At the tender age of 16, after having walked to Paris from his hometown of Jura, France over the course of nearly two years, Louis Vuitton began an expedition that would live on in history. As a young boy, Mr. Louis Vuitton began apprenticing for Monsieur Marechal. In these days of horse drawn carriages, boats and trains, when the rough handling of luggage mandated it be light weight, yet durable, quality was important. Mr. Vuitton quickly became a master of the art of carpentry making solid trunks and soon thereafter launched his own label of handmade leather goods, Louis Vuitton. This is the story of his vision and the House of Louis Vuitton. Continue reading “Volez, Voguez, Voyagez: Navigating the Heritage and History of Louis Vuitton”
New York is known for its deep sense of style, design and fashion. Whether you’re strutting the streets of Manhattan or donning a gorgeous gown at a fancy gala, there’s no shortage of opportunities to let your inner fashionista shine through.
Earlier this year, some of fashion’s biggest names forged under one roof, to highlight some of the greatest modern works of wearable art. Enter Manus x Machina: Fashion In An Age of Technology – an exhibit breathing new life into the Metropolitan Museum of Art (aka the Met) on New York’s Upper East Side. Continue reading “Manus x Machina at the MET- A Look Into the Future of Fashion”