It’s no shock that Louis Vuitton, part of the monogram elite, would craft an entire collection in honor of its beloved L.V. initials. For its “Celebrating Monogram” collaboration, the French fashion house tapped the creative genius of six influential designers, artists, and architects, including Karl Lagerfeld, Christian Louboutin, and Frank Gehry. In 160 years of business, the LV pattern has catapulted to one of the world’s most recognizable brand logos – but this group was asked to reinterpret as they saw fit.


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September 11, 2014

As fans of Rue know, we love it when high-end fashion becomes attainable – and with designer collaborations all the rage right now, that’s exactly what’s happening this season.


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December 5, 2013

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Check Out: Which past designer collaborations are currently on eBay. Among them? Isabel Marant for H&M pieces posted (gasp) before last week’s launch.

Find Out: Where people in the industry actually went to college. Hint: The nods to Parsons and FIT are sparing.

Know: The phrase “pixie haircut” has been searched 511 times more this year than last. Thanks, JLaw.

Help: Filipino-born designer Josie Natori give back to victims of Typhoon Haiyan.

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November 18, 2013