Rosalía’s performance at the Louis Vuitton Parade, where she was much more than a singer

Rosalía’s performance at the Louis Vuitton Parade, where she was much more than a singer

The fashion show for the new Louis Vuitton fall-winter collection for men, presented yesterday in the Cour Carrée in the Louvre, included a performance by Rosalía (Barcelona, ​​​​1992), who sang some songs from her latest album Motomami, to acclaim by several international releases as one of the best of 2022. But Rosalía wasn’t just there to sing: According to reports from Louis Vuitton, she was the musical curator, that is, musical curator, of the event. Music is essential in the Vuitton men’s collection. So a year ago the selection for the men’s parade was directed by Gustavo Dudamel. This year, Rosalía’s appearance coincides with a fashion week with an unusual Spanish flair: Paris is full of posters for a Saint Laurent campaign starring Pedro Almodóvar, and it has also just been confirmed that Penélope Cruz will be among the presenters of the Met this year Gala will be.

The Catalan thus joined the likes of Colm Dillane, Michel Gondry, Olivier Gondry, Ibraham Kamara and Lina Kutsovskaya in a collection that the French house considers a collective collection (in the absence of its creative director, the late Virgil Abloh). “This group of creators,” explains the brand in a press release, “activates a connection based on the belief that the pillars of Louis Vuitton (creation, craftsmanship and showmanship) have the power to move audiences around the world , to connect and unite .

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