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Louis Vuitton Unveils $80,000 Jade Mahjong Set


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    Not to be outdone by Hermès, Louis Vuitton has unveiled its own mahjong set in Taiwan during its Savoir Faire Universe showcase.

    Limited edition: Elle Taiwan posted a video on Instagram, showing the mahjong tiles encased in a pull-out trunk, stamped in the brand’s signature monogram design.

    • The limited-edition mahjong sets feature tiles made of jade and engraved with different characters.
    • The “one bamboo” tile is also designed with the blue magpie, Taiwan’s national bird.
    • In comparison, the Hermès set’s tiles are made of palisander wood and printed on soft calfskin. 
    • LV reportedly made only 10 of the mahjong sets available in Taiwan, according to Elle Taiwan.

    For Crazy Rich Aunties: Each LV mahjong set reportedly costs 2.3 million New Taiwan dollars ($80,196), nearly twice the price of the $41,000 Hermès’ set, according to Mothership.

    • “Savoir Faire Universe Showcase” is an exclusive type of traveling art exhibition allowing those with an appointment to view.
    • Other LV products featured in the showcase include a foosball table, a dollhouse, a cosmetic case, and a tea box.

    Feature Image via Elle Taiwan

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