Louis Vuitton ( LV), aFrench fashion house and luxury brand known for signature monogrammed handbags, luggage & more was founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton. A long time celebrity favorite with celebrity favorite products ranging from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses and books, the company was named the world’s most valuable luxury brand for 6 consecutive years. Many of the company's products utilize the brown Damier and Monogram Canvas materials, both of which were first used in the late 19th century. The Louis Vuitton company has a celebrity following and has used famous models, musicians, and actors such as Jennifer Lopez, Keith Richards, Madonna, Sean Connery, Michelle Williams, Matthias Schoenaerts, Jennifer Connelly, Hayden Christensen, Angelina Jolie, Gisele Bündchen and most recently David Bowie in its marketing campaigns. On 2 August 2007, the company announced that the former USSR leader Mikhail Gorbachev would appear in an ad campaign along with Steffi Graf and Catherine Deneuve. Many rappers, most notably Bohemia, Kanye West, Juicy J, and Wiz Khalifa have mentioned the company in certain songs.
With 460 stores worldwide, LV is a favorite brand of many people worldwide.