He developed a flat-top bag that was lightweight and airtight. And beautiful, too. He covered his trunks with a signature grey "Trianon" canvas that became an immediate sensation, an iconic statement of fine living and sophisticated traveling. Surely the world's first "it" bag.
Interestingly, it wasn't until 1932 that Louis Vuitton introduced a handbag - though quite unintentionally it would seem. The "Noe" bag was created for champagne makers to easily transport several bottles at once. But it became a hit with Parisian women who began carrying it as a handbag - thus marking the entry of Louis Vuitton into the world of fashion accessories.
Now in its third century, Louis Vuitton remains one of the most coveted labels in the world -
and one of the most recognizable symbols of status and sophistication.The Empreinte theme is inspired by the imprints of the nails traditionally used on Louis
More About the Piece:
|Metal:||18k Yellow Gold|
|Size:||European 55, US 7 1/4
|Stones:||2 cultured pearls|
|Hallmarks:||750 Louis Vuitton 55 KCA879 French Hallmarks