EXCLUSIVE: Louis Vuitton X Extended Until Nov. 10

Louis Vuitton X, the eye-caching, Beverly Hills pop-up and Instagram hot spot that’s impossible to miss on the corner of Rodeo Drive and South Santa Monica Boulevard, is being extended until Nov. 10.
The exhibition, which opened on June 28 and was originally slated to run until Sept. 15, is a colorful showcase of the luxury French house’s 160-year history of collaborations with artists. From Sol LeWitt and Jeff Koons to Karl Lagerfeld and Rei Kawakubo, Louis Vuitton has a rich past of working with key figures across art and fashion.
The brand, which is owned by LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton, has been frequently working with L.A.-based American artists Alex Israel and Jonas Wood. Last week Wood unveiled a limited-edition textile collaboration — shawls and scarves — that will be available in stores worldwide by Sept. 12.
To celebrate the opening of Louis Vuitton X, Israel and Wood were two of six contemporary artists (who also included Sam Falls, Tschabalala Self, Urs Fischer and Nicholas Hlobo) commissioned to reimagine the house’s “Capucines” handbag, launched in 2013. (The name is an ode to the Parisian street that Louis Vuitton himself first opened a store on in 1854.) The collection of bags, named “Artycapucines”

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