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 Goes Fiber Optic With New Louis Vuitton FW19 Bag and Sneakers
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Virgil Abloh Goes Fiber Optic With New Louis Vuitton FW19 Bag and Sneakers

A kaleidoscope of vibrant neon colors.

Louis Vuitton Unveils Its 2nd Gen Tambour Horizon Luxury Smartwatch
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Louis Vuitton Unveils Its 2nd Gen Tambour Horizon Luxury Smartwatch

Tech meets heritage.

Abloh Honors Michael Jackson in Louis Vuitton's FW19 Collection
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Abloh Honors Michael Jackson in Louis Vuitton's FW19 Collection

Accompanied by Michael Jackson cover songs playing in the background.

Take a First Look at Louis Vuitton's $995 USD Horizon Earphones
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Take a First Look at Louis Vuitton's $995 USD Horizon Earphones

The luxury fashion house steps into the audio market.

Here's How to Livestream Virgil Abloh's FW19 Louis Vuitton Runway Show
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Here's How to Livestream Virgil Abloh's FW19 Louis Vuitton Runway Show

Watch the landmark presentation as it happens.

Virgil Abloh Reveals Michael Jackson-Inspired Louis Vuitton FW19 Show Invite
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Virgil Abloh Reveals Michael Jackson-Inspired Louis Vuitton FW19 Show Invite

Emblazoned with a poem by Abloh himself.

Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Collection Outsells Supreme Collab
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Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Collection Outsells Supreme Collab

Sales were up 30 percent within 48 hours.

Here's How Much Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Collection Will Cost
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Here's How Much Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Collection Will Cost

A comprehensive price list of accessories and apparel.

A Closer Look at Virgil Abloh's First Louis Vuitton Collection
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A Closer Look at Virgil Abloh's First Louis Vuitton Collection

Diffracted rays on utilitarian apparel.

Virgil Abloh Announces Louis Vuitton SS19 Residency at Chrome Hearts NYC
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Virgil Abloh Announces Louis Vuitton SS19 Residency at Chrome Hearts NYC

Unveiling a conceptual bench made in partnership with Richard Stark.
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