Louis Vuitton, a trunk-maker in Paris since 1854, became a legend in the art of travel by creating luggage, bags and accessories as innovative as they were elegant and practical.
A century and a half later, the legend lives on.
Strengthened by its international renown, the legend is embodied by the Monogram canvas, which has enjoyed unrivalled success since 1896 and played a starring role in the development of modern luxury.
Innovation shapes the story of Louis Vuitton. Always leading the of fashion without compromising traditional craftsmanship, Louis Vuitton is now active in other creative spheres: ready-to-wear, shoes, watches and jewelry. Under the artistic direction of Marc Jacobs, the new collections met with immediate success and renown.
Innovation at Louis Vuitton is blended with tradition.
The House is associated with major events which reflect its passion for excellence.
The Louis Vuitton Classic is the event of the year for automobile collectors from all over the world, while the Louis Vuitton Cup decides the challenger for the America’s Cup, the most prestigious trophy in international yachting.
In January 2009, Louis Vuitton continued is longstanding relationship with the world of sailing at the highest level, organizing the Louis Vuitton Pacific Series, a friendly match racing event. Continually expanding, Louis Vuitton today boasts 17 production workshops, an international logistics center, and exclusive shops worldwide.