Louis Vuitton (designer)

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Louis Vuitton
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Louis Vuitton, founder of the House of Louis Vuitton
Born4 August 1821
Anchay, Jura, France
Died27 February 1892(1892-02-27) (aged 70)
OccupationMalletier
Known forThe founder of Louis Vuitton
Spouse(s)Clemence-Emilie Parriaux
Parent(s)Xavier Vuitton
Corinne Gaillard

Louis Vuitton (French: [lwi vɥitɔ̃]; 4 August 1821 – 27 February 1892)[1] was a French fashion designer and businessman. He was the founder of the Louis Vuitton brand of leather goods now owned by LVMH.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Timeline". Louis Vuitton. Archived from the original on 19 December 2008. Retrieved 3 March 2008.
  2. Martin, Richard (1995). Contemporary fashion. London: St. James Press. p. 750. ISBN 1-55862-173-3.