Louis Vuitton resort collection unveiled at Bob Hopes Estate, Palm Springs - louisvitton.com
the fashionably chic for their next travel adventure, Louis Vuitton’s artistic
designer Nicolas Ghesquiere unveiled his Resort 2016 collection in Palm Springs
California at the legendary Bob Hope Estate.
Located on a
hilltop overlooking the Coachella Valley desert, Bob Hope’s residence
resembles a giant round spaceship made from glass and concrete that covers
23,000 sq. ft. of luxurious living space. Built in the late 70’s, the outdoor
garden area partially sheltered by a huge overhand with its unique circular
pool was the runway for 500 invited guests that experienced a Louis Vuitton
resort collection that was hotter than the dry desert heat.
started the fashion show at precisely 6:15 pm, to capture the warm sunset glow
on the model’s faces as the sun dropped behind the San Jacinto Mountains.
First up was a series
of maxi-dresses in chain prints with cropped top blouses. Criss-crossed leather
belts and exposed midriffs.
Evening wear was just
as dramatic with beautiful floor length crimson leather with ruffed tops
and Louis Vuitton monogram cutouts.
Hot pants from the 70’s are back in style, cut high and
matched with silk blouses to casual bomber jackets.
Interestingly, all the models wore white hi top sneakers, hiking
boots or sandals, portraying a playful attitude of a Louis Vuitton woman
on the move.
The Louis Vuitton brand is all about the art of travel, remaining
true to 161 years of legendary heritage with trunks and
fine leather goods.
From sensual hot pants to relaxing maxi-dresses, just don’t
forget to bring along your Louis Vuitton luggage.
View the fashion show here on LouisVuitton.com
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