This year, Louis Vuitton is creating an extended Tambour line with Tambour VVV, a collection inspired by their iconic advertisement from the mid-60s. The advertisement read " Volez, Voguez, Voyagez avec les valises Louis Vuitton"-it's where the triple V signature originated from-and now the iconic symbol has been incorporated into a timepiece for the first time.
The house of Dior is synonymous with timeless luxury, elegance and modernity-these ideals have long been identified with the house through the designs and attitude of their haute couture collections and jewellery. Christian Dior himself was a great savant of life's finest, and this was reflected in his personal life.
If someone said diamonds are a girl's best friend, they clearly haven't heard about the new installation by designer Kim Thomé, who has collaborated with Swarovski to showcase a landmark project for the London Design Festival. Running from 19-27 September, the project, titled Zotem, is an 18-metre-tall, double-sided monolith embedded with more than 600 bespoke Swarovski crystals.
This year, Ralph Lauren is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its long-running Pink Pony Campaign, which has supported medically under-served communities experiencing breast cancer in various ways such as education, treatment and research. "Breast cancer is not just a women's issue," said the designer.