AN ILLUSTRATED BOOK
LOUIS VUITTON CITY BAGS
A NATURAL HISTORY
MIKE KAGEE FOR WORLD FASHION TRENDS
Since establishing it's reputation as a purveyor
of fine monogrammed luggage over a century
ago, the Louis Vuitton brand has evolved to meet
the demands of modern women and men
both in terms of fashion, trends and lifestyle.
This evolution is explored in an almost scientific
rigor in "Louis Vuitton City Bags"
A natural history, a new illustrated book
published by Rizzoli
The book includes images from Bert Stern's 1967
shoot for Vogue featuring British supermodel
of yesteryear Twiggy posing with the Papillon bag
and the Louis Vuitton toilette pouch.
BY MIKE KAGEE
Fashion historian Florence Muller collaborated
with sociologist Claude Kaufmann, author Ian Luna
and journalist Colombe Pringle andMariko Nishitani
for a multidisciplinary approach, the result an in
depth history and an impressively complete
taxonomy of the French brand's famous bags
which have come to symbolize the essence
of modern fashion.
Louis Vuitton's loyal fans and collectors will get
a close look at the brand's ad campaigns through
the years illustrated with archival images of the
early Louis Vuitton advertisements and more
modern fashion shoots.