Louis Vuitton: Malletage

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For his first Louis Vuitton fashion show Nicolas Ghesquiere, found inspiration in the original Louis Vuitton trunk in the form of the distinctive pattern inside Louis Vuitton’s signature travel trunks, created through the Malletage technique. This ancient Malletage technique consisted in threads of ribbons applied to the interiors of the trunk lids through a ‘taping’ […]