Louis Vuitton Logo Extrapolation Ridiculousness: Mexican Houses, Trash Bags, Machine Guns & Tattooed Pigs
The famous Louis Vuitton logo was introduced in the late 19th century as a way to prevent counterfeiting of the company's designer luggage. Ironically, it's now the most counterfeited brand in fashion history. Ridiculous extrapolations of the brand include:
1. That Random Bungalow in Mexico
The greatest thing about it, aside from the fact that someone took the time to paint the logo all over his or her home, is the fence. No, wait, the iron bars over the windows. Soon, in an effort to keep up with the Joneses, the neighbors will retaliate by painting their house with the Gucci logo.
2. The Louis Vuitton Trash Bag
You think you're rich? This person is so rich he throws his trash away in LV plastic bags. You know what's inside the trash bag? Empty Louis Vuitton milk cartons and Louis Vuitton eggshells.
3. The Louis Vuitton Car
Dear Jesus, please tell me that the person who drives this car is the same person who owns the Louis Vuitton Mexican house. Thank you. Amen.
4. The Louis Vuitton Electric Chair
Okay, fine. This electric chair was made by an actual bona fide artist, Peter Gronquist. But still, nice execution of the whole "death by fashion" concept. (Get it? Execution? Right!)
5. The Louis Vuitton Machine Gun
Another by Peter Gronquist. Incidentally, he's the guy who made the gold Chanel grenade launcher that Sacha Baron Cohen carried at the premiere of Bruno.
6. The Louis Vuitton Chainsaw
Gronquist, again. An LV chainsaw for fashionista lumberjacks.
7. The Louis Vuitton Hand Grenade
Is this a reference to gays in the military? We will never know.
8. The Louis Vuitton Gas Mask
This one makes a fair amount of sense in Los Angeles (or Beverly Hills), where people are both beautiful/superficial and paranoid/overcautious. Paris Hilton probably has one of these in her survival kit.
9. The Louis Vuitton Tattooed Pigs (a.k.a. Future Louis Vuitton Bacon)
Yes, pigs. They were tattooed by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye for an exhibit in Shanghai. Is it legal to tattoo pigs here in the United States? Of all the animal species, pigs have the most similar skin to humans. Seriously, I kid you not.
10. The Louis Vuitton Bed Sheets
If you went into someone's bedroom and saw these sheets, would it make you want to sleep with them more? Or less? At one point while putting this list together, I started typing into Google stuff like, "Louis Vuitton sofa" or "Louis Vuitton toilet" and damned if these bed sheets didn't come up. Twenty five bucks for these rocking sheets. Alternatively, you DIY types can make your own and order LV fabric or vinyl here. Don't know if the fabric is "official" LV or what.
11. The Louis Vuitton Toilet Seat Cover
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