The unique Louis Vuitton company was founded by Louis Vuitton in 1854 on Rue Neuve des Capucines in Paris, France. Originally a luggage maker, Louis Vuitton realized that flat trunks could be stacked, as opposed to the rounded trunks that have been more well-liked at the time.
In 1858, Vuitton introduced his flat-backside trunks and France went wild. Everywhere, luggage makers or malletiers, began to imitate Louis Vuitton’s designs. For trend lovers, this section will show most fulfilling as it focuses on the brand’s one-off collaborations with fashion designers to reinterpret staples and icons from the Louis Vuitton canon.
And from one other project to celebrate the monogram, a touring studio-in-a-trunk by Cindy Sherman, and (a personal favorite) a canvas tote by Rei Kawakubo with holes seared into the material. Since then, Louis Vuitton has continued its journey from trunk maker to the most important luxurious fashion brand in the … Read More