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Trunk Story: Louis Vuitton Fifty Five

The French luxury titan forges a timepiece that recalls earlier and humbler times.

Apr 21, 2016 | By Staff Writer

When Louis Vuitton started out as a trunk company way back in the 19th century, there was little to indicate that it would become one of the most powerful French luxury brands in the world. Right up to present times, the company draws constant inspiration from those original trunk designs. The Louis Vuitton Fifty Five (the ‘Fifty Five’ comes from the roman numerals LV) is one of those – the timepiece takes its cues from aluminum military trunks forged in the past.

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