Increasing its diversion, Roland-Garros has tapped Louis Vuitton to make two bespoke monogram canvas trunks composed to transport and secure the Suzanne Lenglen and Musketeers trophies that are granted every year to the French Open ladies and men’s tennis champions.
Highlighting the house’s mark metal corners and bolt, the vertical cases were handmade in Vuitton’s memorable workshops in Asnières, with an earthenware inside bringing out the mud surface of the tennis courts of the notable Roland-Garros scene in Paris where the competition happens, and white V-molded stripes at the front gesturing to the lines on a tennis court.
The maker of the valuable glasses, in the mean time, is Maison Mellerio, the world’s most established gem dealer and goldsmith, in view of Paris Rue de la Paix.
Adding a refined turn to the connect, Vik Muniz, the visual craftsman behind the 2017 Roland-Garros blurb, will modify the cases in the keep running up to the ladies and men’s singles finals.
The competition will be held May 22 to June 11.