Coppola to Design Shoes, Bags for Louis Vuitton
Terri Potratz | October 2, 2008 at 03:54 pmby
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Add "designer" to filmmaker Sofia Coppola's resume, as she is will now collaborate with Louis Vuitton to design luxury footwear and handbags.
Louis Vuitton keeps rolling out surprising design collaborations. After teaming up with Rei Kawakubo of Comme des Garcons on monogram leather goods, which are sold out of a temporary Tokyo store, the French luxury giant has tapped Sofia Coppola to do a range of handbags and shoes, according to sources. It is understood the products will be sold worldwide and launched in Japan. The filmmaker is often a front-row fixture at Vuitton, and currently stars with her father, Francis Ford Coppola, in its “core values” campaign.
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