Brand Vernacular: A Louis Vuitton Case Study
October 9, 2012 3 Comments
I was pleasantly surprised to see that the latest Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2013 fashion show, which debuted in Paris last week, had left one significant guest off their VIP list: the signature LV logo. Under the tutelage of Creative Director Marc Jacobs, the show featured bold check patterns, artfully combined in a variety of scales and colors. Despite the fact that the iconic LV stamp is nowhere to be found within this ready-to-wear collection, the careful craftsmanship and perfectly paired pieces are unmistakably Louis Vuitton. It speaks volumes of the brand’s distinct visual language and identity that even without the signature LV, the fashion stands on its own.
You can watch the full show here:
I also appreciate the drama of the grand escalator entrance and brightly checkered runway.