Blast from the past
LOUIS VUITTON PRIVATE DINNER
Louis Vuitton hosted a private dinner at Pierre to celebrate the opening of its travelling Time Capsule exhibition
The lights of the Hong Kong skyline provided a glittering backdrop for a private dinner hosted by Louis Vuitton at Pierre to celebrate the opening of the French brand’s remarkable Time Capsule exhibition. LV chose Hong Kong as the first stop for its exhibition, which charts the French label’s history, because it coincides with the arrival of two historic landmarks for the city itself—the 20th anniversary of the Hong Kong handover and the 25th anniversary of the Le French May arts festival. Visitors to the exhibition will see some of the most valuable pieces from the Louis Vuitton archive, items that demonstrate the innovative and luxurious approach to design taken by the brand since its founding in 1854. “We wanted to show how everything that we’re doing today has an origin, how we’re influenced by our past,” Michael Burke, Louis Vuitton’s CEO and chairman, explained. “It’s important to juxtapose modernity with the past; they don’t fight with each other, as each needs the other to exist.” To celebrate the arrival of the exhibition, Louis Vuitton hosted an invitation-only cocktail party followed by a private dinner, which were attended by a stellar collection of friends, fashionistas and VIPS. A lively after-party took place at Sevva.
Michael Burke and Carina Lau Ming Ho-tang Jacqueline Chow
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André Fu and Honus Tandijono