PARIS — Luxury giant LVMH Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton is perhaps best known for its formidable financials and its sponsorship of glitzy art shows. But what about its jewelry workshops, picturesque vineyards and leather goods ateliers?
It’s a facet of the company Antoine Arnault looks to illustrate on Oct. 15 and 16, when 22 of the French group’s companies will open their facilities to the public, giving a rare glimpse of the inner workings of couture houses, distilleries and gourmet kitchens.
A Stella McCartney sketch of a custom dress made from protein-based silk in partnership with biotech lab Bolt Threads. The dress will be displayed at The Museum of Modern Art's upcoming design exhibition, "Items: Is Fashion Modern?"