23.09 Bucky Turco

New York magazine called bullshit on Kanye West’s claim that the photos he posted of himself along with naked model girlfriend Amber Rose will be used to promote the sneaker collaboration he did with Louis Vuitton: “[S]ources have just informed the Cut that the images are not part of a Louis Vuitton ad campaign of […]

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