The DTLA Louis Vuitton X Supreme pop-up shop has popped down — at least for now
A duffel bag from Louis Vuitton’s collaborative capsule collection with skate-influenced streetwear label Supreme hit the fall/winter 2017 menswear runway in January in Paris.(Louis Vuitton)
Models wearing pieces from the Louis Vuitton X Supreme capsule collection. Although the exact number of pieces in the collaboration hasn’t been revealed, product categories include ready-to-wear, leather goods, small leather goods and accessories.(Louis Vuitton)
A detail shot of pieces from the co-branded capsule collection shows the Supreme logo and the Louis Vuitton logo and quatrefoil design playing nice on a denim overshirt and small leather case.(Louis Vuitton)
The keychains and wallet chains worn on the fall/winter 2017 Louis Vuitton men’s runway are part of the co-branded capsule collection with Supreme, as are the leather bags in Supreme’s instantly recognizable red-and-white color combination. A denim jacquard baseball short, center, is one of the capsule’s ready-to-wear pieces.(Louis Vuitton)
Detail shots of pieces from the Louis Vuitton X Supreme capsule collection, which officially launches in mid-July at select Louis Vuitton boutiques worldwide.(Louis Vuitton)
A leather backpack, shown backstage at Louis Vuitton’s fall/winter 2017 men’s runway show in Paris, is one of the bags in the co-branded collection.(Louis Vuitton)
The capsule collection’s assortment of small leather goods includes a portfolio, card cases and wallets.(Louis Vuitton)
A leather bag from the co-branded collection shows how the French luxury brand’s aesthetic is melded with that of the skate-influenced streetwear brand’s.(Louis Vuitton)
One week after the temporary Louis Vuitton X Supreme shop popped up in downtown Los Angeles, it appears to have suddenly popped down.
The closure also appears to have happened the same day as a minor incident outside the temporary store, at 833 E. 3rd St., to which the Los Angeles Police Department responded Friday morning.
The French luxury label’s website now includes the words “Monday-Sunday: closed,” below the address for the downtown Arts District pop-up shop.
A Friday morning visit to the location found the bold red-and-white signage that marked the South Garey Street entrance had been removed, and there was no evidence of the long lines of people that had been snaking down the block for the last seven days.
According to the company’s website, four of the other eight pop-ups are also currently closed, leaving just the Beijing, Seoul and Miami boutiques open.
A definitive end date for the shop, which had been selling a pre-launch assortment of pieces from the collaborative capsule collection between Vuitton and coveted skate-influenced Supreme brand, had not been previously announced. It’s unclear whether the closure had been planned or whether it was in response to the early Friday morning kerfuffle near the shop.
According to LAPD Officer Irma Mota, police received a 4:30 a.m. radio call regarding a large group of people at 3rd and Garey streets. Mota said officers arrived at the scene and “advised the crowd to quiet down or [stop doing] whatever it was they were doing.
“They did so, and then officers left the location,” Mota said.
A Louis Vuitton representative declined comment on Friday about the incident or the future of the DTLA pop-up, confirming only that it would be closed for the remainder of the day.
We’ll update this post with additional information as it becomes available.
A collaboration between French luxury label Louis Vuitton and New York-based streetwear brand Supreme won’t officially launch for another few weeks, but some pieces from the capsule collection are available at eight pop-up shops around the globe, in
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