nymag.com Archives - 30 April 2016, Saturday

  • 4 Famous Women on Their First Handbag Splurge -- The Cut

    nymag.com 28 Apr '16, 12am

    At a dinner for the launch of the Max Mara Whitney Bag Anniversary Edition, four famous women told the Cut about their first splurge-worthy, had-to-have-it bag. The Whitney Bag was inspired by the architecture of the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as by a John Singer Sargent ...

  • 4 Famous Women on Their First Handbag Splurge -- The Cut

    nymag.com 27 Apr '16, 6pm

    At a dinner for the launch of the Max Mara Whitney Bag Anniversary Edition, four famous women told the Cut about their first splurge-worthy, had-to-have-it bag. The Whitney Bag was inspired by the architecture of the Whitney Museum of American Art, as well as by a John Singer Sargent ...

  • Louis Vuitton would prefer that you not invoke its name to sell fried chicken:

    Fried-Chicken Seller Owes Louis Vuitton $13,000 -- The Cut

    nymag.com 19 Apr '16, 7pm

    A Korean man identified only by his surname, Kim, is being held accountable for combining two of his greatest passions: delicious, crispy fried chicken and the luxury brand Louis Vuitton . It all started when Kim opened a fried-chicken restaurant named “Louisvui Tondak.” ( Tongdak mea...

  • on the time kobe's adidas dropped in eastbay in 2000 & i vomited

    Kobe’s Legend, As Told Through His Ugly Sneakers -- NYMag

    nymag.com 13 Apr '16, 10pm

    This was Kobe’s final shoe at Adidas and that should not be a surprise. The Kobe Two is that last project you put on when the record label won’t release you until there’s one more album. Of all the things these shoes make me think to do, putting my foot inside them is 13th on the list...

  • Louis Vuitton Fall 2016 RTW Fashion Show - The Cut

    nymag.com 13 Mar '16, 4am

    Choose a Season Fall 2016 RTW Spring 2016 Couture Fall 2016 Menswear Pre Fall 2016 Fall 2016 Bridal Spring 2016 RTW Fall 2015 Couture Spring 2016 Menswear Resort 2016 Spring 2016 Bridal Fall 2015 RTW Spring 2015 Couture Fall 2015 Menswear Pre Fall 2015 Fall 2015 Bridal Spring 2015 Men...

  • 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...