Riot Games has announced a collaboration with Louis Vuitton for the League of Legends World Championship 2019, which is unparalleled. The esports sector continues to innovate and develop.
The news is coming just weeks before Riot puts together the world’s greatest teams on 2nd October in Berlin. The quarter-finals and rounds in Madrid will be followed by the first phase, which will culminate in the final in Paris on 10 November.
In order to celebrate the incident, Riot Games has seized Louis Vuitton, an emblematic French boutique mood store, to produce a single-child Trophy Travel Case to celebrate the 2019 Championship Summoners. The bag will take together the know-how of LV’s malletier and high-tech components from the universe of the League of Legends as a huge crash for sports and the fashion sector.
In addition, Nicolas Ghesquière, artistic director of the Women’s paintings of Louis Vuitton, will design distinctive skins of the Champion and an advertised series for Worlds 2019.
Take a glance at Louis Vuitton’s single-child Trophy Travel Case designed for the 2019 Summoner’s World Cup at the League of Riot Games. Catch remarks on the historic relationship are also made by Naz Aletaha, Head of Riot Games ‘ Global Esports Programs and Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton.
“We are honored to have Louis Vuitton as an official partner with designs to impact the look, feel, and prestige of our most prominent League of Legends event. This is a historic partnership that speaks to the impact Riot Games and League of Legends has had on the industry over the past nine esports seasons. We welcome the LV brand to our sport and we are eager to share the entire scope of the partnership in the months ahead, in particular on November 10 when the Summoner’s Cup is awarded in Paris.” – Naz Aletaha, Head of Global Esports Partnerships at Riot Games
“The League of Legends World Championship is not only the climax of the tournament: it’s where the world of sports and entertainment come together in celebration of new legends to be born. Louis Vuitton has long been associated with the world’s most coveted trophies, and here we are today, alongside the Summoner’s Cup. We are thrilled to be part of such an iconic event.” – Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton