Louis Vuitton celebrates the Artycapucines collection in LA

Kate hudson

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On October 20, Louis Vuitton celebrated the launch of the third chapter of the limited-edition Artycapucines collection – which features six contemporary global artists who have reinvented the iconic Capucines handbag – including designs by Gregor Hildebrandt, Donna Huanca, Huang Yuxing, Vik Muniz, Paola Pivi and Zeng Fanzhi, to the

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Miranda Kerr

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Hosted by Miranda Kerr and Jamie Mizrahi, a select group of guests enjoyed an intimate dinner at the John Lautner Harpel House, a mid-century modern masterpiece from 1956 set in the Hollywood Hills.

Louis Vuitton ArtyCapucines III Dinner
Dylan Penn, Kelly Sawyer

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Notables present included Kate Hudson, Katy Perry, Orlando Bloom, Nicole Ritchie, Rachel Zoe, Dylan Penn, Jennifer Meyer, Joel Madden, Kelly Sawyer, Jasmine Tookes and more.

Louis Vuitton ArtyCapucines III Dinner
Orlando Bloom, Joël Madden

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The Maison’s third Artycapucine collection was celebrated at a dinner organized by Sushi | Bar, cook Phillip Frankland Lee ‘s omakase speakeasy which reinvents its namesake dish in distinctive courses and which has just won a Michelin star.

Louis Vuitton ArtyCapucines III Dinner
Erin foster

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Each visionary applied their distinctive work to the ideal “blank canvas”, the Capucines bag, which bears the name of rue Neuve-des Capucines, the Parisian street in which Louis Vuitton opened its first boutique in 1854. In-store launch on October 29, each Artycapucines bag will be released in a limited and numbered edition of 200.

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Exceptional art and craftsmanship is revealed in each new Artycapucines: in the sensual blend of embroidery, printing and hand painting on Donna Huanca’s abstract approach; candy-colored clip-art characters precisely embossed in Vik Muniz’s design; the gold leaf gilding and the delicate marquetry that highlight Paola Pivi’s leopard; the embroidered rainbow river, flowing like uninterrupted brushstrokes over Huang Yuxing’s composition; the explosive monochrome line art in Gregor Hildebrandt’s creation; and the instantly recognizable portrait of Vincent Van Gogh, looking at the Capuchins by Zen Fanzhi, a clear nod to his historically complex paintings that experiment with both Eastern and Western traditions.

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Louis Vuitton’s close relationship with the arts began nearly a century ago, when Gaston-Louis Vuitton, the grandson of the Maison’s founder, began commissioning artists to create showcases and works of art. art for Louis Vuitton stores. Since then, the Maison has continued to strengthen its links with the art world, collaborating with a series of artists who, over the past two decades, have brought their unique visions to Louis Vuitton.

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