Take Wing

Kite flying is the very definition of sheer fun. Louis Vuitton makes this mindful, healthy, playful pastime the height of chic with their new $10,000 Monogram Kite.
Words by Zelda Grant | January 30, 2021 | Luxury

Will 2021 be the year of the free-spirited high-flying kite? Louis Vuitton thinks so. They’ve finally released their luxurious Monogram Kite that was first teased on its Men’s Spring/Summer 2020 runway. The technical nylon material featuring the world-famous LV print and striking lines continues their grand tradition of creating spectacular and very expensive versions of everyday items. The more than century-old couture house has brought their incredible design style to everything from chessboards to bar accessories over the years. With Virgil Abloh’s appointment as the brand’s men’s creative director, these uber-creative projects taken on a sporty feel, in keeping with Louis Vuitton’s adventure-driven heritage…just remember their elegant dumbells and divine exercise mat that revolutionized home gym style. The hefty 5-figure pricetag gets you a matching monogrammed case that will fit in well with your other LV bags and luggage. Whatever you do, don’t get this kite stuck in a tree;