Olivia’s unique necklace was made by the “The Maasai Project,” a venture from Pikolinos which employs women from the Kenyan Maasai tribe to make hand-crafted bags, shoes, and accessories, with all profits going towards development projects for the tribe. louis vuitton damier Olivia is an ambassador for the brand. (See, she does do something other than dress impeccably!) Everyone loves handbags (everyone here, at least) and everyone loves animals (unless you’re a sociopath, in which case, I’m a little creeped out), so it’s not particularly surprising that the animal sculptures that Louis Vuitton commissioned from British artist Billie Achilleos have taken on a life of their own. Achilleos’ work was first intended for display at the brand’s London maison, Louis Vuitton Rolling Luggage but since its debut, the collection has traveled among some of Vuitton’s fanciest boutiques. Now that the animals are making a stop in the brand’s Waikiki store, there’s a new dude in town – a Louis Vuitton turtle.
As some of you already know, all of the louis vuitton belts sale animals in this collection are made out of Louis Vuitton leather goods – not the raw materials, but the goods themselves, deconstructed to their basic parts and reassembled as sculptures of animals, from the mundane to the exotic. The turtle, meant to embody Hawaiian turtle goddess Kaiula who watches over children on the shores, was made especially for the Honolulu boutique. The full collection, which you can see below, will be on display in the store through August 31.
Angelina Jolie was recently spotted motoring Louis Vuitton Sunglasses around LA with her eldest son Maddox, carrying a brand new Louis Vuitton Capucines Bag. The bag only comes in leather and is missing 99% of the conspicuous LV logos you’d usually expect to see, which is indicative of Louis Vuitton’s desire to capture more high-dollar customers with comparatively less flashy, more high-end leather products that appeal to a broader range of designer bag fans. The Capucines isn’t an entirely new design from LV of course, simply a reinvigorated one. You can purchase it for the very Angelina Jolie appropriate price tag of $5,150 at Louis Vuitton.
Angelina starred in a Louis Vuitton “Core Values” campaign Louis Vuitton Outlet Store back in 2011, so she’s definitely a friend of the brand. Now discontinued, the “Core Values” campaigns were meant to emphasize heritage over high fashion, promoting values such as craftsmanship, integrity, and the cosmopolitan nature of the brand. I have a hunch that the campaign mainly exists to help you free your mind of all the brand associations you have with the myriad of LV-lugging celebrities you love to loathe, if only for a moment. Actually, this is a bit of a re-introduction or, perhaps, louis vuitton belts sale a formal introduction. Many of you have already seen the new Louis Vuitton W Bag in the arms of Michelle Williams, who stars in the brand’s fall handbag ads, but now we have a close-up look at all five versions of the bag, which is one of Vuitton’s marquee new pieces for Fall 2013.