Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk - ILWT - In Luxury We Trust
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Antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk

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For sale is a rare and exquisite antique Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk, a true collector's item that embodies the luxury and craftsmanship of the iconic brand. This exceptional piece features the timeless LV monogram canvas, a hallmark of Louis Vuitton's unparalleled style and quality. The trunk is adorned with elegant brass hardware, adding a touch of sophistication and durability.


The interior of the trunk is a testament to its practical luxury, complete with two shoe compartments, providing ample space for footwear storage. Additionally, it includes hangers on both sides, offering a convenient and stylish solution for clothing storage. This thoughtful design ensures that your belongings are kept in pristine condition during travel.


What sets this trunk apart is its very good condition, a rarity for pieces of its age. It has been meticulously cared for, preserving its historical and aesthetic value. The trunk features LV lozine trim, which enhances its classic look, and is adorned with stamped brass pins, adding to its authenticity and charm.


This Louis Vuitton Double Wardrobe Trunk is not just a piece of luggage; it's a piece of history, a work of art, and a symbol of timeless elegance. It's an ideal acquisition for collectors, fashion enthusiasts, or anyone who appreciates the finer things in life. Don't miss the opportunity to own a piece of Louis Vuitton's legacy.

 

Dimensions 55cm x 55cm x 110cm

 

How it all started...

In the serene village of Anchay, a young boy named Louis Vuitton often gazed at the distant horizons, dreaming of the grand city of Paris. His aspirations weren't of grandeur but of creation. He envisioned a new era of travel, defined by a trunk unlike any other.

Leaving his hometown behind, the young Louis embarked on a two-year trek to Paris. The journey was long, but every step was fueled by ambition. Upon his arrival in the City of Lights, he apprenticed under the esteemed trunk maker, Monsieur Marechal. Here, amidst wood, leather, and tools, Louis refined his craft, innovating and adapting.

By 1854, Louis had absorbed all that he could from his apprenticeship. The streets of Paris now echoed with his reputation, and it was time to make a mark. Louis Vuitton, the brand, was born at 4 Rue Neuve des Capucines. It wasn’t just another store; it was the birthplace of the flat-topped trunk. This ingenious design allowed for easy stacking during travel, a stark departure from the conventional domed trunks.

While his contemporaries were content with the status quo, Louis sought progress. He replaced the popular leather exterior with the Trianon canvas, a game-changing material that was both light and resilient. Yet, with success came imitators. Unfazed, Louis introduced the striped Rayée canvas and then the Damier canvas, always a step ahead of the counterfeiters.

The trunks weren't merely luggage; they were personalized companions for the journey. Louis and his growing team catered to the unique requirements of their elite clientele, crafting compartments for clothes, shoes, books, and even champagne. Every trunk was a piece of art, tailored to its owner.

The late 1800s brought a new challenge: the passing of Louis Vuitton. But his legacy was far from over. Georges, his son, honored his father with the Monogram canvas in 1896. More than a design, it symbolized the journey of Louis Vuitton - from a dreamer in Anchay to a legend in Paris.

As the world around evolved, so did the trunks. The essence, however, remained unchanged - a commitment to excellence, a spirit of innovation, and a legacy of Louis Vuitton himself. The trunks journeyed across continents, sailed across oceans, and witnessed history unfold, always a silent testament to Louis Vuitton's enduring vision.