collection, prints and embosses a colorful menag- erie across leather items in an eccentric exploration of craftsmanship. New classics like Petite Malle and City Steamer, and icons (Speedy and Neverfull), are given a fresh twist. Even Catogram lambswool blankets and nylon umbrellas are transformed into exceptional pieces. Elegance is seen from a fresh perspective: clutch bags take the cartoon form of reclining cats or sweetly smiling dogs; silk pajamas appear as refined daywear. This audacious irreverence is in harmony with Grace Coddington s iconoclastic style and Nicolas Ghesquière s fascination with eccentricity as well as reflecting their mutual love of animals. The col- lection previewed at pop-up stores opened in London, New York and Beijing. It has been availa- ble in Louis Vuitton stores and on the Maison s website since November 2, 2018.
With Catogram, Grace Coddington writes a new chapter
in the history of Louis Vuitton.
H U B L O T An ambassador n amed Mbappé
Famous for his acceleration, his unpredicta-bility and his acute understanding of the game, Kylian Mbappé is one of the world s top soccer players, and already has an impressive track record, winning the Ligue 1 championship at 18 and the World Cup at 19. It was for these qualities that Hublot chose to make Kylian Mbappé himself a watch aficionado its new ambassador. His entry into the Hublot Family , as CEO Ricardo Guadalupe fondly refers
Ghesquière, Creative Director of Louis Vuitton s Women s Collections, and features a series of bold animal illustrations. With Catogram, Grace Coddington writes a new chapter in the history of Louis Vuitton. The illustrations in the Catogram collection depict the designer s Persian cats, Pumpkin and Blanket, and Nicolas Ghesquière s dog, Léon. The animals are pictured scampering about on a selection of leather goods, accessories, ready-to-wear and shoes. The cats drawn by Grace Coddington leap across the orange monogram print a reference to the art- ist s flame-colored hair or a graphic monochrome. One facet of the capsule, the Cats on Leather