Louis Vuitton the French legacy brand opened the doors on its new posh men’s boutique in the Houston Galleria the brand’s first men’s store in Texas occupies a spacious ground floor corner unit, adjacent with the boutiques of peers from fashion’s upper echelon, such as, Salvatore Ferragamo, Bottega Veneta, Tod’s and Prada.
The interior design, created by Louis Vuitton‘s in-house design team, reflects the brand’s visual representation of its heritage and craftsmanship like in all other boutiques, but also incorporates a mix of global art and cultural elements, innovative materials and architectural design. The new shop in the Houston Galleria include vintage furniture and archival photography, including a ceramic side table by Parisian designer Mado Jolain, figure into the décor.
Upon entering the Louis Vuitton store, shoppers encounter an installation presenting select items from creative director Virgil Abloh‘s newest collection, followed by homey settings comprising a range of iconic Pierre Paulin Pumpkin chairs and stools “first designed in the late 1960s for the French president’s Élysée Palace apartment,”.
For the most discerning of shoppers, an alluring V.I.P. room is readily available, furnished with a pair of armchairs by Joseph-André Motte for Steiner, contemporary artwork by Japanese artist Kenta Cobayashi. The new store highlights the brand’s fall-winter 2021 ready-to-wear collection.