It's not always serious luxury fashion at Louis Vuitton. In fact, if you take a look back and deep into the maison's archives and history, you'd find that Louis Vuitton has had a hand in making plenty of custom requests by clients wanting the best and the most exquisite creations. So it hardly comes as a surprise that for the upcoming autumn/winter 2019 collection, Louis Vuitton will be releasing its very own Jenga-style set.
But of course, with all things Louis Vuitton, this is no ordinary, run-off-the-mill Jenga set. The multicoloured plexiglass creation is adorned with iconic Louis Vuitton motifs, and is housed in a clear plexiglass container that's topped off with a leather handle—presumably so that one can tote it around like any other Louis Vuitton accessory.
It's really not that ridiculous. Especially when this is the same luxury fashion house that has produced a set of colour pencils that came in a leather LV-monogrammed roll case for a little over SGD1,200. In fact, this is not the first time that Louis Vuitton has created a Jenga-style set. The first iteration was more true to the official Jenga, and was crafted out of wood.
This, ladies and gents, is more in line with Virgil Abloh's hype-culture aesthetic: bold, colourful and all kinds of irresistible. Heck, we'd pool together resources in order to score one just for display in the office. And take it out for actual play on slow Fridays, while drinking from our Gucci mugs and eating macarons from our Hermès plates.
But if for some reason, the Louis Vuitton Jenga-style set is a bit too flashy for your taste, here are some other ways to part with that estimated SGD3,436.
One leather petanque set by Berluti (SGD2,100 each)
It's that really popular game you see Parisians play out in open areas, but housed in quality leather and branded with one of France's most luxurious fashion houses.
One PELLETESSUTA™ table tennis racket set by Ermenegildo Zegna (SGD1,825 each)
Never again will you have to share sweat-stained table tennis rackets (or dirt-covered table tennis balls) with any other plebeian.
Two Viso game sets by Fornasetti (approximately SGD1,509 each via Farfetch)
If you're planning to start your very own mini Games' Night amongst friends, this is one way to do it. Each game set comes with two sets of playing cards, wooden chess and checkers pieces, five dice and a leather dice roller.
Eight game dice and cup sets by dunhill (approximately SGD386 each via Mr Porter)
Because why stick to regular dice when you can roll and get your lucky streak on with a set made from leather and horn?
28 Jenga Giant sets (SGD118.50 each via Amazon)
Each Jenga Giant set is about 60cm tall at setup. Imagine how high you can go with 28 sets. Imagine the damage it could do to your body when they eventually tumble and fall. Imagine the carnage. Imagine…
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