Combine “Louis Vuitton” and “Comme des Garçons” and voila, Louis cum Garçon.
Comme des Garcons partners with Louis Vuitton
International Herald Tribune / June 27, 2008–PARIS: In an extraordinary collaboration, Louis Vuitton, the ultimate French luxury brand, and Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons, the ultimate fashion rebel, will open a joint Tokyo store in September – an ephemeral three-month space where six one-off bags, designed by Kawakubo in the LV monogram pattern, can be ordered by shoppers.…more...
French for “like boys”, Comme des Garçons of Rei Kawakubo is willing to “Comme” on to any hookup.
The Japanese fashion label famous for oppressive use of monochrome distressed fabrics that were asymmetrical. Tears, holes and frayed edges were Comme des Garçons’ main fashion feature—not exactly what Louis Vuitton brand brings to mind. This should be a fun pair up.