The Louis Vuitton Monogramouflage Keepall was a limited edition for the fall 08 collection. It was actually a collaboration between Louis Vuitton, Marc Jacobs and Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. The keepall is entirely covered with the “monogramouflage” canvas and trimmed in vachetta or natural cowhide leather. Pretty badass for a Vuitton bag huh ? Continue reading
How to start 2013 like a boss? Well, get one of those Louis Vuitton President case that have become a must-have to carry millions of dollars in cash or dozens of Patek Philippe watches. Buy it here (price tells a lot about the exclusiveness of this product).
Well, let me share a brief anecdote about Louis Vuitton: In 1830, a provincial young frenchman, walked the 400 km from his hometown to glorious Paris. Eventually he was hired as a ”layetier”, a kind of manservant who woud pack your trunks. He must have done his duties really well, because he caught the attention of Napoleon III who hired the young frenchman to be Empress Eugénie personal ”layetier”. The young Frenchman’s name was Louis Vuitton and in 1854 he opened his own trunk-making firm in Paris. By 1913, the Louis Vuitton flagship on Champs-Elysées was the largerst store for travel-goods in the world! Continue reading
Few of us really know how to neatly pack one’s suitcase, fold shirts and suits and protect your shoes, so that you don’t end up in a foreign country with a crumpled mess… Well, it is never too late to become a master in the art of packing. In fact, Louis Vuitton recently built a dedicated website to teach you how to properly fold all type of clothes and pack your suitcase : click here and have fun! Just keep in mind that these ideas apply to any kind of clothing or luggage, including rolling suitcases or carry-on bags, not only to Louis Vuitton over-priced line… Continue reading
Sure, it’s a ton of money to spend on something that won’t do a thing to help your game, but if your trips to the course are more like social calls and less like serious competition, perhaps these Louis Vuitton Golf Bags ($12,000-$13,500!!!) can class up your clubhouse. Available in both Monogram or Damier varieties, they offer room for a full set of clubs with six interior compartments, several outer pockets for balls, gloves, towels, and other small items. (Source Uncrate for all the cool gadgets) Continue reading
I’m just coming back from the Louis Vuitton – Marc Jacobs exhibition at the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris. The exhibition is not monumental and honestly I didn’t understand everything. I mean, the exhibition tends to separate Vuitton from Marc Jacobs and strictly differentiate their jobs. It’s more a parallel between the two geniuses of their generations that makes sense but I regret the lack of chronological references. Still, there are quite a lot of amazing trunks, bags and dresses that you should take a look at. And it’s free if you’re under 25. More pics after the gap ! Continue reading