Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks

One of the most anticipated reference guides to an icon of luxury has finally hit bookstores. Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks offers an official take on the history of the Vuitton steamer trunk and beyond – including what looks to be a full technical overview of their builds.

“This exceptional book showcases the most beautiful creations of the House through more than eight hundred photographs. A full technical survey, the bible of the artisanal trunk maker, reveals the secrets of making a Louis Vuitton trunk.”

The book release also coincides with exhibition at Carnavalet museum in Paris: Voyage En Capitale: Louis Vuitton and Paris running through to February 2011.

Read the original blog post here on Selectism.