Louis Vuitton goes to Rio!

And spirits were as high as you'd expect as Nicolas Ghesquière unveiled his colour-happy Cruise '17 collection from Rio's famously futuristic Niterói Contemporary Art Musuem. With the city's Guanabara Bay glistening in the background, models descended from the flying saucer of a building in suitably space age, sports-luxe designs, from streamlined neoprene dresses and sneakers to tech-thongs and parachute fabrics transformed into flowing capes.

Click through the gallery above for the show highlights everyone will be talking about this week - and to get a glimpse of the next cult accessory (hint: it's definitely not what you'd expect).

7 unbelievable highlights from Louis Vuitton's Cruise '17 show