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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.

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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. 

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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.

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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


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Katrina Razon and Vania Romoff


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


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


Mari Jasmine and Sam Milby


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Kim Jones and Solenn Heussaff


Flight Facilities


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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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Paolo Chua
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Paolo Chua is a style writer based in Manila. He writes about everything fashion related for Town & Country Philippines and is a fan of French style, period dramas, and all things preppy.
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