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Louis Vuitton's Furry Friends are Monogrammed, Expensive

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There is always a gaggle of tourists blocking access to the windows of Louis Vuitton's Fifth Avenue flagship, so the assembled crowd we encountered during a recent visit to the area didn't seem unusual. Then, over the throng, we peeped two larger-than-life fish fashioned from various Louis Vuitton signature leathers and hardware with a pair of camo-print Louis belts standing in for seaweed. Busting through, we found rows of glass cloches, each exhibiting a different beast in a different assemblage of special edition Louis: a frog, a rooster, a python, an owl, a crab, you name it. They're fantastic, and worth a swing by—tourists or not.
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