Paris, February 4, 2015 – Los Angeles will play host to the first Louis Vuitton Series 2 – Past, Present and Future exhibit this month. The modern and unexpected interpretation of Nicolas Ghesquière’s Spring/Summer 2015 Women’s collection will allow visitors to explore the creative process behind the collection. Guests will enter through a series of distinctive rooms that thematically share his influences and inspirations as well as the excitement of the fashion show experience.
The viewer will begin by entering the exhibit through an oversized iconic LV logo and proceed to the Talking Faces part of the exhibit, which features an opening animation of Nicolas Ghesquière’s much anticipated Spring 2015 show. The Magical Trunk is seen as a symbol of Louis Vuitton’s journey from past to present. This room is a tribute to the genius of Louis, who first translated the genuine “spirit of travel” through the legendary trunks and travel items he created. Seen through hologram projections, this installation blends past inspirations, current designs and future ideas.
In the Savoir-faire Room, Louis Vuitton focuses on the Malletage, inspired by the inside of the Louis Vuitton trunk. The Backstage Room recreates the unique setting of a fashion show’s backstage space, and offers a personal, behind the scenes, experience for visitors. Here, visitors find themselves in the heart of a show’s production, immersed in the electric ambiance it generates, the tension of the final preparations and the emotion of the post-show celebration.
The Infinite Show Room is a 360-degree projection room which invites visitors to completely immerse themselves into Nicolas Ghesquière’s SS15 fashion show. The 48 looks of this collection will be continuously projected, allowing visitors to take time to re-discover the style, silhouette, color and details of Nicolas’ most recent collection.
Finally, the Accessories Gallery speaks to the intrinsic part of any outfit. This room tells the history of Louis Vuitton accessories – of the objects and emblematic codes that inspired their design. The accessories are showcased on the pure white canvas of Marte Mei van Haaster’s scanned, 3-D printed figures alongside heritage pieces creating a perfect juxtaposition of the modern and contemporary elements of the house.
The exhibition will run from February 6th to 22nd at 1135 North Highland Avenue, Los Angeles (North of Santa Monica Boulevard) and will be open to the public daily 10am-6pm.