The history of the famous Vuitton trunks

The history of the famous Vuitton trunks

Created in 1855 by Louis Vuitton, the famous French brand had bear the traces of the world wide luxury industry.Portrait-Louis-Vuitton

What have particularly made the name of Louis Vuitton was especially the Vuitton’s baggages. Years and years of mythical creations, symbol of French luxury and French know how.

Passionate by the work of leather and manuals works, Louis Vuitton came in Paris in 1835 and discovered his future trade when he first worked as truck maker. He will created the brand Louis Vuitton and its first shop near place Vendôme in 1854. But why the Louis Vuitton trunks was so famous at this time ? The end of th XIX century is a revolutionary period for industry and transportation. With this development of tourism, Louis Vuitton has understood that people with resources will need baggage of quality.

louis-vuitton-malles-legende-14So he invented the flat “malle Louis Vuitton” practical, with high quality and a new system of lock. Today, Louis Vuitton still produces leathers goods and also Haute Couture but baggages are recognizable all around the world and exposed as an emblematic symbol of the brand.


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