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ISSOUDUN, 100 YEARS OF LEATHER GOODS

  • ISSOUDUN, 100 YEARS OF LEATHER GOODS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
  • ISSOUDUN, 100 YEARS OF LEATHER GOODS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
  • ISSOUDUN, 100 YEARS OF LEATHER GOODS - Louis Vuitton Heritage NEWS
Louis Vuitton presents the exhibition “Louis Vuitton and Issoudun, 100 years of Leather Goods” from February 11th until April 9th, 2017.

Louis Vuitton celebrates the 100th anniversary of La Maroquinerie de l’Indre, a leather goods workshop acquired by Louis Vuitton in the 1980s, with an exhibition retracing a century of craftsmanship in the heart of Issoudun in central France.

The complementary stories of the two entities are narrated through 70 emblematic pieces. A Gray Trianon Trunk from the 19th century opens the exhibition which guides visitors through the evolution of the handbag, from the early sac plat to Louis Vuitton’s iconic bags, still crafted today in Issoudun. The unique know-how of craftsmen, their taste for innovation as well as their passion transmitted from generation to generation is at the core of this exhibition.

MUSÉE DE L'HOSPICE SAINT-ROCH
Rue de l'Hospice Saint-Roch
36100 Issoudun, France
From February 11th until April 9th
Opening hours: from Wednesday to Sunday, 10 am - 12 pm and 2 pm - 6 pm.

Photo credit: Copyright © Géraldine Aresteanu/ Louis Vuitton.

More about the exhibition here.

Tags: Exhibition, Leather goods, Workshop, Craftsmanship