Louis Vuitton 'Shopping Trolley' F/W14 Louis Vuitton 'Shopping Trolley' F/W14 © Louis Vuitton

LUXOS Loves: The call of the contemporary

Inspired by New York's bridal show, Sweden's iconic style scene and London's Frieze art fair, we bring you the latest in contemporary art, style and design.

by 17 October 2014

The trolley of all trolleys
Following on from Chanel's supermarket sweep at Paris Fashion Week and Anya Hindmarch's foodie handbags last season, Louis Vuitton is adding to the gourmet grocery department with its very own pimped up shopping trolley. As part of the Icons and Iconoclasts collection, a series of unique collaborations with designers including Karl Lagerfeld and Comme des Garçons' Rei Kawakubu to celebrate the brand's 160th anniversary, Christian Louboutin has turned his hand from shoe to trolley design. And the result... the world's most chic shopping trolley featuring the signature Louboutin red lacquer and gold studs. At approximately £14,000, it could be the most expensive too.
To see the full collection go to www.louisvuitton.com

Artistic kicks

If you have been enthused by London's recent Frieze art fair, then be sure to have a look at Redbubble, which unites some of the most exciting and unique art and design talents from around the globe. If you are looking for innovative and one-off pieces of art, this site has it all, bringing art not only to your walls but all aspects of your life. Find your ideal design or print and instead of just framing it, turn it into a cushion, babygro, t-shirt, tote, iPad case or duvet cover.
www.redbubble.com

Our Legacy in London

Our Legacy, Sweden
While Sweden may be most synonymous with Ikea, meatballs and gorgeous blondes, it is also home to some of the most sleek and stylish fashion labels and in particular menswear. And one of our favourites, Our Legacy, has just opened its first UK store in London's Soho. Think minimalist cool, refined classics, understated statements and the brand's latest direction, hybrid pieces "like a suede shirt with a zip or suit trousers with an elasticized waist" explains co-founder Jockum Hallin. Next on the list... New York and LA. But until then head to London to get your Swedish fashion fix.
Our Legacy, 1 Silver Place, London, W1F 0JW

Vow to wow

From left: Reem Acra, Reem Acra, Ines Di Santo, Theia, Ines Di Santo, Pamella RolandNew York's Bridal Show puts even the most unromantic of us in the mood for a wedding. And while most brides don't need any extra encouragement to shed a few pounds for their big day, if next season's flesh revealing gowns are anything to go by, 2015 could be the year of the body conscious bride. Temperley London and Badgley Mischka went backless, Houghton and Reem Acra opted for leg revealing thigh splits and Theia and Delphine Manivet revealed the cropped top. But if a mid-riff exposing dress is taking contemporary design one step too far, look to Carolina Herrera and Monique Lhuillier who incorporated the cropped top trend, but without revealing any flesh. And for those wanting a more demure appeal, you will be pleased to hear that long sleeves were everywhere, including Naeem Khan, Dennis Basso and Temperley London.