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Founder: Louis Vuitton
Current designer: Marc Jacobs
Headquarters: Paris, France
Louis Vuitton or shortened to LV – is a French fashion house founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. The label is well known for its LV monogram, which is featured on most products, ranging from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewellery, accessories, sunglasses, and books. Louis Vuitton is one of the world's leading international fashion houses.
The Louis Vuitton company carefully cultivates a celebrity following and has used famous models and actresses such as Jennifer Lopez and most recently Angelina Jolie in its marketing campaigns.
Since the 19th century, manufacture of Louis Vuitton goods have not changed: Luggage is still made by hand.
The brand itself is estimated to be worth USD 19.781 billion.
Louis Vuitton is one of the most counterfeited brands in the fashion world due to its image as a status symbol. Ironically, the signature Monogram Canvas was created to prevent counterfeiting. In 2004, Louis Vuitton fakes accounted for 18% of counterfeit accessories seized in the European Union.