The famous Louis Vuitton it-bag is ready to become a small masterpiece of art that is worn pret a porter.
To six contemporary artists, Louis Vuitton leaves carte blanche or rather calfskin and cowhide, on which the most famous paintings of the history of art and beyond embellish one of the most beloved it-bags of the French maison: the Capucines , a pret a porter with a multicolor design characterized by the emblematic triangles and flowers motif, and by the maison’s monogram.
The bag bears the name of the street where Louis Vuitton’s first boutique opened in 1854 was located , the Rue-Neuve-des Capucines: a versatile model to be worn over the shoulder or by hand, a bag with a timeless charm that is now tinged with modernity , following the latest trend of wearing one’s own works of art of the heart, giving an extravagant, chic and original look to one’s look.
Louis Vuitton’s Capucines becomes Artycapucines 2021: some models from the collection
The collection takes the name of Artycapucines : 200 pieces are created for each model , a feast for the eyes and the heart. The six models are the photograph of the sensitivity of each artist and of his emotion and taste in reproducing masterpieces, such as that of Zeng Fanzhi inspired by the self-portrait of Van Gogh , for which 42 different colors were used for each thread that went to compose the work. A job also carried out with 3 specialized artisans and ten days of work.
Playful and fun , and not too difficult to match, is the Artycapucines according to the Brazilian artist Vik Muniz , which on a white background covers the it-bag with colorful applications and charms inspired by his 2019 series Almost everything : 154 are the designs that characterize the most pop model of the collection, with pineapples, elephants, flowers and teapots.
Where to buy Artypacapucines and when they will be available
The models mentioned are just some of those that will be officially released and that Louis Vuitton has published on Instagram: it is possible that the versions made by the other designers who participated in the project will also be presented on social networks in the coming days: Gregor Hildebrandt, Donna Huanca , Huang Yuxing and Paola Pivi.
Very little is still known about the price of these bags, which considering the average figure of a Capucines should start from 3,900 euros upwards . In any case, the entire collection will only be available from October, when they can be purchased online and of course at the brand’s boutiques. A limited edition that will be highly appreciated by those who love the elegance of Louis Vuitton bags, which on this occasion are tinged with an allure that travels between sophisticated and easy pop chic, following one of the most popular trends of recent years. .
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