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
Louis Vuitton Presents Tokujin Yoshioka's Stunning Blossom Stool
Design

Louis Vuitton Presents Tokujin Yoshioka's Stunning Blossom Stool

Inspired by the fashion house’s petal monogram.
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Watch Virgil Abloh's First Day of Work at Louis Vuitton
Fashion

Watch Virgil Abloh's First Day of Work at Louis Vuitton

Watch the designer’s creative process.
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Virgil Abloh Reveals Beyoncé's Customized Jeff Koons x Louis Vuitton Bag
Fashion

Virgil Abloh Reveals Beyoncé's Customized Jeff Koons x Louis Vuitton Bag

A sign of what’s to come?
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Kanye West Shares His Thoughts on Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Appointment
Fashion

Kanye West Shares His Thoughts on Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Appointment

He also reveals he is working on a philosophy book.
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Customizer Celebrates Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Appointment With Special Nike Air Jordan 1
Footwear

Customizer Celebrates Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton Appointment With Special Nike Air Jordan 1

1 of 10.
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Virgil Abloh Moves Into Creative Direction Role Sporting a New Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2018 Design
Fashion

Virgil Abloh Moves Into Creative Direction Role Sporting a New Louis Vuitton Spring/Summer 2018 Design

Showing love to his new home.
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Why Virgil at Vuitton Only Begins to Combat Industry Racism
Fashion 

Why Virgil at Vuitton Only Begins to Combat Industry Racism

The hire is not a sign of systematic change.
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Louis Vuitton Launches Its Pricey Echo Luggage Tracker
Travel

Louis Vuitton Launches Its Pricey Echo Luggage Tracker

Monitor your bags in style.
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Louis Vuitton Introduces New Home Goods Collection, 'Les Petits Nomades'
Design

Louis Vuitton Introduces New Home Goods Collection, 'Les Petits Nomades'

Luxurious items to elevate your living space.
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POLLS: Which Creative Director Appointment Are You Most Excited For?
Fashion 

POLLS: Which Creative Director Appointment Are You Most Excited For?

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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