Inside the Louis Vuitton Men’s Fall-Winter 2022 exhibition in Bangkok

For the first time, Louis Vuitton is going to Southeast Asia for a spin-off show, presenting his men’s fall-winter 2022 collection at The Pinnacle, ICONSIAM.

On the evening of June 1, everyone who was anyone could find themselves crossing the river to the side of Thonbury, to attend the undoubtedly most anticipated fashion event of the year – the spin-off of the Louis Vuitton men’s collection for autumn-winter 2022 show, held at The Pinnacle at ICONSIAM.

Marking the first time the house went to Southeast Asia for a spin-off, the event was a celebration of Virgil Abloh’s legacy and was nothing short of spectacular – both in reality and in the hip. From passionate posts on social media about #ParkBoG’s views of the affair, to fierce discussions about every look, the event was – and still is – very important.

We’ve made a summary of the highlights, from our favorite looks, to how you can continue to enjoy Virgil Abloh’s genius from the last show.

The Show

At a time when he was Louis Vuitton’s artistic director for men, Virgil Abloh created an eight-year-old arch for the house. The spin-off collection for men autumn-winter 2022 draws from the key themes and messages behind his creations, with references to the travel format that Virgil Abloh himself introduced to the house in 2020, when he first started working with Maison. Through this, the show takes audiences around the world, while each destination further solidifies its meaning.

Appropriately named 8.2, the Bangkok fashion show offers a continuation of the collection first presented during Parisian men’s fashion, which took place in January 2022. The central theme is “The Louis Dreamhouse ™” “, which shows Virgil Abloh’s research into the idea of ​​childhood. , re-imagining clothing and socially dictated dress codes through the child’s uncorrupted eyes, hoping to break away from such social archetypes in the modern age.

Guests

Over the past few years, Louis Vuitton spin-offs have taken place in some of the world’s most important cities, including Shanghai, Tokyo, Seoul and Miami. Above all, these shows serve to strengthen the ties between Maison and his global audience and are considered a key event for Louis Vuitton.

As the first city in Southeast Asia to host such a spin-off, the Bangkok show at ICONSIAM was – as expected – attended by some of Bangkok’s most prominent names and faces from society. They ranged from veterans of the fashion industry, to prominent influencers and celebrities from the A list.

No one but the queen of retail in Bangkok was also noticed in the crowd – Chadatip Chutrakul from Siam Piwat, Supaluck Umpujh from The Mall Group. They were joined by social saints Supornthip Choungrangsee, Sikanya Saktidej Bhanubandh, Suriyon Sriorathaikul, Supawadee Sriboonratanachai, Akapat Phornprapha, Von Sugunnasil and Kanachai Bencharongkul.

The ReSee

For those who missed – or just missed! – event, don’t worry! You can still experience the designs from a close-up exhibition at ReSee. They range from key accessories such as bags and glasses, to key pieces in the collection.

Louis Vuitton collection of high watches

If you are also a fan of fashion and watches, high watches are definitely worth a look. Expect an exclusive opportunity to see first hand some of Louis Vuitton’s most precious watches. Many of them were specially delivered to Bangkok just for this occasion, which makes it really inevitable.

To learn more about the show, visit eu.louisvuitton.com.

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