Nicolas Ghesquière's futuristic Spring 2019 collection for Louis Vuitton has finally entered the present. After a show that referenced space suits, distant worlds, and our own planet's climate change, the parade of structural pieces is traveling from the LV headquarters to the hands of fashion lovers everywhere. But while the future often makes one think of fast-paced change, the radical shapes and fascinating patterns take root in a meticulous production process.
To celebrate the new collection, Vuitton is giving the world a closer look into how some key pieces come to life. From a miniature reinvention of the classic Dauphine bag to a structural, sequined dress, hours of manual work go into each piece to ensure a design that has as much quality as potential for fascinating passers-by. Below, learn about the craft behind six of Spring 2019's most exciting products, and at your next event, get ready to look light-years ahead of your friends.