Discover the history of Louis Vuitton travel stalks with handbags specialist Rachel Koffsky.
Arriving in Paris at age 16, Louis Vuitton became an apprentice to a container manufacturer. In his early 30 s he designed a flat-topped trunk that could be stacked — a revolutionary innovation, as hitherto cases had peculiarity swerved lids.
Hired as the personal box-maker and packer to Eugenie, Empress of France, Vuitton became the travel goods manufacturer of select among the aristocracy.
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