Invite ELLE Man readers to admire Louis Vuitton’s League of Legends-inspired clothing and accessories collection. The collection is inspired by two champions in League of Legends, Qiyana (announced) and Senna (to be announced in January 2020).
Since 2009, League of Legends (Vietnamese title is League of Legends) quickly attracted many gamers worldwide and became a global phenomenon with the most significant number of players. League of Legends is the crucial key contributing to the explosion of the e-sport industry. The parent company Riot Games organizes the League of Legends World Championship Championship to find the best players and teams every year.
This year’s tournament, the group stage of the League of Legends World Championship, takes place on October 2 in Berlin, the Quarterfinals and Semi-Finals are held on October 26 in Madrid, and the Finals take place in Paris on November 10. 2019 marks a special event for League of Legends with the presence of the Louis Vuitton brand. Teaming up with Riot Games, the leading French luxury fashion house to create a unique and luxurious set of rewards for the champions: the “Summoner’s Cup” championship trophy and the “Trophy Travel Case” trophy chest.
This is also the most valuable and prestigious demonstration in the history of the e-sports industry and helps elevate the position of the sector in general and this sport in particular. The first handcrafted chest for the e-sports industry still retains the high-end spirit and craftsmanship of the fashion house while featuring high-tech elements inspired by the League of Legends universe.
Along with trophy sets and champion chests, Louis Vuitton also designs high-fashion champion skins for game characters and launches a collection of clothing and fashion accessories inspired by The game was developed by Nicolas Ghesquière – Artistic Director of the women’s fashion line.
Naz Aletaha, Global Head of E-sports Partnerships at Riot Games, shared: “We are honored to be a partner with Louis Vuitton. Their designs influence and strongly impact the look, feel, and prestige of League of Legends’ most prominent events. This historic handshake shows the great influence of Riot Games and League of Legends on this industry in the past nine e-sports seasons. We welcome LV to the sport and are very excited for our partnerships for many months to come, especially on November 10 when the Summoner’s Cup is presented to the champions in Paris.”
On the side of the fashion house from Cannon, Michael Burkle, President, and CEO of Louis Vuitton, said the following: “The League of Legends World Championship is not only the pinnacle of the event, but it is also where the world of sports is located. And entertainment gathers to honor the birth of new legends. Louis Vuitton has been associated with the most prestigious and coveted trophies globally, which is why we are here today, alongside the Summoner’s Cup. We feel very excited to be a part of this iconic event.”