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Louis Vuitton



One of the oldest fashion houses of all time, and arguably the most influential, Louis Vuitton is a luxury French fashion house whose product range includes luggage, handbags, accessories, ready-to-wear and watches.

The label was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton, a French box-maker who was inspired to create his own line of luxury trunks after observing how easily British trunk-maker H.J. Cave’s square, leather trunks could be stacked and transported. Vuitton began creating hard-wearing, weatherproof trunks made from canvas, and quickly rose to prominence due to his products’ convenience when travelling by train, an increasingly popular mode of transport at the time.

Though it stands as one of the brand’s most vital signifiers today, the company did not introduce its signature monogram pattern until 1896, a response to the increasing number of copycats that attempted to exploit the brand’s success. Throughout the twentieth century, the brand continued to produce luggage and bags, introducing many of their most famous silhouettes such as the Keepall, Pappillon and Noé. It wasn’t until 1997 that Louis Vuitton began producing fashion lines, hiring Marc Jacobs as the brand’s first ever creative director. Under Jacobs, Louis Vuitton introduced its first men’s and women’s ready-to-wear collections. During his time at the house, Jacobs successfully introduced the historic French label to contemporary culture, collaborating with numerous leading figures and introducing modern approaches to classic Louis Vuitton styles.

Previous collaborations include Stephen Sprouse, Takashi Murakami and Richard Prince. In 2011, British designer Kim Jones was hired as Men’s ready-to-wear and style director, working underneath Jacobs. With his history growing up in London’s streetwear and nightlife scene, Jacobs brought an even stronger grasp of modern culture to the brand. In 2013, Marc Jacobs departed the brand, and Nicolas Ghesquiere (formerly at Balenciaga) was brought in as Louis Vuitton’s new Creative Director, with Kim Jones continuing in his previous position. In 2017, Jones’ penchant for street-level fashion was demonstrated in its strongest terms yet, when Louis Vuitton revealed a collaboration with iconic New York streetwear brand Supreme for the label’s Fall/Winter 2017 collection. The collaboration was equally iconic and risky, creating the starkest meeting of two worlds. When the collection released in July of that year, it was a huge success, rapidly selling out in every location where it was available. Vuitton’s street credentials were further strengthened in 2018, when it was announced that Virgil Abloh would be taking the place of Kim Jones as the director of the house’s menswear, following news that Jones was moving to replace Kris Van Assche at Dior Homme.

After Abloh’s death in November 2021, Louis Vuitton paid tribute to the designer in several subsequent collections and by releasing the Louis Vuitton x Nike Air Force 1 sneakers in Abloh’s memory.


Yes. Louis Vuitton is one of the world’s leading luxury brands, consistently dropping some of the most hyped clothing and accessories each year.


Louis Vuitton is one of the oldest fashion houses in the world with a rich history. Aside from the brand’s well made products, the brand has always secured “Hype” and talented creative directors.


A 16 year old Louis Vuitton begins his apprenticeship as a trunk maker.


Louis Vuitton opens his first workshop at4 Rue Neuve-des-Capucines near the Place Vendome.


Louis Vuitton introduces his new flat-top Trianon canvas travel trunk.


The Louis Vuitton building opens on the Champs-Élysées becoming the world’s largest travel goods store.


Louis starts to build a massive international following.


Louis Vuitton merges with Moet et Chandon and Hennessy to form LVMH.


To celebrate the 100th anniversary of its iconic monogram, Louis Vuitton commissions six designers to create original pieces in its honour.


American designer Marc Jacobs is appointed as artistic director and immediately sets about creating the brand’s first ready-to-wear fashion line for men and women.


Marc Jacobs recruits Stephen Sprouse to create a line of limited edition bags – creating some of most hyped bags in the brands history.

Building on the success of its Sprouse collaboration, Takashi Murakami is called on to create a new line of Monogram Multicolore bags and accessories.


Kim Jones is appointed as lead designer of the brand’s men’s ready-to-wear, reporting in to Marc Jacobs.


Virgil Abloh is confirmed as artistic director of menswear, replacing Kim Jones and becoming the label’s first African-American artistic director.


Virgil Abloh’s final Louis Vuitton collection for Fall/Winter 2022 is on the road.

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