Louis Vuitton / Marc Jacobs: In Association with the Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris


This fascinating publication presents the roles two men have played in turning a small workshop in nineteenth-century Paris into one of the most successful and recognised brands in the world.? Known for both craftsmanship and must-have high design, Louis Vuitton the luxury house was started by its eponymous founder in 1854. The first half of this publication traces the innovations by Vuitton, who turned the little-known guild profession of emballeur (packer) into the foremost luxury trunk maker in Paris, with a clientele that included in his lifetime the French nobility as well as the elite of a prosperous empire. Prime and never-before-seen examples of Vuitton's craftsmanship, along with the fashion that went read more

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ISBN:

9780847837571

Format:

Hardback

Pages:

308

Dimensions:

29cm x 26cm

RRP:

$150.00

Category:

Fashion and Beauty , Biography and Memoir , Art and Photography

Publisher:

Rizzoli International

Published:

01 May 2012

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Pamela Golbin