Virgil Abloh Transforms These Iconic Louis Vuitton Bags Into New Classics

By now, we’re no stranger to Virgil Abloh’s affinity for reviving house classics at Louis Vuitton. Case in point: the New Classics; iconic bags from the archives that have been reinterpreted to fit the versatility of the modern urban lifestyle.

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The “New Classics” collection in Eclipse Monogram

Not veering (very) far from the brand’s codes, Virgil instead revived the look and feel of traditional pieces: featuring detachable shoulder straps, playing with leather and resin chains and adding a functional touch to the bags.

Browse the whole range below:


The New Classics collection will be released in the iconic Monogram Eclipse range and comprises of four bags: the Steamer, the Soft Trunk, Mini Soft Trunk and the Pochette Volga. Made with buttery leather and signature metallic finishes, these pieces flirt along the lines of sportswear and urban.

You might see some of the pieces in all of Virgil’s collections for Louis Vuitton Men from this season onwards — bags which you can call yours come 18 October.

Written by Sinead Lee.

The Louis Vuitton New Classics will launch on 18 October 2019. It will be available on the Louis Vuitton E-Commerce Store, and at Louis Vuitton Marina Bay Sands Island Maison, Ngee Ann City, ION Orchard, and Changi Airport Terminal 3 boutiques.
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