Fashion

Louis Vuitton introduces a logo you can actually wear

The iconic Monogram receives an update in gray and black.
Comments

Men, we have arrived at the center of the ‘90s wormhole, and what we found—aside from crop tops, chokers, and Winona Ryder—is the logo.

What was once reserved as scribbles on a tag, a niggling itch against your nape, has returned to the fore as brazen embellishments on the bodies, sleeves, waistbands, and other surfaces of garments and accessories. But before you break out your vintage Champion sweatshirt, take a second to recall the bougie days when you sauntered out the door as a living billboard with, say, a giant horse on your chest and a red question mark on your backside.

May we suggest a less loud way to partake in this glorious moment?

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

Consider the Monogram Eclipse. The latest update to one of the most recognizable logos in the world sees its familiar deep brown and golden honey give way to a shadowy combo. Elements of the Monogram, the interlocking Ls and Vs and their attendant flowers, are now rendered in metallic gray, while the premium leather of the Parisian house become the perfect foil in matte black. 

ADVERTISEMENT - CONTINUE READING BELOW

It was the black leather of the Malle Courrier, an iconic trunk from the Louis Vuitton archives, that served as the origin for the new colorway. And much like its inspiration, the Monogram Eclipse comes in various bag iterations. Keep tabs on the drawstring-top Backpack Explorer, the Travel Bag Voyager, and, among the full complement of accessories, from small leather goods to footwear, a military-inspired ankle boot.

We hear they’re flying off the shelves. Which comes as no surprise. This blacked-out iteration of the Monogram lets you to take full control of the goods. You’ll be wearing the logo and not the other way around.

Louis Vuitton, Greenbelt 4.

Comments
View More Articles About:
Recommended Videos
About The Author
Clifford Olanday
Associate Editor, Esquire Philippines
View Other Articles From Clifford
Comments
Latest Feed
 
Share
Here are the must-do's and must-haves for a worry-free drive.
 
Share
Discovery Primea's new menu is serious fun.
 
Share
 
Share
 
Share
Here’s the truth about acne according to a dermatologist.
 
Share
Mañanita, Motel Acacia, and more will participate at the 32nd edition of the festival.
 
Share
The segment will include the Clark International Airport Station.
 
Share
After 50 years in show business and in spite of the disruption of the digital revolution, 73-year-old Vic del Rosario, founder and chairman of Viva Entertainment Inc., shows no signs of slowing down.
 
Share
Nanette almost broke the Po family apart. Now she’s keeping them together.
 
Share
Billionaire senators Villar and Pacquiao retain the top spots.
 
Share
Vietnam has banned the film, and now Filipinos are calling for the same action.
Load More Articles
Connect With Us