Longchamp - Womens collection Spring/Summer 2019 in New York (with interviews)

Creative Director : Sophie DelafontaineInspiration: To celebrate 70 years of the label, Longchamp organized their first show on the 68th floor of the World Trade Centre, with a 360 degree panoramic view of the city. Amongst those in the room invited were Isabelle Huppert, Kate Moss and the new muse Kendall Jenner perfectly wearing the new collection being shown.Collection: a 70’s spirit, Californian desert vibe, with references to Anita Pallenberg and Veruschka. Fringes, an important element throughout the collection, decorated jackets made of sublime leather, were seen on the front of shirts worn over tops, on gladiator sandals and on boots. Lace necked dresses are made from light and comfortable suede produced in warm tones. Other dresses play with a delicate transparency. The print “Ikat” appears and disappears when moved. Note: bags with revisited handles, long sleeveless jackets and very short tops;+ Kaia Gerber closes the showInterview with Sophie Delafontaine: This year it’s our 70th anniversary and in May we opened a boutique on 5th avenue, we also have Kendall Jenner as an ambassador. The American market is an important market for us but also in coming here I feel a certain freedom to show a new Longchamp, for us this first show is a new step for our company.This collection took inspiration from the 70s, with iconic women such as Veruschka or Anita Pallenberg, who marked their generation with a certain elegance and an eccentric twist.Leather is obviously important, it’s our know-how, it’s the work of the fashion house, our atelier, but we also have silk dresses, embroided fabrics, macrames etc…We are obviously known for our bags and our leather goods, but today we wanted to express Longchamp’s fashion style, with ready to wear clothing that brings a touch of femininity and sensuality.Interview with Kendall Jenner:Longchamp is very cool and its classic and it’s very elegant and sophisticated. You can wear it at any time of day. You can dress it up and you can dress it down. It’s very versatile.Music from the show (for use only in context of the show, under cover of the right to information).

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