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David Bowie, Louis Vuitton? What Is Going ON?


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I don’t know what’s going on here, but I like it.

David Bowie, his gorgeous wife Iman and their sweet-as-pie daughter, Lexi have been photographed in Venice, Italy this past weekend, taking in the sights and looking like quite the chic family. Okay. Iman and Lexi have looked chic. David was shown looking like The Thin White Grump…but he’s entitled.

So.  Here we are presented with a very baroque and ornate scene–is it for a music video or is Bowie the new face of Louis Vuitton? (I’m hoping for the latter.) LV has already conjured up Bowie-esque visages with their 2013-14 Fall/Winter line:


Mixing pyramid and oval forms, the new pieces from the Louis Vuitton Ziggy collection for Fall/Winter 2013-2014 play with volume and color in a nod to the graphic motifs inspired by the work of artist Daniel Buren seen on the runway at Louis VuittonSpring/Summer 2013.



The burning coppery pink metal plays with the intense cool black ruthenium, on the Ziggy statement necklace, in a visual tribute to the Ziggy Stardust lightening strike cover of David Bowie’s Aladdin Sane album sleeve. As worn by Andreea Diaconu in the Louis Vuitton campaign.

Louis Vuitton Fall / winter 2013-2014
I suppose we’ll have to wait and see…