With this box set, Loewe brings the runway to classic literature
October 18, 2018

As a collector of rare books and limited editions, this rather fashionable take on classics makes me very happy. In conjunction with its Fall Winter advertising campaign, Loewe has published a series of limited-edition literary classics. First revealed on the Paris runway of 2018 ready-to-wear show, the new Loewe books collection is now available for purchase. The Loewe Classics limited-edition book set features six timeless masterpieces, from Wilde, Cervantes and Stoker to Flaubert, printed in their original written language.

All books are issued as cloth-bound hardcovers featuring special sleeves adorned with iconic Steven Meisel images originally published as part of magazine fashion editorials. The vintage Meisel images have been repurposed for the book collection in a nod to the special ongoing collaboration between the house and the photographer.

The titles selected by creative director Jonathan Anderson for the box set include Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad, Don Quixote by Miguel de Cervantes, Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte,  Dracula by Bram Stoker, The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde and Madame Bovary by Gustave Flaubert.

Produced in a limited run, the series —presented in an especially designed box— is now available globally at $595 in select international stores.

by Anil George
Avid follower of all things tech. In between his quest for the ultimate gizmo, Anil fiddles with light meters, collects rare books and feeds his fetish for Jap horror movies. As Managing Editor of T3 Middle East for the GCC, Anil oversees content direction across print and digital. He was a CES 2018 Innovation Awards Judge, reprising his role as an Innovation Awards Judge at CES 2017, 2016. and 2015. Anil is also the Middle East's first Brand Ambassador for Ashdown Engineering. Reach him at: editor@t3me.com.
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