It was on the middle of the 19th century that the young Louis Vuitton decided to begin a briefcase maker and to produce travel chest for the elegant Parisian customers. His creations quickly got a brilliant success especially with Empress Eugenie and the French gentry which enable Louis Vuitton to open his first shop into… Read more »
The French president Valéry Giscard d’Estaing was behind the project of the Arab World Institute construction at the heart of Paris. Thus, he wanted to lighten the relations between France and Arab countries bringing the two cultures closer. The building was inaugurated in 1987 under the chairmanship of François Mitterrand. The Institute shelters permanent collections… Read more »
So youngly Guccio Gucci developed competences within the fashion field and came nearer the luxury world working into palaces. In 1921 Gucci’s brand was founded and a first shop opened in Florence offered saddlery products, luggage and riding accessories. This first shop was followed by many others and the brand branched out quickly.