Friday, 17 August 2012

The Louis Vuitton Complete Biography and History - Part II

see previous post, part I here.

  • NAME: Louis Vuitton
  • OCCUPATION: Entrepreneur, Fashion Designer
  • BIRTH DATE: August 04, 1821
  • DEATH DATE: February 27, 1892
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Anchay, France
  • PLACE OF DEATH: France

For Vuitton, 1854 was a year full of change and transformation. It was a year Vuitton, the encounter with beauty named Emily 17, Clemens Parriaux. His grand-son, Henry Louis Vuitton, said afterwards: "a wink, he gave her the dress fabric heavy hiking boots court held today the change was magnificent, but it requires all the knowledge department manages the store, as the shoulder. " Lewis was much larger. that officials in Paris "Parriaux Vuitton married that spring months, on April 22, 1854 just after his marriage, Mr. Marshall was Vuitton store opened the box of his own packing house of Paris signs outside store read: .. " meal of some the most vulnerable to state specialized packaging. ".

In 1858, four years after opening his shop, the first time
Vuitton whole new breed. Instead of leather was made of gray cloth was lighter, more durable, waterproof odors. Moreover, unlike all previous strains, which were dome Vuitton suitcases were rectangular stackable making them much more convenient delivery of new means of transportation such as a steam train. Most observers considered birth of modern Vuitton luggage trunks.

Tribes was an immediate commercial success, and progress in transportation and expand the growing demand for travel Vuitton luggage set. In 1859, the demand for your luggage, it has expanded to a larger workshop in Asnières, a village outside Paris. Business was booming, not just personal Vuitton orders of the French crown, but also by Ismail Pasha, Khedive of Egypt.

In 1870, however Vuitton activity ended with the outbreak of the Franco-Prussian War and the seat next to Paris, which gave way to a bloody civil war that destroyed the French Empire. When the siege ended January 28, 1871,
Vuitton Asnieres return to the village was destroyed, its colleagues, his equipment was stolen and destroyed his shop.

Displaying the stubborn spirit he showed while walking nearly 300 miles in only 13 years old, can do,
Vuitton immediately devoted himself to the rehabilitation of its business. A few months later, he built a new store in a new, a writer on the street. With the new address comes a new emphasis on luxury. Located in the heart of the new Paris, the writer in the street was the home of the prestigious Jockey Club and has an aristocratic atmosphere than previously Asnières Vuitton location. In 1872, a new breed of design Vuitton beige fabric with red stripes. Simple but luxurious new turns the new elite of Paris marked the beginning of a rolling Louis Vuitton label modern luxury brand.

For 20 years,
Vuitton will continue to operate from the first writer innovation, high quality street, luxury luggage, until his death February 27, 1892, at the age of 70 years. But Louis Vuitton line wouldnot die its eponymous founder. Under his son, George, who has made the company famous LV monogram and future generations of Vuittons, whether Louis Vuitton brand to grow internationally renowned lifestyle brand luxury leather, it remains to this day.
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The Louis Vuitton Complete Biography and History

Continuing my previous post , here i would like to share the full and complete history of Louis Vuitton. I will divide this topic into several post, and hopefully will be able to finished in the next few days. Enjoy!


When the title of Emperor Napoleon of France adopted in 1852, Louis Vuitton has hired his wife is in her box packer. This coverage provided Vuitton elite group of royal customers, offering services to find the length of life and beyond, such as Louis Vuitton brand is renowned lifestyle brand luxury leather it is today. 

Designer and entrepreneur. Louis Vuitton was born August 4, 1821, in Anchay, a small village in the mountains, heavily forested Jura Eastern France. Decrease in long-worker, Vuitton ancestors were cabinetmakers, carpenters, farmers and milliners. Her father, Javier Vuitton, was a farmer and his mother, Coronne Gaillard, was a hatter. Vuitton mother died when he was only 10, and his father remarried soon. Legend had a new stepmother Vuitton serious so bad the wicked fairy tale of Cinderella. Deliberate stubborn child, upset by her stepmother and I miss the life Anchay County, Vuitton decided to escape the bustling capital of Paris.

The first day of spring 1835 was again permitted, at 13, Vuitton home alone, on foot, heading for Paris. He traveled for over two years, taking odd jobs to feed along the way and stay where he could find shelter, as he walked on foot 292 miles from his native Paris Anchay. He arrived in 1837 at age 16, to the capital at the height of the industrial revolution, which had a long list of contradictions: the incredible splendor extreme poverty, devastating epidemics of rapid growth. Vuitton boy was taken as apprentice in the workshop of a manufacturer of box success that Mr. Packer Marshal. In 19th century Europe, the receipt and packaging craft box very urban. Packer manufacturer's box ready for all the boxes of goods loaded are stored personally unloaded the boxes. It took only a few years the reputation of class balance Vuitton Paris Fashion as one of the best practitioners of the city of his new profession.

On December 2, 1851, 16 years after his arrival in Paris Vuitton, Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte staged a coup. Exactly one year later, he took the title of Emperor of France under the name Royal Napoleon III. Restoration of the French Empire under Napoleon III was happy for the young Vuitton. Wife of Napoleon III, Empress of France, Eugenie de Montijo, Countess Spanish. When the marriage with the Emperor, it has engaged its own machine box Vuitton Packer and accused of "packing the most beautiful clothes are wonderful." It suggests that the group Vuitton customers' door royal elite seeking his services for life.

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