Did Louis Vuitton make trunks?

Today, Louis Vuitton offers a plethora of luggage pieces in countless combinations of pattern interpretations, materials, and shapes, but it all began with the trunk or “malle,” in French. The very first Louis Vuitton trunk was introduced in 1858.

What are Louis Vuitton trunks?

In 1858, Vuitton had the novel idea of designing a flat-topped trunk—unlike the rounded-top trunks that were popular at the time—in a gray Trianon canvas; the result was in a lightweight, airtight, stackable trunk. It’s speculated that Vuitton drew his inspiration from H.J. Cave’s flat-topped Osilite trunk.

Why is Louis Vuitton so expensive?

Quality. Over the years, Louis Vuitton has consistently created the most popular and most well-known bags in the world. Louis Vuitton uses only the highest quality materials to construct their products. The leather used in construction is very expensive.

Does the Vuitton family own Louis Vuitton?

Louis Vuitton is owned by LVMH, among the largest luxury goods companies in the world. With over $53 billion in revenues by 2019. LVMH is owned by the Arnault family (Bernard Arnault, the CEO, is among the wealthiest men on earth) with a 47.44% ownership stake and over 63.5% of the voting power.

Who owns Louis Vuitton now?

Louis Vuitton/Parent organizations

Is it better to buy vintage Louis Vuitton?

The vintage models are much easier on the budget, offering up the same iconic style and cache, for a fraction of the price. Here at Harrington & Co, most of the vintage Louis Vuitton bags that have ever passed through our inventory have been in mint condition.

Which is the most expensive Louis Vuitton trunk?

The most expensive custom order to date is the Louis Vuitton Michael Clarke Luxury Trunk, which was specially made for the captain of the Australian cricket team and is valued at $170,000.

Who is the appraiser for Louis Vuitton trunks?

Bernard Molyneux and ACP Home Interiors have been buying, selling, refurbishing and appraising vintage Louis Vuitton trunks for more than 30 years. Contact us today if you don’t see the piece you’re looking for or would like to sell or receive an appraisal for any Louis Vuitton or Goyard trunk or hard case.

What kind of trunks do LV trunks sell?

LV Trunks sells antique and vintage Louis Vuitton, Goyard, and Moynat Trunks. Let us help you with the acquisition of the perfect trunk for your home. “Each trunk tells its own story, a story told through those who order them, those who owned them, and the times in which they were made, as if, once wide open, they are no longer trunks but albums.”

What kind of bag does Louis Vuitton use?

Created by Virgil Abloh for the Spring-Summer 2019 show, the Mini Soft Trunk bag is made from Monogram Eclipse canvas and boasts a matte-black chain in resin. This structured, yet elegant, accessory evokes the House’s trunk making heritage and can be worn over the shoulder or carried as a clutch.