Frontier Former Editor

August 2, 2007

Lol ex-commies

Filed under: cool stuff, humor, old times, politics, theft is sincere flattery — Frontier Former Editor @ 9:34 pm

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Gorbachev is new face of Louis Vuitton

Thu Aug 2, 2:28 PM ET

PARIS – Move over Scarlett Johansson! Mikhail Gorbachev is the new face of Louis Vuitton.

The former Soviet leader is to appear in an ad campaign for the French luxury label, along with Steffi Graf and her husband, Andre Agassi, and Catherine Deneuve, said a statement Thursday from Vuitton, a division of the LVMH group, Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SA.

Shot by photographer Annie Leibovitz, the ads focus on travel β€” a “core value” for the company that started in 1854 as a trunk-maker, the statement said.

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11 Comments »

  1. the ads are going to feature steffi and andre in bed together?

    well I guess I’d rather see that than the beckhams

    Comment by nursemyra — August 3, 2007 @ 5:58 am

  2. Is Gorbachev going to be biting the handle of the bag or wearing a bikini bottom and a cardigan like JLo?

    Comment by raincoaster — August 4, 2007 @ 12:35 am

  3. I fear he will be biting the hand that feeds him – – –

    Comment by archiearchive — August 5, 2007 @ 3:29 am

  4. im in ur capitalim, capitchoolatin.

    Comment by raincoaster — August 5, 2007 @ 5:40 am

  5. capitalizm*

    My mistake.

    Comment by raincoaster — August 5, 2007 @ 5:40 am

  6. Don’t worry. By the way, I did the lol for open use, so have fun . . .

    Comment by Frontier Former Editor — August 5, 2007 @ 9:08 am

  7. And is it just me, or does Gorbachev look more and more like Rod Steiger?

    Comment by Frontier Former Editor — August 5, 2007 @ 9:09 am

  8. “Czechpoint Charlie plsthx”

    Comment by raincoaster — August 6, 2007 @ 4:25 am

  9. Is fm GUM deprtmnt store … Y?

    Comment by Metro — August 6, 2007 @ 4:16 pm

  10. Da, but stereo Blaupunkt!

    Comment by Former Frontier Editor — August 6, 2007 @ 4:33 pm

  11. Cool!!! Also took notice of the new Louis Vuitton ads with Gorbachev a few weeks ago especially since he is my namesake, hehehe. πŸ˜€

    Comment by karlo mikhail — September 29, 2007 @ 7:14 pm


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