You may not be the biggest fan of Louis Vuitton women’s bags, but you must have often spotted his legendary monogram bag, whether it is the original one or the fake one, being sold by fancy stores or street vendors. Nowadays, the name Louis Vuitton is famously linked to one of the top luxury brands. Not only he is known as a French entrepreneur but also a designer. He became one of the icons in the world of fashion.
But how did his name land on the list of those top brands in the world?
Louis Vuitton who was born in Anchay, a town that is located about 230 mi South-East of Paris, was formerly a box maker and packer. The luck came to him in 1852 when he was hired as the personal box-maker and packer of the wife of Napoleon when Napoleon became the Emperor of the French. The opportunity gave him the door to get clients from the elite and royal members who required his services. Although now his name is referred as luxurious brands, originally he went from humble birth who left his small village to make living packing luggage in 19th- century Paris.
It was in 1854 that Vuitton decided to start his company. The company was located on the Rue des Capucines, which was quite close to his former boss. Using a small poster, he began to advertise his services. He promoted that his box and packer could securely pack even the most fragile items. He added that he’s specializing in packing fashions. Wittily, he decided to offer his handmade trunk that he claimed was made by him in his workshop to the clients next to the newly opened Gare Saint-Lazare, the first railway station. Soon, he obtained his success. Within a few years, Vuitton finally marked out his reputation amid the fashionable class of Paris as one of the city’s leading practitioners of his latest craft.
When did Louis Vuitton launch his signature Monogram bag?
The monogram canvas was launched in 1896. The quatrefoils, flowers and the LV monogram, the graphic symbols, were created on the current using of Japanese emblem designs towards the end of the Victorian era. Later, it was proven that the patents were successful in preventing fabricating. The Steamer Bag was introduced by the Louis Vuitton Company in 1901. It’s small size luggage which was designed to be put within Vuitton luggage trunks.
Vuitton opened his world largest luggage store in 1914 on the Champs-Elysées. He began to secure his name as the most luxurious brand for travel bag in the world. His bags became the favorites of movie stars, millionaires even maharajahs. The company could provide various needs for travel of its customers starting from polo mallets sophisticated vanity trunks or cases to the secretary desk. In 1930, Louis Vuitton began to introduce the Keepall which was the modern Holdall prototype, the item which is being produced up to now. As the company reached its anniversary, the Vuitton monogram became one among the world most recognizable logos that even Salvador Dali was inspired until he created his own Daligram. The supple monogrammed PVC coated canvas, which became the company’s trademark, was introduced by the company in 1959.
How to ensure that the Louis Vuitton women’s bags you see are authentic products?
It’s no secret that many products of Louis Vuitton including Louis Vuitton women’s bags have been counterfeited. You can find the counterfeited products being sold in stores or online. To avoid buying fake products of those “Not-so-cheap” items, you can read these following tips:
- The first rule is there is NO such thing called an authenticity card for products of Louis Vuitton, NEVER!
- The company always produces its products in detailed and perfection. Therefore, you will never find an even SINGLE flaw in zippers, pattern, closure or even handbags’ position of feet or other products of Louis Vuitton.
- There is NO protruding tail on the end zip of the Handbags of Louis Vuitton with top closure like the mezzo, cabas piano or alto.
- The products of Louis Vuitton are ALWAYS provided with serial. The number is known as the date code carved on the product. It is located in an unnoticeable spot within the item. The date code can also be found to be stamped on the material of the item itself. It is also possible that the code is stamped on a small rectangular cowhide trim located on the inside part of a pocket or underneath a D-ring.
- A tiny rectangular tag identifying the item’s catalogue model number is NEVER provided for any products of Louis Vuitton. The items ONLY accompany by a tag in small rectangular size which identifies where the material is made.
- ALL the date codes of the products of Louis Vuitton contain 2 letters plus 4 number unless the product is a vintage one because the previous edition only included numbers. The code starts with letters and ends with numbers.
- Products of Louis Vuitton have NEVER been sold on sale, NEVER! So, if you find the products being sold, either the items are fake or second-hand bag.