Louis Vuitton

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CEO

Pietro Beccari

Creation date

1854

Headquarters

2, rue du Pont-Neuf, 75001 Paris - France

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IdentityLOUIS VUITTON

Founded in Paris in 1854, Louis Vuitton perpetuates the ambitious vision of its namesake. From his origins as a master trunk maker, manufacturing boxes used to pack both everyday objects as well as voluminous wardrobes, Louis Vuitton and his successors introduced numerous innovations including the advent of the flat-top trunk, lightweight canvas, signature patterns, and the tumbler lock. Today, Louis Vuitton’s legacy is expressed through its rigorous spirit of innovation, the boldness of its creations and an uncompromising demand for excellence.

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    RUE DES CAPUCINES: LOUIS VUITTON'S FIRST STORE OPENS IN 1854

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    LEATHER GOODS WORKSHOPS IN FRANCE

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    THE AVERAGE NUMBER OF OPERATIONS NEEDED TO CREATE A LOUIS VUITTON LEATHER BAG

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Visuals representative of Louis Vuitton

Louis, Georges and Gaston-Louis Vuitton (lying down on a trunk-bed) pose with factory workers in front of a horse-drawn delivery van. Asnières, 1888. © Archives Louis Vuitton Malletier

ICON

Created by Georges Louis Vuitton in 1896 as a tribute to his father, the Monogram canvas, a highly coveted material that quickly became a sign of distinction and rarity. Today, the Monogram motif provides endless inspiration for contemporary re-interpretations by Louis Vuitton’s own Artistic Directors as well as artistic visionaries.
Women's Fall-Winter 2021 © Louis Vuitton Malletier / Alessandro Garofalo

INSPIRATIONS

Born out of an unquenchable thirst for exploration, Louis Vuitton carries on its founder’s values of savoir-faire, creativity and innovation. With the advent of new modes of travel, Louis Vuitton creates cutting-edge designs, materials and ergonomics adapted to specific demands of the journey and the travelers, developing new expertise in increasingly varied fields. Always the pioneer and never afraid of distant horizons, the Maison continues to accompany its clientele wherever they dream of traveling to discover unknown territories.

© Photograph “Caravan of Camels in Pushkar” from Jean Larivière’s "L'Oeuvre" Portfolio published in 2011

© Photograph “Caravan of Camels in Pushkar” from Jean Larivière’s "L'Oeuvre" Portfolio published in 2011© Jean Larivière

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