First glance at the Jeff Koons x Louis Vuitton collaboration The seasoned fashion house's own private museum, Fondation Louis Vuitton, opened in Paris' Boulogne Forest in 2014, and thus cemented itself as one of the world's major art world patron, and this is extended in their extensive list design-collaborations with artists; Takashi Murakami, Richard...
The Dangers of SelfiesWhile taking a selfie, a visitor to the Infinity Mirrors exhibition at Hirshhorn Museum in Washington DC lost his footing and crashed into one of Yayoi Kusama's signature polka-dot pumpkins. A similar sculpture sold for nearly $800k in 2015.
It happened in the All the Eternal Love I Have for...
Latest Obsession: Louis Vuitton Perforated SC Bag PM It surfaced in 2012 when the brand was still in the throes of Jacobs' exuberant, pop-art heyday and provided a relaxed, functional, extremely subtle counterpoint to all the Stephen Sprouse graffiti and Yayoi Kusama polka dots. It's a Louis Vuitton bag for the people who have never quite...
Inspired Inspirations Hint Fashion Magazine Anderson resort 2016 + tulip fields in Lisse, Netherlands
Roksanda resort 2016 + Olkiluoto series (cyan) by Phil Ashcroft
Gucci spring 2016 + split leaf philodendron
Zac Posen + Infinity Mirrored Room by Yayoi Kusama
AF Vandervorst spring 2015 + black rock cave
Versace fall 2015 +...
Tokyo Museum Exhibits Issey Miyake's Constant Innovations
Benjamin Lee, a Tokyo-based photographer who has taken Miyake's portrait as well as those of writer Haruki Murakami and visual artist Yayoi Kusama, believes Miyake is a true innovator, creating art works with clothes. Yet he exuded warmth in person and they laughed together, Lee...
10 Things You Might Not Know About Louis Vuitton's Iconic Handbag History The results were incredibly popular, which lead LV to collaborate with artists like Takashi Murakami and Yayoi Kusama and inspired competitors to explore the artist-designed capsule collections as well.
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That year, according to Vogue UK, manufacturers came up with a breakthrough in...
Art We Heart Garance Doré
Maybe the best photo op in art exhibition history (aside from maybe Yayoi Kusama!), Flavin is known for his work with lights and color (well, colorful lights...). This exhibition is a selection of his work from the 60s and 70s – and it's free!
A somewhat surreal, and at times bleak, look...
Cultural Icons as Kokeshi Dolls
Coco Chanel + Karl Lagerfeld
David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust
Iris Apfel + Anna Wintour
Karl Lagerfeld + Coco Chanel
Vincent Van Gogh
Vincent Van Gogh
Girl with the Pearl Earring
Marta Grossi, Founder of Banana Graffiti At the moment though, my Top 5 Artists are: Michelangelo Buonarroti, Katsushika Hokusai, Robert Doisneau, Banksy, Yayoi Kusama.
You've recently launched a clothing collection with iBlues – how did you make this happen and was it hard to translate your Banana Graffiti project across into...
The Sweet Life of Jennifer Loiselle That's pretty exciting!
AJB: If you could see your jewellery on one person, who would it be?
JL: Probably Yayoi Kusama. She's a true one off and I've always loved her style; I can totally see how Louis Vuitton found inspiration in her art and in her life.
AJB: What can we expect from...
Confashions from Kuwait: Manarat Al Saadiyat
Took this photo at the infinity mirrored room, part of Seeing through Light exhibition, by renowned Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama (remember the LV polka dots collection? Yup that's her!). Basically it's a mirror-paneled instillation with LED lights and water. It felt so magical standing in...
Yayoi Kusama at Museo TamayoMEXICO – Last week to see Yayoi Kusama. Obsesión Infinita is the first retrospective exhibition in Latin America of one of the most important Japanese artists of our time at Museo Tamayo.
The show presents more than 100 works created between 1950 and 2013. It includes paintings, works on...
Bringing Sparkle Home for the Holidays I also couldn't resist using this Yayoi Kusama-inspired holiday paper that I picked up for $3 at T.J.Maxx- score!
I've also packed some of my makeup essentials in a new Kenzo clutch that I can't wait to use once there, sure to give a nice pop of color to a sea of winter black that I tend to...
Uniqlo LifeWear Clothing: SS15 Collection
Across the year, the Japanese fashion retailer also teamed up with American designer Michael Bastian and Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama.
Uniqlo's spring/summer 2015 LifeWear collection is set for release early next year, with price points yet to be revealed. Its current LifeWear range is...
Louis Vuitton: 160 Years of Brand Excellence Previous collaboration was with Yayoi Kusama, an artist famous for her unique vision of the world through twisted spaces and many many dots, which was imprinted into the collection accordingly. In 2002, and later in 2008, Takashi Murakami's camouflage print re-introduced the LV accessories in...
Yayoi Kusama's "Ascension of Polkadots on the Trees"
Your fashionable inspiration comes from an installation by Yayoi Kusama, a household name in the world of avant-garde art. The installation, "Ascension of Polkadots on the Trees," features several trees on a major thoroughfare, wrapped in fabric covered with Kusama's signature polka dot...
Uniqlo x Yayoi Kusama T-ShirtsUniqlo has teamed up with Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama to release a collection of t-shirts.
Ten menswear pieces launch in store today, incorporating redesigned and inspired by artwork from the 85-year-old.
The crew neck designs feature the former New York-based talent's use of patterns,...
6 Spring Fashion Collaborations That Double As Wearable Art Nail art
Nail artists are transforming paintings by Frank Stella, Shantell Martins, and Yayoi Kusama into ten mini versions for your next manicure. The nail artists recreated the modern paintings with scholarly attention to detail. If, by some miracle you can pull any of these off, getting...
Men's Key SS14 Print Trend: Polka Dots
The recent December 'Art' issue of W Magazine saw Clooney made over by famed Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama – best known for all those colourfully spotted Louis Vuitton handbags. Peppered with black and white polka dots, the camouflaged Clooney resembles a living and breathing version of one...
Louis Vuitton World Tour of Street Art
With the success from previous seasons, the french maison has collaborated with some world renowned artists letting them express their full creativity, Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami to name a few.
This time we see various stunning collections with new prints designed by Chilean urban...