Louis vuitton and the nba are poised to take over the tunnel walk with their new collab

In this world, there are NBA collabs, and then there are NBA collabs. The team-up between storied French fashion house Louis Vuitton and the National Basketball Association falls, without question, into the latter camp. This isn’t just Virgil Abloh and co. putting the iconic red, white, and blue silhouette of Lakers great Jerry West on a bag or a tee and calling it a day (though they did play around with that idea, to great effect, by pairing the NBA logo with LV’s own iconic monogram as well as elevated references like embroidery that mirrors the lines you’ll find on a basketball). This is a fully realized, 40-plus-piece collection inspired by three key aspects of an NBA player’s life: travel, game arrivals, and press conferences. Read more at Esquire.