Birth Name
Louis Vuitton Malletier
Nationality/Origin
France / French
Net Worth
US $35.1 billion ($35,100 million)
Residence/Location
Paris, France Map
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Trivia / Facts
Louis Vuitton was hired as a personal box-maker and packer for Napoleon’s (Emperor of the French in 1852) wife. Source
Louis Vuitton opened his first store in 1854, he began making handbags after the 1892 world’s fair Source
All genuine Vuitton handbags are handmade. It generally takes about a 1 week to create 1 handbag. Source
LV bags are waterproof and fireproof. Canvas is used for waterproofing and PVC is accustomed to fireproof the bags. This is one of the reasons why LV bags are so expensive. Source
Louis Vuitton bags are half the price in France as they are in China, so lots of Chinese shoppers buy them while on vacation in France. Source
You will never find Louis Vuitton on discount unless you buy it used. Places like Re-Vogue sell gently used Louis Vuitton shoes and bags. Source
LV Bags are timeless. If you buy an LV bag today, you will still be able to use it for another 20 years. It will never go out of fashion. And it will not get damaged. Source
Although most people think the company makes handbags and accessories, they also created a pen collection suited for the most extravagant taste. They also have a line of scrapbooks for those of us who want to keep the information in a classic manner. Source
Now I will share the most painful news for most of the people specially girls. After every season, if any of LV products are not sold then, they are sent back to its factory in France and are shredded or burnt, in order to sustain an item’s value and class of brand. Source
Known For / Popularity Highlights
Louis Vuitton is one of the world's leading international fashion houses; it sells its products through standalone boutiques, lease departments in high-end department stores, and through the e-commerce section of its website. Source
Louis Vuitton was named the world's most valuable luxury brand. Its 2012 valuation was US$25.9 billion. The 2013 valuation of the brand was US$28.4 billion with revenue of US$9.4 billion. The company operates in 50 countries with more than 460 stores worldwide. Source
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