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Louis Vuitton defies Paris heatwave with cool men's collection

Louis Vuitton defies Paris heatwave with cool men's collection
By Euronews

<p>It may have been sweltering hot outside on the Paris streets but the <a href="http://eu.louisvuitton.com/eng-e1/articles/men-spring-summer-2018-the-guests">stars shining at Louis Vuitton’s men’s spring/summer collection</a> were definitely cool.</p> <p>British supermodel Naomi Campbell, singer Lily Allen and rapper Tyga were among the <span class="caps">VIP</span>s who graced the Palais Royale.</p> <p>Artistic director Kim Jones’ collection was inspired by New Zealand, Easter Island, Hawaii, and island-hopping in general. </p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The luxurious pursuit of island-hopping.<br /> Watch the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LVMenSS18?src=hash">#LVMenSS18</a> Show now at <a href="https://t.co/YFLg6GjuFg">https://t.co/YFLg6GjuFg</a> <a href="https://t.co/s0njihn65a">pic.twitter.com/s0njihn65a</a></p>— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) <a href="https://twitter.com/LouisVuitton/status/877890926689091584">June 22, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>He worked with the idea of moving between distinct islands and combining elements from different cultural identities.</p> <p>Aloha shirts from Hawaii inspired prints of exotic foliage. Extreme sports from windsurfing to trekking influenced silhouettes.</p> <p><blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">The luxurious pursuit of island-hopping.<br /> Watch the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/LVMenSS18?src=hash">#LVMenSS18</a> Show now at <a href="https://t.co/YFLg6GjuFg">https://t.co/YFLg6GjuFg</a> <a href="https://t.co/s0njihn65a">pic.twitter.com/s0njihn65a</a></p>— Louis Vuitton (@LouisVuitton) <a href="https://twitter.com/LouisVuitton/status/877890926689091584">June 22, 2017</a></blockquote><br /> <script async src="//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js" charset="utf-8"></script></p> <p>And there was also a collaboration with R&B superstar <a href="https://www.instagram.com/p/BVmmmodgkWp/">Drake, who’s latest single Signs</a> could be heard live on Instagram as the show was streamed.</p>