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Yayoi Kusama Partners With Louis Vuitton

94280027 Yayoi Kusama Partners With Louis Vuitton

A work by Ms. Kusama. (Courtesy Getty Images)

The artist Yayoi Kusama has partnered with Louis Vuitton to launch a new line of clothing and accessories ahead of her upcoming retrospective at the Whitney Museum, Women’s Wear Daily reports this morning.

From that piece (subscription only):

Ranging from trenchcoats and silk pajamas to a pendant necklace and wristwatch, the collection is due in Vuitton’s 461 stores in the days that follow the opening, with a second wave of products—hinged on monogram leather goods festooned with Kusama’s tentaclelike “nerves” motif—due out in October.

Louis Vuitton’s best-known artist collaboration began in 2002, when its creative director Marc Jacobs reached out to the artist Takashi Murakami.

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