Jul 12, 2017 | By Carlene Thomas Bailey
Paris: Kim Jones derives inspiration from a road trip across the heartland of North America for the S/S 14 Louis Vuitton collection. Varsity, gas station, motorcycle, and Boy Scout jackets represent the simplicity of Midwestern culture, and are given the Louis Vuitton luxury touch with tie-dyes by hand (in a Japanese atelier), tailored suits and tuxedos, and lush leathers. —Kathleen Tso
Key Items: Plaid suits / Patched gas station jacket / Leather pullover / Matching sets / Bandana-print shirt / Suede trucker / Crocodile skin jackets / Boy Scout jackets / Tie-dye bush jackets / Iridescent monogrammed tuxedo jacket
Color: Slate / Burnt orange / Cherry red / Navy / Cobalt blue / Dusty blue / Sienna brown / Blood orange / Khaki / Silver / Pearl / Smoky lilac
Materials + Trim: Leather / Wool suiting / Cotton twill / Wool knits / Suede / Matte crocodiles skins / Silk
Print + Pattern: Louis Vuitton monogram / Plaids / Bandana prints / Tie-dyes
Accessories + Footwear: Seatbelt belts / Bandanas / Structured duffels, totes and weekenders / Backpacks / Perforated leather totes / Travel-size suitcases / Fanny packs / Laptop cases / Bow ties / Metallic dress shoes / Steel-toe sneakers / Black or brown derbies
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