The birthplace of Louis Vuitton the man and the design house is France. Known initially as a luggage trunk manufacturer, Louis Vuitton soon began designing luxury luggage in late-1800s Paris. The company instantly took hold with consumers who were attracted to high-end products. What set the company apart from its competitors was an unrivaled dedication to quality.
However, in 1896 the very thing that would elevate the Louis Vuitton handbag to stardom began from a simple idea to prevent counterfeiting. In an effort to stop would-be knock-offs of the Louis Vuitton handbag, Georges Vuitton instituted the logo that would skyrocket the brand to stardom.
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