Slideshow: Street Style From the Yayoi Kusama for Louis Vuitton Launch

Photo: Bek Anderson

Bloggers, editors, and shoppers congregated yesterday at Louis Vuitton’s Fifth Avenue flagship to see the much-talked-about Yayoi Kusama collaboration in person. The Japanese artist, along with Louis Vuitton chairman and CEO Yves Carcelle, counted down the unveiling of the window installations, which featured wax figurines of Yayoi — and a nearly life-size version that confused a few tourists. The chic crowd eventually headed inside to check out the goods, but not before Yayoi herself gave a breathless speech, saying, “Today is a very happy day.” Photographer Bek Andersen captured the attendees, ranging from VIP clients to regular folk, the latter group ready to storm the store when it opened to the public that afternoon. See the gathering of Louis Vuitton handbags, a bunch of well-groomed males, and the dottiness of it all, in our slideshow ahead.

Street Style From Yayoi Kusama for Louis Vuitton