League of Legends Teams Up With Louis Vuitton for Worlds 2019

TJ Denzer,

September 23, 2019 12:04 PM

LoL is about to get far more lavish. Riot has announced a partnership with iconic fashion designer Louis Vuitton ahead of League of Legends Worlds.

League of Legends Worlds is one of the most incredible esports tournaments the world around and it’s about to get an injection of style for its 2019 competition. Riot Games has partnered up with French fashion house Louis Vuitton ahead of the latest League of Legends Worlds to bring some absolute flair to the usual prize pot. Moreover, players can expect a fresh series of new cosmetics for characters in the game as a part of the Riot Games x Louis Vuitton collaboration.

The partnership was announced on September 23, 2019 via the League of Legends website. In honor of League of Legends Worlds 2019, Louis Vuitton has designed a special trophy case for the Worlds’ coveted Summoner’s Cup trophy awarded to winners of the event.  If that wasn’t enough, Riot Games has also announced that there will be new champion skins and a capsule collection designed specifically by Louis Vuitton’s Artistic Director of Women’s collections Nicolas Ghesquière to be revealed later on.

Naz Aletaha, Head of Global Esports Partnerships at Riot Games, was absolutely thrilled to invite Louis Vuitton into their corner of the esports industry.

“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,” said Naz. “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.”

League of Legends Worlds isn’t the first time Louis Vuitton has supplied a custom effort to a major competition. Their other collaborations include creating custom trophy cases for FIFA World Cup, the Rugby World Cup, and Sailing’s America’s Cup. That said, this is Louis Vuitton’s first major contribution to esports.

With a world-recognized brand like Louis Vuitton bringing such an awesome contribution to League of Legends and Worlds, the importance of the tournament on the global stage is looking that much more bright. With the Louis Vuitton League of Legends skins surely around the corner, sure to stay tuned to our League of Legends coverage for the latest news and info.



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