Renowned American designer Jeff Koons and luxury brand Louis Vuitton have come together for the second time to bring fine art from the Louvre to your accessory collection with “Master”. What is so special about these two powerful art forces joining hands? Well, Koon’s art has the highest figures ever paid for work by a living artist and he is also one of the only four artists that the high-fashion French house has invited to work on their iconic monogrammed canvas. The second carry on the magic of his first collaboration with Louis Vuitton called “Gazing Ball”.
“Masters” has a range of bags and covers that have some of the most priceless artworks printed on them. Koons believes the purses are a celebration of art and humanity. The Louis Vuitton bags feature five major paintings that include Fragonard’s “Young Girl Playing With Her Dog”, Ruben’s “Tiger Hunt”, and Leonardo Da Vinci’s “Mona Lisa” along with Koon’s initials weaved together with the house foils and a dangling leather bunny charm.
All purses are made from coated canvas and cowhide leather was revealed on the brand’s social media showcasing the work of Claude Monet, Paul Gauguin, Édouard Manet, Nicolas Poussin, J.M.W. Turner and François Boucher and the likes. The “Masters” collection is a museum with handles that you can carry and pass on as heirloom – after all its priceless art curated by Jeff Koons and also has the legendary enigma of Louis Vuitton.
The art, grace, and femininity of Louis Vuitton are in the details that make the art even more unique. Gold monogram, serti flower shapes, reflective metallic letters, exclusive leather lining and colored trimmings. The collection has an array of totes, purses, scarves, charms, and wallets ranging from $585 to $4000.
If you ever wanted to touch the famous Mona Lisa painting without having blaring alarms and security – this is your chance to touch it, own it, and put things in it while showing off your love for high fashion and art. Even if you don’t know much about art history, it is still a very unique, bold and a distinct accessory and now that holiday season is around the corner don’t be afraid to treat yourself to something colorful! Explore the Louis Vuitton x Jeff Koons Masters Collection at the online shop.