Characterised by a boyish feminity, Louis Vuitton’s new women’s Spring/Summer 2020 shoe collection offers a seamless remix of classic and futuristic styles, bringing together sportswear, savoir-faire, and sophistication for a bold high fashion look. Fitting of the collection’s underlying tongue-in-cheek, The French maison presents the designs with a playful introduction by American influencer Leandra Medine Cohen, who has been appointed to be the face of the collection.
This season’s star is the loafer. Reinvented by Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director of womenswear Nicolas Ghesquière, the style plays with masculine and feminine attitudes while reinforcing the House’s codes throughout the collection. First, Swift introduces a sportswear feel with a hybrid mix of leather and hi-tech fabrics. With a new LV Circle buckle designed by Nicolas Ghesquière for the Cruise 2019 show, this style features one of the House’s iconic signatures: a heel in the shape of the Monogram flower. While the rest of the shoe is black, the heel flirts further with Louis Vuitton’s codes using the same colours as the Monogram canvas.
Undeniably boyish, Academy gives the classic college loafer a modern twist with a platform sole made from multiple layers of leather. With its generous, exaggerated shape, this style pairs beautifully with the LV Beaubourg derby shoes unveiled at the Fall-Winter 2019 show, which also features an oversized platform sole. In contrast, the ultra-feminine Podium gives this summer the seventies feel. From high-tops and boots to platform sandals, this style artfully combines calfskin and suede for a vintage effect.
This playful collection screams colour and the LV Archlight is no exception. An instant hit, the unique futuristic style and signature oversized sole of these iconic Louis Vuitton sneakers get a fresh new look each season. The sneakers are featured in this collection in new colourways for summer 2020.
The Spring/Summer 2020 shoe collection will is available in Louis Vuitton stores.
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