Louis Vuitton is a brand that needs no introduction. LV is one of the biggest names in the industry , this paris based fashion giants have recently been making huge noise since Kanye’s apprentice becomes one of the lead designer for the brand. It is no surprise LV is paying huge attention to the street culture since Virgil Abloh became part of their team.
This year Virgil and LV announced Louis Vuitton skateboarding which probably none of us expected was going to happen so soon. Lucien Clarke the famous skater is now signed by LV. Wait don’t be surprised just yet , Abloh has confirmed not only they have signed the pro skater from Jamaica, they have also given him free reign in designing as well.
“Just signed Jamaica’s own @lucienclarke to Louis Vuitton as the first skater deal of this type,” Abloh said in the caption. “Gave him free reign to design his pro model.”
Lucien Clarke‘s groundbreaking deal with Louis Vuitton was announced back in August. Months later, and we now have official images of the skateboarder’s first LV pro shoe, after he previously took to Instagram to tease the sneaker designed in collaboration with Virgil Abloh.
Clarke partnered with Thrasher for a full advertisement in which he is seen wearing the Louis Vuitton shoe. Clarke’s pro model will be the first skate shoe in Louis Vuitton’s 166-year history.
Below are the 3 colourways that are going to be released in the beginning. And the icy blue colourway is probably going to be the friends and family release only.
Expected Retail Price : 500$
What are your thoughts on these do let us know . Are planning to cop one for yourself? Also what do you think about LV skateboarding will it have enough potential to dominate Nike SB? Let us know what you think below