Your personal Basquiat bag

For sure, this was the art year! From interior design pieces to T-shirts, from shoes with their artistic heels to bags, everything was art-related in the fashion world. Therefore, Olympia Le-Tan couldn’t stay out of the trend and imagined a pretty Basquiat bag, celebrating the biggest exhibition of the artist recently opened at Fondation Louis Vuitton. 

The collection will be available as of next week in selected retailers: Net-A- Porter, Matches, Bergdorf Goodmans and L’Éclaireur, among others.
The bags –
More about the exhibition – HERE. 

Olympia Le-Tan’s unique pieces for its collaboration with Basquiat are now exposed at the Fondation Louis Vuitton special exhibition of Jean-Michel Basquiat from October 3rd until January 14th 2019, marking the collection’s worldwide debut at retail. 

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Three of the collection’s bags have been curated for the exhibition to represent Basquiat’s daring spirit: Pez Dispenser, the iconic crown and Brown Spots; a portrait of Andy Warhol as a banana. 

For this limited, capsule collection, Jean-Michel Basquiat’s artwork was the inspiration for Olympia Le-Tan’s designers’ whimsical hand-embroidered clutches and bags. Each piece combines Basquiat’s avant-garde style with Olympia Le-Tan’s own imaginative force, resulting in a collection of “wearable” art. With 3 book clutches and 6 handbags, Olympia Le-Tan has stitched together the world of fashion and art, into unique collector’s pieces that will impress and delight. 

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