Oct 16, 2018 | By Nigel Taylor
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Paris: Nicolas Ghesquiere’s first collection for Louis Vuitton was full of “perennial” pieces. The show notes read, “This familiar wardrobe appeals to the collection unconscious, stirring our affective memory.” The silhouette was a slight A-line, a little girly, with a sportswear appeal. Ghesquiere used the house’s heritage of leather goods to inspire his work, from the masterful color and fabric combinations, reminiscent of the late ’70s and early ’80s, to the covetable boots and handbags. – Lizzy Bowring
Key Items: Turtleneck dress / Patent leather coat / Empire waist dress / Leather slip dress / Alpine patterned sweaters / Crocodile vest / Printed zip-up cardigan / Slim pants / Mini A-line skirts / Trench coat / Cropped leather jacket / Turtleneck sweaters / Skinny pants / Blazer
Color: White / Brown / Black / Cognac / Beige / Teal
Materials + Trim: Patent leather / Tweed / Brushed shetland wool / Crocodile / Moleskin / Leather piping / Zippers
Print + Pattern: Naïve florals / Checks
Accessories + Footwear: Mini “trunk” shoulder bags / Patent leather boots with wrap around leather straps / Ankle boots / Belts
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