Saturday, May 29, 2010
Louis Vuitton's epic new London 'maison' has just opened its doors on New Bond Street. Entered via a bridge over a 'moat', its four outrageously luxurious floors include a VIP apartment, a 'librairie' of limited edition art and art books, revolving handbag installations and artworks by all the big guns, from Damien Hirst to Gilbert & George. You name it, this store's got it.
via // *wallpaper magazine
Jean Paul Gaultier has stepped down from Hermès to focus on his own line and projects. His successor will be Christophe Lemaire, Lacoste's main designer. Gaultier's last line for Hermès will show in Paris next October, while his furniture project is set to show in June.