Back-to-school trends are catching up as Louis Vuitton introduces a backpack collection for urban men on the move. Dapper dandies can hang up their briefcases and other handbags as the backpack is back in fashion. The rucksack gets a designer makeover to cater to the needs of well-heeled men...

That was one of the starting points for the collection," explains Kim Jones, Louis Vuitton Men's Style Director, working under the Artistic Direction of Marc Jacobs. "I was also looking at different kinds of men I related to this style – the Vuitton customer is not just one kind of man – and...

Godfrey Gao and Doug Pickett for Louis Vuitton's ad campaign for the S/S 2011 collection The campaign stars Taiwanese model/actor Godfrey Gao and ex-Ralph Lauren muse Doug Pickett, photographed by Cédric Buchet. The campaign also features bags from the Spring/Summer 2011 Menswear Collection:...

Most men's shows don't put much of an emphasis on accessories, but there is one very notable exception: Louis Vuitton. Vuitton is one of only a few companies where the men's leather business rivals the women's in terms of style and diversity, and this season, creative director Kim Jones...

of flux over the past two seasons, the men's side has been humming along quite nicely in the hands of creative director Kim Jones. Jones' has done a great deal in his relatively short tenure at the brand to make the men's line distinctive, including creating its own logo of sorts. For Louis...

) and Damier Ebene Besace in blue (approx. $3200), the versatile Damier Ebene Sac Marin (approx. $5000) with six different carry options, the sportier Damier Challenge Bumbag in Kaki (approx. $4900) or Oxygène (approx. $1900) to the more stylish Damier Challenge Messenger (approx. $3200) and...

For Pre-Fall 2013, that willingness to play on classics has yielded the Louis Vuitton Speedy Damier Paillettes. The bag comes in a black-and-brown version, below, that mimics the traditional Damier Ebene fabric, but I'm feeling particularly partial to the navy embellishment that you see...

Red is awfully tough in general but these accessories from Vuitton's Damier Inifini collection for men seem to work. Embossed calf leather gives the exterior a unique hit that many will shy from. Be yourself and enjoy the collection as you please. (lvl) More looks after the click. Related...

The brand's men's designer, Kim Jones, is at it again with new takes on LV's famous logo When it comes to bags, I sometimes feel like I look forward to Louis Vuitton's men's show more than its show for women. Don't get me wrong—the women's bags put out by Nicolas Ghesquiere's team are always...

Louis Vuitton. These bags are in keeping with Vuitton's strategy of moving away from its iconic logo and into more traditionally luxurious territory. Not only is there one exceptionally gorgeous crocodile Keepall (expect to see lots of exotics from Vuitton going forward), but the canvas bags...

 

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