This week saw the launch of a collaboration between luxury fashion brand Louis Vuitton and skate brand Supreme.
The collection features denim, sneakers, gloves, scarves, and a wide range of bags, including a backpack, messenger bag, and bum bag in the brand's signature materials.
The influence of skate culture in fashion is well documented and Supreme are well known for their collaborations with a wide range of brands. Creative Director for Louis Vuitton Kim Jones is also a big streetwear fan.
In an ironic twist, in 2000, Supreme received a cease-and-desist letter from the French brand they are now working with when they "borrowed" LV's monogram print on its skateboards.
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