Riot Games has announced an unexpected partnership with luxury fashion house Louis Vuitton. To mark the event, Riot Games looked to LV to create a one-of-a-kind Trophy Travel Case to hold the Summoner’s Cup set to be awarded to the 2019 champions.
Notable Quotes: “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. 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.” – Naz Aletaha, Head of Global Esports Partnerships at Riot Games
“The League of Legends World Championship is not only the climax of the tournament: it’s where the world of sports and entertainment come together in celebration of new legends to be born. Louis Vuitton has long been associated with the world’s most coveted trophies, and here we are today, alongside the Summoner’s Cup. We are thrilled to be part of such an iconic event.” – Michael Burke, Chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton