“Merging the worlds of luxury automobiles, art and fashion is another example of how Lexus is ‘Engineering Amazing’ or maybe more appropriately, ‘Engineering Unexpected,’” says Brian Smith, vice president of marketing for Lexus, in a press release. “We were able to challenge four designers to turn one of our most progressive hybrid vehicles into innovative fashion pieces, inspiring the designers, and the world, to see things differently.”
The four pieces will go on display on Dec 1, the opening day of Art Basel Miami, one of the nation’s most prestigious art shows.
The four pieces will go on display on Dec 1, the opening day of Art Basel Miami, one of the nation’s most prestigious art shows. For admirers with deep pockets, the collection will also be available at private auction, with proceeds benefiting the Council of Fashion Designers of America/Vogue Fashion Fund, an endowment that provides financial support and mentorship to American fashion’s emerging vanguard.
One thing’s for sure, we’ll never look at our four-wheelers quite the same way again.