From renowned Japanese artists Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami, to American fashion designer and artist Stephen Sprouse: the collaborations between Louis Vuitton and various international artists and icons over the years have generated major buzz in the fashion industry. The latest star to join the club is Grace Coddington — legendary stylist, model and former creative director of American Vogue.

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The Catogram Collection was unveiled at the Louis Vuitton Cruise 2019 French Riviera show.

Coddington’s rich and detailed aesthetic has had an immeasurable impact on the various publications and fashion brands she’s worked with over her illustrious career. To this day, after more than 60 years in the business, Coddington’s vision still remains at the very core of the fashion industry. Now, the style icon has applied her idiosyncratic eye to a capsule collection of leather goods, accessories, shoes and ready-to-wear items, designed alongside Louis Vuitton creative director Nicolas Ghesquière and directly inspired by her legendary love of cats.

 

As a self-professed cat lover and renowned cat illustrator, Coddington’s depictions decorating the adorable “Catogram” collection are based off of her dear Persian cats, Pumpkin and Blanket, as well as Ghesquière’s dog, Léon. The playful collection debuted at the Maison’s Cruise 2019 French Riviera show, and will be available on sale in Hong Kong starting this week. Cat lovers, get your wallets ready: here are 5 must-have items to pick up from the feline-inspired collection.

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Louis Vuitton Creative Director Nicolas Ghesquière (left) and legendary stylist Grace Coddington (right)

The Louis Vuitton X Grace Coddington collection will be available in-store starting from 2 November 2018.

 

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