Fashion Roadkill of the Day: Vol 42
Many people think that Hong Kong's obssession with Louis Vuitton is just another product of the rampant materialism and pathetic hunger for prestige that is so prevalent in a consumerist wealth-driven society. I don't think so. It's all about being practical and picking a brand that works well with anything your closet throws up during a hurried morning routine.
Local followers of fashion tend to agree that Louis Vuitton is probably the most versatile brand out there, more versatile than say Dior, which can only worn with the like.
The Murakami cherry blossom print, for example, nicely offsets the bruisey effect created by teal blue over sparkly purple tights.
The Damier Canvas, when teamed with a vest that only a well-meaning but extremely disturbed relative could make, gives you something to vomit in when you catch sight of yourself in the mirror. It just wouldn't make sense to throw up all over a vest when someone obviously got there before you.
Casual days at the ranch call for the sturdiness of the Monogram Denim. Load up on wild oats and you'll have the horses eating right out of your pockets in no time!
My personal favourite is the Classic Monogram. It adds an understated touch of luxury to any kind of look. As those rolls of flesh will attest, it is definitely more subtle than a strenuous exercise regime or aggressive liposuction.
So in conclusion we, the Louis-Vuitton loving crowd, aren't as shallow as you would think. It is all just a matter of taste.