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
Essentials: Sean Wotherspoon
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Essentials: Sean Wotherspoon

See what the Nike collaborator brought to Shanghai Air Max Day pre-launch event.
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Louis Vuitton's Spring/Summer 2018 Archlight Finally Drops
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Louis Vuitton's Spring/Summer 2018 Archlight Finally Drops

LV releases its own chunky sneaker.
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Could Kim Jones Be Heading to Versace?
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Could Kim Jones Be Heading to Versace?

All signs point to yes.
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The Five Best Collections at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018
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The Five Best Collections at Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

From luxury titans to indie cult favorites.
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You Can Now Buy This Supreme x Louis Vuitton Ferrari F12 Berlinetta
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You Can Now Buy This Supreme x Louis Vuitton Ferrari F12 Berlinetta

Hype on top of hype.
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Here's Round Two of Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 Street Style
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Here's Round Two of Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 Street Style

Featuring cameos by Future, Mos Def and Michele Lamy.
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What Fashion Insiders Thought About Kim Jones' Final Louis Vuitton Show
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What Fashion Insiders Thought About Kim Jones' Final Louis Vuitton Show

We ask the experts about the extravaganza of a finale.
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Five Times Kim Jones Brought Streetwear to the Runway
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Five Times Kim Jones Brought Streetwear to the Runway

A look at the designer’s seven-year tenure.
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Louis Vuitton's Fall/Winter 2018 Collection Is Kim Jones's Thank You Letter to the Brand
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Louis Vuitton's Fall/Winter 2018 Collection Is Kim Jones's Thank You Letter to the Brand

An ode to Marc Jacobs and early 2000’s LV with two supermodel legends.
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Stream Kim Jones’s Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2018 Collection Finale
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Stream Kim Jones’s Louis Vuitton Fall/Winter 2018 Collection Finale

One for the record books.
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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