Louis Vuitton

Fashion Designer

How Did he become a Designer?

He got his first job in Paris as an apprentice in the workshop of a successful box-maker and packer named Monsieur Marechal. Sixteen years later, Napoleon the third's wife hired him as her personal box-maker and packer. This provide a way for him to get access to the elite and royal clientele who wanted his services for the rest of his life. After that, he made his own box-making and packaging shop in Paris. Four years later created a new, rectangular trunk made of grey canvas that was lighter and repellant to water and odors, tons of people wanted his luggage.

Additional Information

-The new type of luggage he created made him famous

-The main style of his lines was luxury, accessories, and leather

-At the age of 13 he left his family in Anchay and walked 292 miles to Paris

-After he died, his son took over his brand and kept it going to this day

-To stop other companies from copying their designs, they registered their striped pattern as a trademark, so it became known as their signature look