Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton

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.

Founded 1854
Industries Fashion
Headquarter Paris, France
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He launches his first US single with 2 Chainz.

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Nicolas Ghesquière Renews Louis Vuitton Contract

The womenswear artistic director is set to stay.

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Louis Vuitton Unveils Official 2018 FIFA World Cup Trophy Case

And official match ball collection trunk.

Louis Vuitton & FIFA Collaborate on 2018 World Cup Leather Accessories
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Louis Vuitton & FIFA Collaborate on 2018 World Cup Leather Accessories

Travel to the games in style.

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Louis Vuitton Hosts a SoHo Pop-Up Shop for Pre-Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

Introducing the line in style.

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Rihanna, Virgil Abloh, Cardi B, Migos and more take us to church.

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Virgil Abloh Teases Louis Vuitton Atelier Pieces He'll Wear to the Met Gala

He also teases a fashion show coming June.

Louis Vuitton Reveals Its Pre Fall/Winter 2018 Collection
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Louis Vuitton Reveals Its Pre Fall/Winter 2018 Collection

“LOUIS VUITTON FOREVER.”

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Louis Vuitton Unveils Its First Men's Fragrance Collection

Five subtle, masculine scents.

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
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