Perhaps you recall when Louis Vuitton released the Takashi Murakami Multicolore monogram collection in 2003, and fashion-minded women the world over freaked out? Yeah, well, Louis Vuitton is over that now, and will cease selling the colorway by the end of July. The oughties are officially deceased.
Everyone has a theory about what the recession will "mean" for fashion. Wanna hear often correct New York Times critic Cathy Horyn's? Oh yes you do!
Last night the Brooklyn Museum kicked off its new Louis Vuitton-sponsored exhibit on artist Takashi Murakami, who made a name for himself Stateside for putting whimsical art all over old-school Vuitton handbags. At the event: Once blue-haired Louis Vuitton creative director Marc Jacobs (left) who, a la Amy Winehouse,…