• LOUIS VUITTON FOR UNICEF: SILVER LOCKIT COLOUR

    As part of its LOUIS VUITTON for UNICEF partnership, Louis Vuitton launches on June 21st in stores and louisvuitton.com its third edition of the Silver Lockit Colour bracelet for the summer.

    By purchasing the Silver Lockit Colour, clients have the opportunity to support UNICEF, contributing to efforts for children in vulnerable situations, such as in Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe, where UNICEF has deployed the ressources to help the children who are present in these zones devastated by the two cyclones. For example, these last weeks, over 540 000 children have received lifesaving vaccination - including against measles which is deadly when children are already ill or malnourished.

    Since the launch of the Silver Lockit in 2016, the partnership has raised over seven million euros for UNICEF.

    The Silver Lockit, inspired by the tumbler lock invented by Georges Vuitton in 1890 to protect clients’ most precious belongings, is a symbol of protection. It was chosen as a symbol of sealing one’s promise to help children at risk. The Silver Lockit Colour retails at USD 250, USD 100 of which is donated to UNICEF.

    Join us. #MAKEAPROMISE #LVforUNICEF

    UNICEF does not endorse any brand product or service.

    Discover the Silver Lockit Colour

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  • CYCLONE IDAI - HELP THE CHILDREN NOW

    • CYCLONE IDAI - HELP THE CHILDREN NOW - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • CYCLONE IDAI - HELP THE CHILDREN NOW - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • CYCLONE IDAI - HELP THE CHILDREN NOW - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • CYCLONE IDAI - HELP THE CHILDREN NOW - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • CYCLONE IDAI - HELP THE CHILDREN NOW - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Louis Vuitton supports UNICEF who is on the ground working to meet the immediate needs of affected children and their families in the wake of the Cyclone Idai and the Cyclone Kenneth.

    In March and April, Mozambique, Malawi and Zimbabwe were hit by two cyclones in succession, devastating everything in their path.
    3 million people, more than half of whom are children, today need humanitarian assistance.

    Since 2016, thanks to your support, Louis Vuitton has raised more than 7 million euros for UNICEF to help children in emergencies.
    Some of this amount, more than € 300,000, will help vulnerable children and their families in East African countries affected by these natural disasters.

    Like them, 1.6 million children today need urgent and vital help.
    You can help them and #MAKEAPROMISE by making a direct donation to UNICEF: https://help.unicef.org/help-children-affected-cyclone-idai-lv

    Photo 1: 6-year-old Nilda Alberta has just received her education kit in Beira, Mozambique. The school has been badly damaged by two recent hurricanes that hit Mozambique and neighboring countries © UNICEF / UN0299183 / Oatway

    Photo 2: Aruminda and his younger brother Antonio are living in a camp in Mozambique. © UNICEF/UN0296171/DE WET

    Photo 3: On April 1, 2019, 12-year-old Leonora Jose and her 11-year-old friend Olga Romao pose in a destroyed classroom in Beira, Mozambique. The school was badly damaged during the cyclone Idaï. © UNICEF/UN0294994/De Wet

    Photo 4: On May 1, 2019, in Pemba, Mozambique, Carlota Rosario, her baby, Nunes Jose, and a few other children are sitting in a shelter after the destruction of their house because of the floods that followed the passage of cyclone Kenneth. All they possessed was taken away. © UNICEF/UN0307692/De Wet

    Photos 5: On March 24, 2019 in Mozambique, Caelono Colote, 15, holds the pages of her textbook in a flooded area after Cyclone Idai in Beira. © UNICEF/UN0291852/Prinsloo

     Together we can #MAKEAPROMISE by donating today at:

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  • ARNAULT FAMILY AND THE LVMH GROUP DONATE TO NOTRE-DAME DE PARIS

    Arnault Family and the LVMH Group Donate to Notre-Dame de Paris - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    In the wake of the Notre-Dame de Paris fire, the Arnault Family and LVMH Group commit 200 million euros for the reconstruction of the extraordinary cathedral.

    Louis Vuitton is proud to be a part of the LVMH Group, which, along with the Arnault Family, is committed to assisting with the reconstruction of this extraordinary cathedral, symbol of France, its heritage and its unity. Together they will donate 200 million euros to the fund dedicated to the reconstruction of this architectural work.

    In the meantime, the LVMH Group offers its teams – including creative, architectural and financial specialists - to help the State and relevant authorities with the long work of reconstruction and fundraising.

    LVMH Arnault Family
  • HELP CHILDREN AFFECTED BY CYCLONE IDAI

    HELP CHILDREN AFFECTED BY CYCLONE IDAI - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Louis Vuitton supports UNICEF who is on the ground working to meet the immediate needs of affected children and their families in the wake of the Cyclone Idai.

    On March 14th, 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made its deadly assault on Mozambique and neighboring countries. Today, 1.5 million children are in urgent need of humanitarian assistance, like Aruminda and her little brother Antonio, settled in a camp for displaced people in Mozambique.

    Please consider supporting UNICEF’s efforts to provide critical support to affected families.

    © unicef/un0292275/de wet

    DONATE TO UNICEF

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  • REMEMBERING KARL LAGERFELD

    • REMEMBERING KARL LAGERFELD - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    • REMEMBERING KARL LAGERFELD - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
    Louis Vuitton honors Karl Lagerfeld, a long-standing friend of the House.

    Louis Vuitton pays tribute to Karl Lagerfeld, who was much more than a singular and prolific fashion icon, but also a long-standing friend of the House.

    Lagerfeld’s iconoclastic approach to redefining fashion - particularly predicting and understanding the importance of ready-to-wear and knowing how to revitalize and reinvent brands - could be seen as the blueprint by which many fashion houses operate today.  As both a preeminent designer, fashion trouble-shooter and contemporary Renaissance man, Lagerfeld’s contributions to the fashion and luxury world are innumerable.

    Lagerfeld’s close relationship with Louis Vuitton brought about several collaborations, including a custom one-of-a-kind trunk to hold his collection of 20 iPods and sound equipment.

    For Louis Vuitton’s 2014 project “THE ICON AND THE ICONOCLAST: Celebrating Monogram”, Lagerfeld was one of six creatives chosen to show the distinctly personal side of the Monogram; re-presenting something we think we all know in an extraordinary, individual, and idiosyncratic way. Given carte blanche to dictate and make whatever he saw fit in the iconic canvas, Lagerfeld designed a collection of boxing gear: a large trunk for variously sized punching bags, boxing gloves, carrying case, and even an instructive mat. Of his contribution, he said “It is fun! In fact, I had several ideas and Louis Vuitton wanted to do them all – why not? … It was really very childish, simple thinking!”

    On news of Lagerfeld’s passing, Louis Vuitton CEO Michael Burke shared: “Karl adopted me when I was in need of a friend in Rome! We became partners in crime and wrote history on the Great Wall of China. Aim high, shoot for the stars. You will always be our guiding light.”

    Karl Lagerfeld Homage Tribute