Louis Vuitton

Juvenile Ostriches "Butchered" for Hermès, Prada Bags, Says PETA

The secret side of luxury ostrich handbags has been revealed in a haunting new video by PETA. Shot in South African slaughterhouses, the film shows the grim lives of newly hatched…

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Greenpeace Demands Toxic-Free Luxury at Fall 2014 Milan Fashion Week

LUXURY DETOX Versace received a special call-out this morning when Greenpeace volunteers opened a second banner emblazoned with the message “Versace Detox now!” Greenpeace…

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LXR & Co. Pop-Up Shop Offers Pre-loved Luxury Designer Goods

LUXE FOR LESS LXR & Co. was launched by Frédérick Mannella, Kei Izawa and Jean-Philippe Robert in 2012 and offers up its luxury pre-owned merchandise through www.lxrco.com and…

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Valentino Tops Greenpeace's Luxury "Fashion Duel" Ranking

Greenpeace has thrown down the gauntlet. In November, the environmental nonprofit presented 15 Italian and French fashion houses, including Chanel, Dolce & Gabbana, Gucci, and…

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Designer Gas Masks Question Our Psychological Reliance on Luxury Labels

Never mind the economic turmoil at home and abroad; the luxury sector is expected to post double-digit growth this year to 191 billion euros, due in no small part to the growing…

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Artist Billie Achilleos Turns Louis Vuitton Bags Into Amazing Animal Sculptures

ANIMAL HOUSE Deyrolle, known as the “strangest store in all of Paris,” hosted nearly 30 couture critters, each of which represented a different facet of the brand. The hardy…

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Parsons Students Reconstruct Louis Vuitton Garments into Conceptual Art

THE NEW LUXURY Cutting up luxurious Louis Vuitton gown or one of its iconic monogrammed purses might be verboten—even sacriligeous—in most circles but don’t tell that to the…

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EDUN Collaborates With Louis Vuitton on Limited-Edition Travel Bag

EDUN made sartorial history this month when it became the first fashion label to share Louis Vuitton’s thunder in a Louis Vuitton-branded ad. The Annie Leibovitz-shot pictorial,…

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