The last day of the month of fashion is as if a long deep sigh after the exhaustion from the pleasant journey starting from New York, London, Milan and all the way to Paris. As they said that every party must come to an end, Suzy Menkes; the Editor of Vogue International had just bid farewell as well as Grace Codington; the 70-year-old Creative Director of Anna Wintour. Being participated the fashion show in the fashion port cities for them is a part of their lives. And when it comes to the last day of the month, it’s no one but Louis Vuitton that listed in the schedule with colorful highlight as most editors always do.
Louis Vuitton transformed the venue into the lost city of Atlantis, decorated with 57 ruined stakes and 200,000 pieces of mirror. Louis Vuitton’s design is collaboration with French artist Justin Morin who inspired by his former masterpiece “Melted Bones (2011)”. In the collection of Louis Vuitton FW16/17, Ghesquière chooses to travel through time into the past in order to connect with the future. Ghesquière takes us through the times and the modern underwater city all together with the dynamism of ancient monument in Atlantis which refers to the gathering of memories and emotions with the tradition and changes. He reveals the story through the creation of futuristic design of 90’s sport such as patched leather jacket, leather coat matching with perfect fit leather lager pants which called as “Super slim”, charger pants, long-short sequin dress with leather patches, foulard printed dress, knitted dress with leather decoration with pleated hem or jumpsuit with the scent of Gaultier, as Tim Blanks said. The perfection of the looks completed by accessories such as leather belt attached on leather long coat or bi-dress. Jewelry in this collection comes with twisted metal earrings decorated with crystal. Boots are redesigned from Palm Spring collection. Bags are impossible to forget for Louis Vuitton, Ghesquière pick up the past atmosphere into this collection so the latest bags come with voyage or traveler design with the combination to create beauty case or trunk handbags for day looks, altogether with small studded bags or hardware bag which inspired by Louis Vuitton’s hard luggage. The bags are waited to be owned by the fans. For anyone who haven’t seen this collection or want to see it again please stay tune.