Just like Bourdeaux wines, cheeses, champagne, and many other things that add joy and grace to your life, Louis Vuitton handbags can trace back to France. In the begining of the nineteenth century, Napoleon III, the French emperor, was looking for someone to manage the bags of Empress Eugene.
Louis Vuitton, a professional luggage handler who pack luggage for upper class families, was the right man the emperor found. Vuitton invented airtight and flat stackable luggage. From these practices, Vuitton bagan his own business, and his first design office was established on 1854.
Louis Vuitton won a bronze medal at the World’s Fairs in 1867 and then a gold medal at the World’s Fairs in 1889. Louis Vuitton Outlet handbags have becone symbol of class of luxury today, and this help making Louis Vuitton brand bags the industry leader. As a matter of fact, the LV handbags are so coveted that countless replica Louis Vuitton handbags flood in the market. It is said that less that one percent of the handbags bought and sold are authentic Louis Vuitton.
In order to counter the efforts of bootleg handbags, Georges, Louis Vuitton’s son, first introduced the LV Monogram Canvas in 1896. The canvas is the designer's label branded onto the product at the factory. The LV Monogram Canvas is unique to genuine Louis Vuitton luggage. Although Imitators may try to copy it, the trained eye will know the difference!
The Louis Vuitton Noe bag, originally a carrying case for five bottles of champagne, became a phenomenon when upper class women took notice and transformed it into a must have handbag. Famous designers Stephen Sprouse and Marc Jacobs released a limited edition graffiti LV monogram in 2001, which was available to only a list of the designer's choosing.