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
Hiroshi Fujiwara and Marc Newson: A Designer to Designer Conversation
Design  

Hiroshi Fujiwara and Marc Newson: A Designer to Designer Conversation

The two chat swords, snowboarding and more as Marc prepares for his Gagosian Exhibition.

Virgil Abloh & Louis Vuitton Unveil Special Artworks to Celebrate SS19 Collection
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Virgil Abloh & Louis Vuitton Unveil Special Artworks to Celebrate SS19 Collection

A massive, multicolored window installation & sculpture.

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Footwear

Louis Vuitton's Bulky Zig Zag Sneaker Has Serious Skate Shoe Vibes

The chunky trainer trend continues.

Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton SS19 Collection to Debut at Chrome Hearts Pop-Up
Fashion

Virgil Abloh's Louis Vuitton SS19 Collection to Debut at Chrome Hearts Pop-Up

An early chance at the eagerly-awaited clothes, bags and accessories.

Louis Vuitton Sued by "Pooey Puitton" Toymaker MGA Entertainment
Fashion

Louis Vuitton Sued by "Pooey Puitton" Toymaker MGA Entertainment

The parody poop brand tussles with LVMH.

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Top 10 Fashion Trends of 2018

Space race, anime, tiny sunglasses and more.

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Budding namesakes, streetwear pioneers and storied fashion houses.

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Spanning news, music, film, sports, and more.

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
Design

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

Three exclusive home products.
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