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
Here's What Attendees Wore to Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018
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Here's What Attendees Wore to Paris Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018

Layered streetwear and strappy accessories.
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As Kim Jones Departs, Will Louis Vuitton Abandon Streetwear?
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As Kim Jones Departs, Will Louis Vuitton Abandon Streetwear?

We look back at the designer’s legacy and what the future could hold.
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Kim Jones to Leave Louis Vuitton After Fall/Winter 2018
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Kim Jones to Leave Louis Vuitton After Fall/Winter 2018

Goodbye to a legend.
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Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 Attendees Mixed Neutrals and Bold Hues for Day 2
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Milan Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2018 Attendees Mixed Neutrals and Bold Hues for Day 2

Heritage outerwear and streetwear classics came out to play.
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Street Style at Milan Fashion Week Doubled-Down on Prints and Textures
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Street Style at Milan Fashion Week Doubled-Down on Prints and Textures

Corduroy, furry coats and mixed plaids.
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Why Trek Gear Is Normcore's Second Coming
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Why Trek Gear Is Normcore's Second Coming

Cagoules, anoraks, parkas and more.
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Louis Vuitton Hits the Road for a Traveling Spring/Summer 2018 Collection Pop-Up Tour
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Louis Vuitton Hits the Road for a Traveling Spring/Summer 2018 Collection Pop-Up Tour

Hitting Miami, Los Angeles and Hawaii.
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Kim Jones Teases Louis Vuitton Billiards Set
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Kim Jones Teases Louis Vuitton Billiards Set

Complete with a monogrammed cue ball.
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HIDDEN HYPEBEASTS: Ashima Shiraishi Chalks up the Wins
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HIDDEN HYPEBEASTS: Ashima Shiraishi Chalks up the Wins

One of the world’s leading rock climbers isn’t afraid to rock heat, on and off the rocks.
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The Top 10 Runway Shows of 2017
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The Top 10 Runway Shows of 2017

A year of spectacle, rebranding, and challenging conventions
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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