Chronicles of LaFleur: Vintage Fling in Paris

26 May

Summer 2009, while studying abroad, I had a private visit of the Louis Vuitton Museum, with an adjoining workshop where bags and trunks are still being made. In 1854, Louis Vuitton, the young trunk-maker founded the company Louis Vuitton in Paris after he enjoyed the ultimate honor of becoming Empress Eugenie’s favorite specialist.

This was a fabulous experience!

 

Louis Vuitton Family House (left just as he decorated it)

Marc Jacobs and the remainder of the LV staff often hold meetings here
The first trunk he ever made under the LV label

 Address: 18, Rue Louis Vuitton

92600 Asnières-sur- Seine

AuRevior

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