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Louis Vuitton: The Birth of Modern Luxury
This book provides a comprehensive history of the House of Vuitton in the context of sweeping changes in society, art, culture, fashion, and, above all, travel. Vuitton's goods have been highly innovative and coveted since their inception, which led to the introduction in 1896 of a distinctive LV monogrammed canvas. A 1987 merger with Moet-Hennessy made it part of the worl ...more
Hardcover, 540 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Harry N. Abrams
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Damn my inability to read French! I dont know why our library would have ordered this book in French when it is also published in English! At least the pictures were gorgeous and I could kind of follow along with some of the storyline that way. Some day I will have to track down the English version of the book so that I can actually read about the history and development of one of the world's foremost luxury brands.