Louis Vuitton Celebrate 100 Legendary Trunks with new Book
November 15, 2010
Louis Vuitton luggage is timeless and classic; a piece that is often passed down through generations because of its durability. The French fashion house is known for producing gorgeous handbags, luggage and leather goods; which had made its way to movies, music videos and pop culture. Long before rappers spewed rhymes about Louis Vuitton bags however, aristocrats, royalty and celebrities toted the LV logo leather handbags and trunks all. To fete its creations and celebrate the vision of the master himself, Louis Vuitton, the fashion house has just launched a new book, Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks, which showcases the most beautiful creations of the house in more than eight hundred photographs.
Vuitton, show-cases the most beautiful creations of the House through more than eight hundred photographs. The trunk-bed, steamer trunk, tea case, toiletry kit, circus trunk, library trunk, and caviar box are just a few of the many incredible pieces featured here, along with the equally incredible stories of their creation. A full technical survey, the bible of the artisanal trunkmaker, reveals the secrets of making a Louis Vuitton trunk.
The exclusive edition for Louis Vuitton stores features a silkscreened cover and hard slipcase printed with Monogram canvas, reinterpreted from the 1896 original pattern. From the first domed trunks to the most modern designs produced in the workshops of Asnières today, the spirit of the House of Louis Vuitton is still driven by the same reputation for excellence and expertise – and a desire to elevate travel to an art.
The Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks book is available online now for $170.