Throughout the years, Louis Vuitton has collaborated with various artists for their Men and Women’s Collections. From Stephen Sprouse to Yayoi Kusama and the latest, Supreme brand, the different collaborations have all been a success. Check out our top list of Louis Vuitton collaborations.
1. Stephen Sprouse (2001 and 2009)
The first ever collaboration, then Creative Director Marc Jacobs, have chosen Stephen Sprouse for the brand’s Spring/Summer 2001 Collection. The iconic Monogram Canvas bags were painted with graffiti of Louis Vuitton Paris. Then again in 2009, to celebrate the life of Sprouse, the brand offered the Monogram Roses and Monogram Graffiti on their leather goods including the Speedy and Neverfull.
2. Takashi Murakami (2003 – 2015)
Japanese artist Takashi Murakami has been a favorite collaborator of Louis Vuitton. It began with the brand’s Spring/Summer 2003 Collection. Which paved the way for the success of the Monogram Multicolore, it became one of Louis Vuitton’s most-sought after bags. Other collections includes Monogramouflage, Cherry Blossom, and Character Bag. The collaboration ended in 2015, as Louis Vuitton has decided to stop selling the Monogram Multicolore leather goods.
3. Supreme (2017)
The brand’s latest collaboration is with American brand Supreme for the Men’s Fall/Winter 2017 Collection. We all know how successful the special collection turned out. The signature epi leather gets emblazoned with the Supreme logo, and Monogram pattern were seen in ready-to-wear items including jackets, jeans, belts and small leather goods.
4. Jeff Koons (2017)
The Masters Collection by Jeff Koons was just released last April. Each piece in the collection is a work of art, imagine carrying around a bag with Jeff Koons’ reproductions of famous masterpieces. These includes Mona Lisa, Girl with Dog, The Tiger Hunt, Mars, Venus and Cupid and A Wheatfield with Cypresses printed on the brand’s iconic handbags such as Neverfull, Speedy and Keepall.
5. Iconoclasts Collection (2014)
Six icons reinterpreted the iconic Monogram Canvas in celebration of the brand’s 160th Anniversary. Louis Vuitton has collaborated with Christian Louboutin, Cindy Sherman, Frank Gehry, Karl Lagerfeld, Marc Newson and Rei Kawakubo to present limited edition pieces which features the signature pattern.
6. Yayoi Kusama (2012)
The bold and playful collection, Louis Vuitton collaborated with Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to feature her signature polka dot pattern. Her trademark design was seen in a mix of Monogram Canvas in the Neverfull and Speedy, as well as the Monogram Vernis Lockit bags.
7. Richard Prince (2008)
For the brand’s Spring/Summer 2008 Collection, Marc Jacobs has enlisted American painter and photographer Richard Prince to be a collaborator. The collection includes the Monogram Watercolor which features the Monogram pattern in 17 colors. Another design presents the Monogram Jokes bags, wherein airbrushed Monogram bags comes with printed jokes and karung snakeskin handles.
8. Fragment Design (2017)
Another one from the Men’s department is the brand’s collaboration with Japanese designer Hiroshi Fujiwara of streetwear brand Fragment Design. The collection was released for Pre-Fall 2017. It features handbags in Monogram Canvas and Monogram Eclipse, as well as ready-to-wear items and small leather goods, inspired by American preppy style.