After Capri, Saint-Tropez, Hawaii, and Rome, Prague was chosen as this year’s destination for Louis Vuitton to unveil the latest High Jewellery Collection. Continuing a tradition of offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences that immerse guests in the Collection’s inspiration, the Maison chose the Prague Castle to premiere the exceptional news pieces that make up the Riders of the Knights Collection. A historical landmark and UNESCO monument, the Prague Castle consists of palaces and ecclesiastical buildings of various architectural styles, from the Romanesque to the Gothic. This architecture provides an appropriate backdrop for the Riders of the Knights Collection, which pays tribute to heroines from medieval times and achieves an immersive aesthetic drawing from medieval codes of chivalry and heraldic crests.
This year, Louis Vuitton premiered the new High Jewellery Collection ‘Riders of the Knights’ at an exclusive preview event at the historic Prague Castle.High Jewellery Precious Stones
With this new High Jewellery Collection, Louis Vuitton pays tribute to the powerful vision that impelled so many medieval heroines to forge their own destiny.
Medieval heroines, as embodiments of the values of determination and independence, served as inspiration for Louis Vuitton's new High Jewellery Collection: Riders of the Knights. The over fifty pieces tell stories of women who make their mark on the world they inhabit and shape their own fate. This new Collection achieves an immersive aesthetic drawn from medieval codes of chivalry and heraldic crests.
Glittering gems and diamonds create a luminous choreography on "Le Royaume", "La Cavalière", "La Reine", and "L'Intuition" necklaces, rings, earrings and more. A wealth of details distinguishes this new opus, attesting to such virtuosity as only the most accomplished jewelers possess. Each of these figurative pieces tells a story where Louis Vuitton's many creative facets find expression - whether it is in the architectural simplicity of a fortress, the luminescent transience of intuition, or the protective aura of a talisman.High Jewellery Precious Stones
Louis Vuitton unveils a new High Jewellery Collection inspired by the heroines of medieval times.
Louis Vuitton pays tribute to the powerful vision that impelled so many medieval heroines to transcend their limitations and forge their own destiny. In homage to them, the Maison conjured a collection of High Jewellery pieces full of light to express the inner radiance of those who wear them. Glittering gems and diamonds radiate in this initial collection of fifty exceptional pieces that achieve an immersive aesthetic drawn from medieval codes of chivalry and heraldic crests.
The Royaume choker is distinguished by its shape inspired by the gorget - a special piece of armor designed to protect the throat - and is remarkable for its richly vibrant royal blue sapphire set against a delicate mesh of over a thousand diamonds. The Cavalière necklace showcases spinel, a precious gem with a deep red color infused with flashes or orange and symbolizing ardor and courage. On the Reine necklace, nine dazzling aquamarines of a Santa Maria-like blue evoke the magnificence of dynastic jewels and sovereign power. Each of these figurative pieces tells a story where the Maison's many creative facets find expression, whether in the architectural simplicity of the fortress, the luminescent transience of intuition, or the protective aura of a talisman.High Jewellery Precious Stones
Louis Vuitton’s new High Jewellery Collection features multiple exceptional gemstones to tell a story where the Maison’s many creative facets find expression.
The Riders of the Knights High Jewellery Collection pays tribute to medieval heroines through an immersive aesthetic drawn from medieval codes of chivalry and heraldic crests. At the heart of the Collection are exceptional jewels. A richly vibrant royal blue sapphire – the most regal of gemstones – takes center stage in the Royaume choker to symbolize the protection of the Kingdom. Another piece, the Cavalière necklace, showcases spinel, a precious gem distinctive for its deep red color and symbolizing ardor and courage. On the Reine necklace, dazzling aquamarines of a Santa Maria-like blue evoke the magnificence of dynastic jewels and sovereign power.High Jewellery Precious Stones
Louis Vuitton presents Men's Artistic Director Virgil Abloh's first fashion jewellery collection.
This new jewellery collection encapsulates the contemporary mood of the Maison and embodies the new vocabulary that Virgil Abloh has introduced across all categories since his arrival at Louis Vuitton last year. The collection is a reinterpretation of classic menswear chains that debuted during his first show across various accessories and leather goods, introducing an entirely new Louis Vuitton chain. Inspired by classic Cuban links, it nods to wider cultural references, from hip-hop to skate culture and a dynamic community of collaborators.
Rooted in the heritage of men's jewellery, the chain has been twisted into a new, highly exclusive form through an inventive and meticulous use of materials and finishes. A multi-hued chain nods to the rainbow story which was central to the Spring-Summer 2019 Collection - a tribute to diversity and an open invitation to a new, global audience. It showcases an array of exceptional finished, techniques, and materials, which are carefully united together across the links. Colored enamel in orange and blue tones, brass with aged gold effect, palladium finishing with Monogram engraving, and crystal encrustations in a range of hues are all united across one chain. All necklaces and bracelets come with an innovative new system of closing; a clever cylindrical slide specially developed to ensure security. The clasp comes embellished with Louis Vuitton branding and an "R" engraving, the registered trademark symbol, a detail that runs throughout the collection. Each piece combines the signature Louis Vuitton savoir-faire with Virgil Abloh's vision of style.Virgil Abloh Accessories Menswear