Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton

French Luxury Label
Louis Vuitton (shortened to LV) is one of the world’s leading international French luxury fashion houses that was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton as Louis Vuitton Malletier. The LV monogram is an iconic staple on most of their products, which ranges from luxury trunks, leather goods, shoes, watches, jewellery, accessories and sunglasses.

2013

November - The company confirms that Nicolas Ghesquière has been hired to replace Marc Jacobs as Artistic Director of Women's Collections
September - The company hires Darren Spaziani to lead its accessory collection

2011

Louis Vuitton hires Kim Jones as its "Men Ready-to-Wear Studio and Style Director”

2008

Pharrell Williams co-designs a series of jewelry ("Blason") and glasses for Louis Vuitton

2005

Louis Vuitton reopens its Champs-Élysées store in Paris, designed by American architect Eric Carlson

2003

Takashi Murakami, in collaboration with Marc Jacobs, masterminds the new Monogram Multicolore canvas range of handbags and accessories

2001

Marc Jacobs creates the charm bracelet, the first ever piece of jewellery from Louis Vuitton

1997

Louis Vuitton appoints Marc Jacobs as its Artistic Director

1987

Creation of LVMH (merger between Louis Vuitton, Moët et Chandon and Hennessy)

1936

Georges Vuitton dies and his son, Gaston-Louis Vuitton, assumes control of the company

1913

The Louis Vuitton Building opens on the Champs-Elysées, the largest travel-goods store in the world at the time

1901

The Louis Vuitton Company introduces the Steamer Bag

1896

The company launches and patents the Monogram Canvas

1893

Georges Vuitton exhibits company products at the Chicago World’s Fair

1892

Louis Vuitton passes away; son Georges Vuitton assumes control of the brand

1888

Louis Vuitton creates the Damier Canvas pattern

1885

Opens its first store in London on Oxford Street

1867

Participates in the Universal Exhibition in Paris

1854

Founded by Louis Vuitton in Paris, France
Virgil Abloh's Next Louis Vuitton Collection to Be "Based on Michael Jackson"
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Virgil Abloh's Next Louis Vuitton Collection to Be "Based on Michael Jackson"

As shared with ‘Interview’ Magazine.

Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Debuts New Pieces for Design Miami/ 2018
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Louis Vuitton Objets Nomades Debuts New Pieces for Design Miami/ 2018

Three exclusive home products.

Travis Scott Wears Supreme, Saint Laurent & Chrome Hearts in 'L'Officiel Hommes Italia' Cover
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Travis Scott Wears Supreme, Saint Laurent & Chrome Hearts in 'L'Officiel Hommes Italia' Cover

A styled shoot with an interview.

UPDATED: A First Look at Virgil Abloh's Debut Louis Vuitton Release
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UPDATED: A First Look at Virgil Abloh's Debut Louis Vuitton Release

Including an expansive array of accessories.

Louis Vuitton Heads to the Alps With New Capsule
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Louis Vuitton Heads to the Alps With New Capsule

Adorned with patches referencing the region’s landscape.

8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week
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8 Drops You Don't Want to Miss This Week

Featuring A Bathing Ape x EA Sports, Virgil’s debut LV release, and Supreme.

Louis Vuitton Opens a Pop-Up For Virgil Abloh’s SS19 Debut Collection
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Louis Vuitton Opens a Pop-Up For Virgil Abloh’s SS19 Debut Collection

Follow the Yellow Brick Road.

Louis Vuitton's Run Away Sneakers Now Available for Personal Customization
Footwear

Louis Vuitton's Run Away Sneakers Now Available for Personal Customization

LV ID.

This Season's Most Popular Sneakers Get X-Rayed in New Art Series
Arts

This Season's Most Popular Sneakers Get X-Rayed in New Art Series

Featuring the Balenciaga Triple-S, Louis Vuitton Archlight and YEEZY Desert Rat.

Louis Vuitton Named World's Most Valuable Luxury Brand
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Louis Vuitton Named World's Most Valuable Luxury Brand

Followed by Chanel, Hermés & Gucci.
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