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Director of LouisVuitton’smenswear collections and the founder and director of luxury fashion label Off-White – shares his artistic vision. International celebrity chef, businessman and restaurateur Nobu Matsuhisa tells an ancient Japanese travel tale that mirrors his own life. Lastly, Yoon Ahn – Dior Homme’s Jewelry Designer and the founder and creative director of streetwear brand Ambush – evokes her conflicting sources of inspiration with quotes from her travel journals. These testimonials by the celebrities who embody the brand make for a compelling campaign that illustrates Rimowa’s values and its desire to mark its epoch and boldly challenge the status quo.

the art of the tiara, naturalist inspirations andmore, visitors discovered a Maison that engages with the world and welcomes diverse influences, and in turn emanates its singular Parisian style to estab- lish itself as a leading high jeweler. The exhibition – which was jointly curated by Henri Loyrette, honorary president of the Musée du Louvre, and Akiya Takahashi, director of theMitsubishi Ichigokan Museum – took visitors on a journey through the Maison’s history, culture, expertise and style. The high point of the exhibition was the celebration of the Maison’s close and enduring ties with Japan and its culture. Exhibits in this space included works inspired by the 19th century Japonism

Five celebrities embody the spirit of Rimowa and deliver the message that no one builds a legacy by standing still.

C H AU M E T An exh ibit ion

in Tokyo ret rac ing 200 years of h i s tory T he house of Chaumet chose the Mitsubishi Ichigokan Museum in Tokyo to host The Worlds of Chaumet from June 28 to September 17, 2018. The exhibition featured around 300 pieces of jewelry, as well as decorative art, paintings, drawings and many previously unseen archive pieces from 40 prestigious collec- tions and 15 leading museums. The exhibition was structured into a series of themes, each of which allowed visitors to explore the constant dialogue between jewelry and artistic movements, and between contemporary and historic pieces. Through spaces devoted to imperial commissions,

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