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Valley Girl Power at Louis Vuitton A/W14

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Louis Vuitton A/W14
Louis Vuitton A/W14 Illustration by Helen Bullock

Valley Girl lines met power dressing in Nicolas Ghesquière’s debut show for Louis Vuitton

Nicolas Ghesquière’s long-anticipated debut show for Louis Vuitton was a creamy, caramel display of 60s throwback zip-front dresses, exaggerated collars, embroidered knits, fur and buttery leather, accessorised by miniature LV trunk handbags. "The archetypal Vuitton woman shows up in the collection in all her forms – matched with a sporty activeness, for women who Do," summarises illustrator Helen Bullock, "I loved the touch of teenage Valley Girl freshness that seemed to rise to the surface. A sense of tradition appears through the colour pallette evoking LV of the past – but with a beautiful twist."

Mhairi Graham is fashion writer at AnOther and AnOthermag.com. She also writes for The Financial Times and Wallpaper* and came runner-up in the 2011 Vogue Talent Contest.

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