George Esquivel, Clare Vivier Debut Pieces for Wear LACMA

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Anita Ko cuff, Photo: LACMA

A haute new line of art-inspired items for spring have been released by the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in conjunction with its Wear LACMA initiative by designers George Esquivel, Clare Vivier and Anita Ko.

This limited edition items, of which include shoes, jewelry and apparel, have been inspired by artworks in the museum’s permanent collection.

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George Esquivel sandals,  Photo: LACMA

Shoemaker George Esquivel created his leather sandals after being inspired by Felipe Santiago Gutiérrez‘s “Portrait of a Woman With a Marigold.”

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Clare Vivier tote Photo: LACMA

Designer Vivier created several items, including totes, pouches and shirts inspired by an embroidered gentleman’s vest dating from the French Revolution from LACMA’s Costume and Textiles collection.

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Anita Ko baubles Photo: LACMA

Jeweler Anita Ko created 18-karat gold and pave diamond ear cuffs, midi rings and stud earrings inspired by bat motifs she noticed on a reading table and porcelain bottle from Korea’s Joseon period; bats, as per her heritage, are a Korean symbol of good fortune.

All items became available at the LACMA store and online from May 21st; all proceeds will benefit the museum.

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