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Inside Louis Vuitton Solaire's Launch Party-the Biggest of the Year

The surprise-filled affair was well-attended by Manila's most stylish.
IMAGE COURTESY OF LOUIS VUITTON
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Louis Vuitton recently celebrated the launch of its second store in Manila with a fabulous party at Solaire Resort & Casino.


Kim Jones

Only at the brand's Solaire branch will Philippine clients have exclusive access to the French luxury label's ready-to-wear line for men, its luxurious fine jewelry line, and a charming gifting collection.


A live assembly of the Louis Vuitton Petite Malle by a French artisan

Guests sipped cocktails and were treated to special presentations by Louis Vuitton artisans. To celebrate the store opening, a Filipino icon—the jeepney— was hand-painted onto one of Louis Vuitton’s flagship products, the Alzer trunk. A Petite Malle, one of creative director Nicolas Ghesquiere’s iconic designs, was also assembled live in exotic crocodile leather. 


The painting of a Filipino icon—the jeepney, onto Louis Vuitton's Alzer trunk

Guests were then led to an after-party full of surprises, highlighted by a seven-foot motion activated interactive wall with projections of Manila’s skyline. Music was provided by DJ extraordinaire Katrina Razon, followed by a surprise appearance by electronic DJ duo Flight Facilities.

The affair was well-attended by Manila’s most stylish including Barbara Aboitiz, Christian and Stephanie Gonzalez, Mariana Zobel-Aboitiz, Gabbi Floirendo, Monica Floirendo, Patxi and Sofia Elizalde with daughters Bea and Cristina, and Vania Romoff. Other bold-faced names included Kim Jones, Solenn Heussaff, Janine Gutierrez, Asia’s Next Top Model winner Maureen Wroblewitz, Sam Milby, Gabbi Garcia, Nadine Lustre, and James Reid all outfitted in Louis Vuitton.

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The seven-foot motion activated interactive wall with the Manila skyline


Gabbi Garcia, Maureen Wroblewitz, Kim Jones, Janine Gutierrez, and Mari Jasmine


Katrina Razon and Vania Romoff


Tina Elizalde, Patxi Elizalde, Sofia Elizalde, and Bea Elizalde


Christian Gonzalez, Stephanie Kienle-Gonzalez, Jonathan Crespi, and Stephanie Zubiri-Crespi


Mari Jasmine and Sam Milby


Kim Jones and Solenn Heussaff


Flight Facilities


Jess Connelly, Sam Wilson, and Michael Concepcion


Nadine Lustre and James Reid

Louis Vuitton Solaire is open Monday to Sunday, from 12 noon to 11 p.m.
The Shoppes, Solaire Resort & Casino, Aseana Avenue, Paranaque City.

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