Louis Vuitton, the iconic Maison, has stepped into the world of tennis as the official Trophy Trunk partner of the Australian Open, heralding the commencement of the Grand Slam tournament season. Beyond the exhilaration of on-court action, fashion enthusiasts now have an added reason to anticipate the Australian Open, where Louis Vuitton has unveiled an exclusive partnership.
In a bespoke ode to this collaboration, Louis Vuitton has meticulously crafted two Official Trophy Trunks, a testament to the brand’s commitment to elegance. These trunks are tailored for the prestigious Australian Open trophies: the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup for women and the Norman Brookes Challenge Cup for men.
Artisanal virtuosity takes center stage as skilled Louis Vuitton artisans in the historic workshops of Asnières, just outside Paris, handcraft these specially designed trunks. The wooden frame is adorned with the iconic Louis Vuitton Monogram canvas, accentuated by a classic lozine leather trim. Brass corner protectors, locks, and clasps, reminiscent of the brand’s heritage since the 1860s, infuse a timeless elegance into these creations.
This alliance between Louis Vuitton and the Australian Open marks a true clash of titans, where craftsmanship and sport converge in a spectacle of unparalleled luxury.