It was Marc Jacobs who came up with the grand idea of tarting Madonna up for Louis Vuitton's latest ad campaign. While in a brainstorming meeting he inquired via BlackBerry if the pop icon could be persuaded to become the latest face of the fashion house. Turns out Madge was open for bidness.
Shot by Steven Meisel, the ads are supposed to tell a story. What's the narrative you ask? Um.. I'd say an aging diva does her best to show the kids that she's can still look as cheap and trampy as pop-tarts half her age. Yoga makes you flexible! The story of a contortionist who's trapped in a Paris bistro, and can't get the attention of the waiter? The location is Figaro, in LA on Vermont. (Click images to enlarge)