Across the centuries, Louis Vuitton has continued to meet the challenges presented by new forms of transport; and today, continues to research the new demands presented by travel, crafting increasingly light-weight luggage that is functional, flexible and still robust enough to withstand the rigors of movement around the world.
1854 – Company founded and first store opened in Paris.
1890 – Louis’ son, George, patents his design for the “unpickable lock”.
1896 – Introduction of Monogram canvas, ironically, launched to stop copy cats.
1930 – Creating of the “Keepall Bag”; most legendary of all LV travel bags.
1985 – Epi leather line launched.
2001- Launch of Monogram Graffiti line, in collaboration with American artist Stephen Sprouse — LV’s first ever collaboration!