The cult of fashion
at Louis Vuitton
For the Fall/Winter 2011 collection, Marc Jacobs completely transformed the Louvre Museum’s courtyard into the lobby of a grand hotel from another era, directing a nocturnal ballet regulated by mechanical elevator cages, from which bellboys, mistresses and spies exit. With their insolent look, the Louis Vuitton Mata Hari wear fetish-like, unsettling and sensual uniforms, fit for Ma
Attired in caps, the models wear tops with Claudine collars on black garter-style organza skirts, lace-effect leather pants or navy jodhpurs with a satin red band, all with a certain authority. The trench-coats in black, grey or burgundy, and dresses clasped at the waist by patent leather belts, precisely define the Louis Vuitton silhouettes.