The Fondation Louis Vuitton opens to the public
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After a highly anticipated lead up and its first guests through the door, and not to mention fashion show held within its walls, the President of France François Hollande was recently received by Bernard Arnault, President of the LVMH group and of the Fondation Louis Vuitton, to inaugurate the Fondation Louis Vuitton building, in the presence of Fleur Pellerin, Minister of Culture and Communication, Anne Hidalgo, Mayor of Paris, and Frank Gehry, architect of the building.
The French President met with artists whose works are part of the opening exhibition, and after the inauguration ceremony, guests that included the building's architect and recent Vuitton collaborator Frank Gehry, plus JW Anderson, Nicolas Ghesquière, Karl Lagerfeld, Phoebe Philo, Raf Simons and Riccardo Tisci were invited to attend the illumination of the new icon.
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