Parsons The New School for Design and Louis Vuitton North America partnered to create a design competition for students to create conceptual installations that address the rich heritage of the Louis Vuitton brand through deconstruction of pieces by Marc Jacobs. This live competition lasted only one day and six teams competed in real time at the Louis Vuitton boutique in Soho, the Parsons galleries on Fifth Avenue in NYC and its fashion building in Midtown. The winning team was awarded a trip to Paris to tour the Louis Vuitton Museum and workshop, Espace Louis Vuitton, and the brand’s flagship Paris store.

The winner was selected by a panel of fashion celebrity judges. They chose “Time Travel” (above) by Janelle Abbott, Zachary Clark, Emily Hudson, and William Norris, whose process-focused work was conceived as a topographical map of space and time.

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Via and NOUED

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Born to Fly

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Ties the Bind and Odyssey

I love Ties that Bind (above, left). Which one is your favorite?