BEHOLD: The Largest Shoe Department in the World, at Macy's Herald Square

By Lauren Frankfort on
(All images StyleBistro)Need shoes? Macy's Herald Square in New York City has a bunch—300,000 pairs to be exact. The department store's flagship recently unveiled its brand new shoe department—the largest shoe department in the world.The recent renovation measures in at a whopping 63,000 square feet in size (that's nearly one-and-a-half-acres). With the project nearly finished—only an extension of the pre-existing Louis Vuitton boutique, and brand new Burberry and Gucci boutiques are left to...Read Full Story

Stephen Sprouse for Louis Vuitton, Again

By Alicia Dennis on
images via welovesprouse.comAt the beginning of the new millenium, designer Marc Jacobs asked '80s it-designer Stephen Sprouse to collaborate with him on the Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2001 collection. What resulted changed the Louis Vuitton brand forever, launching the era of the it-bag: Sprouse's scrawled graffitti was imitated by everyone from Stuart Weitzman to Gwen Stefani. The bags sold out immediately.Now, four years after Steven Sprouse's death, Jacobs is honoring his friend by...Read Full Story

Pictures: Madonna for Louis Vuitton

By Alicia Dennis on
Madonna stars in the new Louis Vuitton ad campaign shot by Steven Meisel. Photo via WWD. Steven Meisel's steamy photographs of Madonna for Louis Vuitton hit the interwebs today. They prove, once again, that Madonna is one of the sexiest women in the world (let alone women over 50). As the newest face of Louis Vuitton, Madonna joins the ranks of former LV ad darlings Scarlett Johansson, Jennifer Lopez, and Mikhail Gorbachev (for reals). Louis Vuitton creative director Marc Jacobs handpicked...Read Full Story

Madonna to rep Louis Vuitton?

By Alicia Dennis on
Madonna performs in Los Angeles. Getty Images.Madonna may be the face of the Louis Vuitton Spring 2009 campaign, reports. Expect to see her advertisements soon--they've reportedly already been shot by famed duo Mert Alas and Marcus Piggott. Madonna joins the ranks of celebrity LV spokespersons Jennifer Lopez: Scarlett Johansson: and Uma Thurman: More Madonna pictures:Read Full Story

Hot Handbags: Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2009

By Alicia Dennis on
A model presents a creation by US designer Marc Jacobs for Louis Vuitton during Paris Fashion Week on October 5, 2008 in Paris, France. (Photo by Francois Durand/Getty Images Europe) Contemporary fashion star Marc Jacobs is bringing more of his 1970's influenced color palette to the accessories of French fashion staple Louis Vuitton.  The designer, who created the sweet luggage pieces for the Wes Anderson journey film The Darjeeling Limited last year, showed metallic mustard- and dark...Read Full Story