Louis Vuitton samples torn apart to design new garments


What happens to a fashion brands when they have been there and does almost everything? They start experimenting so that they can be known as a brand that can take a few calculated risks. One such brand is Louis Vuitton, as they pair up with Parsons for a competition called, “Reconstruction 2.0,” wherein Parsons Students create new garments on a specific theme using the LV archives. For year two of the gala event, the six groups of four-teamed students had to create any clothing out of Vuitton samples that personified travel. The teams were put up at three distinct locations – the Vuitton SoHo store, and the Parsons’ buildings 13th and 40th streets, to keep them in public eye but away from the fashion process.

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[Fashionista And Ecouterre]