nymag.com Archives - 13 February 2016, Saturday

  • See Juergen Teller’s Intimate Vuitton Photos -- The Cut

    nymag.com 23 Jan '16, 8pm

    Louis Vuitton might not be a brand you’d associate with zines, but that’s exactly what Season Three — a book documenting the fall 2015 collection — feels like. The third in a series started by Nicolas Ghesquière and Juergen Teller when Ghesquière took over as Vuitton’s artistic direct...

  • See Juergen Teller’s Intimate Vuitton Photos -- The Cut

    nymag.com 18 Jan '16, 5am

    Louis Vuitton might not be a brand you’d associate with zines, but that’s exactly what Season Three — a book documenting the fall 2015 collection — feels like. The third in a series started by Nicolas Ghesquière and Juergen Teller when Ghesquière took over as Vuitton’s artistic direct...

  • See Juergen Teller’s Intimate Vuitton Photos -- The Cut

    nymag.com 18 Jan '16, 1am

    Louis Vuitton might not be a brand you’d associate with zines, but that’s exactly what Season Three — a book documenting the fall 2015 collection — feels like. The third in a series started by Nicolas Ghesquière and Juergen Teller when Ghesquière took over as Vuitton’s artistic direct...

  • Hermès Birkin Bags Are Worth More Than Gold -- The Cut

    nymag.com 14 Jan '16, 4am

    No wonder Emily Gilmore got so excited when Rory got a Birkin bag from Logan — these things are a lot more than pretty totes. Baghunter , a luxury retail company, recently concluded in a study that the bags have increased in value at 14.2 percent a year , reported Teen Vogue . Here's ...

  • Inside an $845 Book on Louis Vuitton Windows -- The Cut

    nymag.com 21 Dec '15, 6am

    Faye McLeod has a fail-safe way to measure the success of the displays she designs for Louis Vuitton 's store windows: The more the glass has to be cleaned, the better. Take, for example, Yayoi Kusama 's displays from 2012, which involved tentacles, hundreds of polka dots, and life-si...

  • Inside an $845 Book on Louis Vuitton Windows -- The Cut

    nymag.com 21 Dec '15, 5am

    Faye McLeod has a fail-safe way to measure the success of the displays she designs for Louis Vuitton 's store windows: The more the glass has to be cleaned, the better. Take, for example, Yayoi Kusama 's displays from 2012, which involved tentacles, hundreds of polka dots, and life-si...

  • Inside an $845 Book on Louis Vuitton Windows -- The Cut

    nymag.com 21 Dec '15, 1am

    Faye McLeod has a fail-safe way to measure the success of the displays she designs for Louis Vuitton 's store windows: The more the glass has to be cleaned, the better. Take, for example, Yayoi Kusama 's displays from 2012, which involved tentacles, hundreds of polka dots, and life-si...

  • Louis Vuitton Is Flying Down to Rio for Resort -- The Cut

    nymag.com 14 Dec '15, 5pm

    In what promises to be a stylish warm-up to the 2016 Olympics, Nicolas Ghesquière will be showing his resort 2017 collection for Louis Vuitton in Rio de Janeiro come May 28. That will come on the heels of Chanel's show in Cuba and Alessandro Michele's Gucci outing in London. (It also ...

  • Louis Vuitton Is Flying Down to Rio for Resort -- The Cut

    nymag.com 14 Dec '15, 4pm

    In what promises to be a stylish warm-up to the 2016 Olympics, Nicolas Ghesquière will be showing his resort 2017 collection for Louis Vuitton in Rio de Janeiro come May 28. That will come on the heels of Chanel's show in Cuba and Alessandro Michele's Gucci outing in London. (It also ...

  • Inside Louis Vuitton’s New Exhibit in Paris -- The Cut

    nymag.com 05 Dec '15, 2am

    Louis Vuitton has always been connected to travel: Its founder, the original Louis, first got to Paris by walking 280 miles from his home in the mountains of France on his own two feet. In 1854, he opened a shop of luxury trunks there that, in the years following, would go from specia...

  • Inside Louis Vuitton’s New Exhibit in Paris -- The Cut

    nymag.com 04 Dec '15, 10pm

    Louis Vuitton has always been connected to travel: Its founder, the original Louis, first got to Paris by walking 280 miles from his home in the mountains of France on his own two feet. In 1854, he opened a shop of luxury trunks there that, in the years following, would go from specia...

  • What do you mean your whiskey trunk isn't Louis Vuitton? https://t.co/ZqC72K7xG7 https://t.co/bdpmIzixil

    You Mean Your Whiskey Trunk Isn’t Louis Vuitton? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 23 Nov '15, 11pm

    Just in time for the holidays, Louis Vuitton is celebrating its newly renovated Fifth Avenue store with exclusive items and limited-edition products — including a trunk in which to store whiskey, in case you're currently shopping for the man who has everything. The enormous five-level...

  • Louis Vuitton Ad, or True Detective Trailer? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 14 Oct '15, 8pm

    For Louis Vuitton's latest cruise collection campaign, the French luxury giant takes us on a fantasy journey through the desert starring Michelle Williams and newly minted Louis Vuitton face Alicia Vikander . The duo travel to the scene of the brand's Palm Springs fashion show while e...

  • Louis Vuitton Ad, or True Detective Trailer? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 14 Oct '15, 7pm

    For Louis Vuitton's latest cruise collection campaign, the French luxury giant takes us on a fantasy journey through the desert starring Michelle Williams and newly minted Louis Vuitton face Alicia Vikander . The duo travel to the scene of the brand's Palm Springs fashion show while e...

  • How @HillaryClinton has the fashion vote in the chic handbag:

    Hillary Is Winning the Fashion Schmoozing Race -- The Cut

    nymag.com 10 Sep '15, 12pm

    It wasn't always so. Clinton seems to have overcome the reluctance she had, during her 2008 run, to ally herself with fashion and glossy magazines, "princess effect" be damned. Back then, Obama scooped up her fashion supporters, and she lost key Wintour brownie points when she decline...

  • Jane Birkin Wants Hermès to Stop Using Her Name -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Jul '15, 8pm

    Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence that we have shared for many years. Hermès respects and shares her emotions and was also shocked by the images recently broadc...

  • Jane Birkin Wants Hermès to Stop Using Her Name -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Jul '15, 8pm

    Jane Birkin has expressed her concerns regarding practices for slaughtering crocodiles. Her comments do not in any way influence the friendship and confidence that we have shared for many years. Hermès respects and shares her emotions and was also shocked by the images recently broadc...

  • Move over, white sneakers — Vans's new collaboration is anything but basic:

    See Vans’ New Crazy, Cool Printed Collaboration -- The Cut

    nymag.com 08 Jul '15, 1pm

    When it comes to designs featuring wacky, cool prints, U.K.-based Eley Kishimoto creates some of the flashiest — which is why their latest collaboration with Vans is heavy on the dizzying patterns. The 30-plus-piece collection, out today , features five different motifs. There's the F...

  • Can Lyft Pull an Avis? - New York Magazine #branding #luxury

    Can Lyft Pull an Avis? -- NYMag

    nymag.com 30 Jun '15, 6pm

    The battle between the two companies has gotten brutal, bitter, even a little juvenile. Last year, a Lyft analysis allegedly showed that Uber employees had requested and canceled some 5,560 rides on Lyft, annoying drivers and delaying rides for thousands of other passengers. (Uber has...

  • Watch the Louis Vuitton Menswear Show -- The Cut

    nymag.com 25 Jun '15, 12pm

    Yesterday at 3:00 p.m. The Trailer for the Jeremy Scott Documentary Is Finally Out See Miley, Katy, and all his celebrity friends praise him. Yesterday at 2:43 p.m. Cool Clips Are the Hair-Elastic Upgrade An adult solution to black hair ties. Yesterday at 2:36 p.m. How Tech Companies ...

  • How to keep your white sneakers looking fresh:

    No, the White Sneaker Trend Is Not Over -- The Cut

    nymag.com 16 May '15, 12pm

    We recently had a serious debate in the office — have white sneakers peaked? Back in the winter of 2014 white sneakers made a strong showing both on the runway and on the street-style folks , causing a near panic as everyone tried to get their hands on a pair of Stan Smiths. Over a ye...

  • .@cathyhoryn on why Louis Vuitton's Palm Springs resort show makes sense:

    Fashion Brands Jockey to Create Their Own Oasis -- The Cut

    nymag.com 08 May '15, 6am

    Last weekend, Chanel took people to Seoul for its cruise show, and next week the action will shift to the French Riviera, where Raf Simons will present Dior’s collection in the futuristic, soap-bubble-shaped house of Pierre Cardin. Modernist architecture is a big attraction for both S...

  • Louis Vuitton lost its checkerboard trademark case:

    Vuitton Lost Its Checkerboard Trademark Case -- The Cut

    nymag.com 01 May '15, 9pm

    doesn't have a monopoly on the checkerboard pattern, according to a new ruling by the E.U. General Court. After registering a trademark for its brown Damier check in 1998 and a subsequent one for a black-and-white version of the pattern a decade later, a 2011 decision overturned the l...

  • Kanye West's Louis Vuitton kicks and other rare sneakers are coming to the @brooklynmuseum:

    Inside Brooklyn’s Upcoming Sneaker Exhibition -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Apr '15, 5am

    How have sneakers evolved since their first incarnation? When we look back at early sneakers, they look so simple: just a rubber sole and canvas upper. But these were cutting-edge technology — and I think that innovation and interest in the new has continued to push sneaker design sin...

  • It is now technically possible to grow a leather handbag in a lab:

    Soon, We’ll Be Able to Grow Our Own Handbags -- The Cut

    nymag.com 27 Apr '15, 9pm

    It’s made by taking a biopsy from a cow, which is totally harmless, and replicating those cells endlessly — so in theory, you only need one cow. And it’s not just to replicate the leather, to mimic the leather as a fabric, but it’s to improve it — so there’s a point where you can actu...

  • Can Helen Mirren Make the Queen’s Purse Famous? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 09 Apr '15, 5pm

    is currently starring in the Broadway production and Kristin Scott Thomas will lead a West End revival opening later this month; both actresses carry the black Launer bag onstage. Fittingly, because of the play, the brand has recently reissued the black edition of the $2,160 bag (it h...

  • Can Helen Mirren Make the Queen’s Purse Famous? -- The Cut

    nymag.com 09 Apr '15, 4pm

    is currently starring in the Broadway production and Kristin Scott Thomas will lead a West End revival opening later this month; both actresses carry the black Launer bag onstage. Fittingly, because of the play, the brand has recently reissued the black edition of the $2,160 bag (it h...

  • How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans - Between the Louis Vuitton, Chloé, and Gucci runways, '70s-style denim ...

    How to Wear ’70s-Style High-Waisted Jeans -- The Cut

    nymag.com 31 Mar '15, 10pm

    . And, naturally, the street-style bunch has been the first to embrace the trend. But before you write off the look as peacocking for the cameras, it actually translates equally as well to real life. Take this photo of stylist Alex Carl in Frame jeans paired with a pleated silk blouse...

  • The Bitcoin Boy: 16-year-old Erik Finman is in his Silicon Valley prime via @NYMag

    Bitcoin Boy: 16-Year-Old Prodigy Erik Finman -- NYMag

    nymag.com 03 Dec '14, 11pm

    The Finman brothers are close and also extremely competitive with each other. When Scott, in early 2013, told Erik about the digital currency bitcoin, and said he’d bought 50 of them, Erik decided to spend the $1,000 he’d just received from his grandmother to buy a hundred. A year lat...