Within Louis Vuitton City Bags: A Natural History
, we see the esteemed designer bag in its natural habitat.
Their preferred placement is on the arm of the most fashionable lady; its diet consists of wallets of the same species, silken gloves and the finest cosmetics. Often identified by their patterned skin, Louis Vuitton bags are uncommon sights in the wild – but when you do spot one, you’ll know it at once.
This beautiful tome is a must-have for any fashion follower, being the first comprehensive catalogue of Louis Vuitton’s City Bags dating back to the beginning of the 20th Century. These bags came to represent the most successful line of women’s accessories within fashion, and came to exemplify modern elegance, affluence and luxury.
Louis Vuitton City Bags: A Natural History
cleverly classifies and catalogues a stream of fanciful bags in semi-scientific manner, tracing bag “families” and “ancestors”, early specimens, and sought-after collectibles. Full-page fashion shoots accompany hundreds of photographed variations and comprehensive summaries of many different designs.
Louis Vuitton City Bags: A Natural History features
- Hardcover, 397 pages.
- Marble-look canvas cover.
- A huge catalogue of Louis Vuitton City Bags from the turn of the 20th Century.
- Historic and modern photoshoots.
- A summary of many bag designs, their diverse variations and modern re-inventions.
- Sketches of de-constructed bags and their X-ray views.
- A dust cover illustrated with one of nine classic bags (style may vary).
Dimensions: 25 x 32cm.