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TRENDS

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August 2022

Ride edgy!

Yes, you can get around on two wheels without compromising on style! Herewith an of stylish cycling kit for elegant city dwellers.

By Julie de los Rios
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Longchamp
Streamlined

The Pliage Energy rucksack, made from recycled Econyl nylon, allows you to carry everything you need without disrupting your pace or trajectory.

Cosmo Connected
Protecteur

The Cosmo Fusion helmet, for bikes or scooters, combines design, safety, and visibility. Equipped with a visor and automatic braking light on the back, it’s the top!

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Petites Reines
For shopping

Marie-Caroline Guinier has launched the made-in-France brand dedicated to urban cycling. Her first design: the Laura basket, designed to fit all bikes. It’s practical, ultra-light – weighing 1.2 kg – and can carry a 7 kg load. The handle allows for pedestrian use.

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Trek
All-terrain

The FX+ electric bike is as light as a feather, weighing only 18 kg! With a range of 55 km and a maximum speed of 25 km/h, it’s perfect for urban or rural areas, for commuting or walking.

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Louis Vuitton.

Comfy in your shoes!

The LV Archlight sneaker, revisited in velvet with the Monogram motif, combines comfort and style. Detailing includes a feminine low cut around the ankle and an oversized tongue embellished with an LV Circle rubber patch.