Louis Vuitton

We went for a meeting with LVMH which began in the exhibition on the history of Louis Vuitton at the Grand Palais, drawn from its archive of trunks.   It could have been a bit dry, but was animated by being curated by Olivier Saillard, the director of the Musée de la Mode de la Ville de Paris, included relevant fashion, and was designed by Robert Carsen, who has created a series of intelligently theatrical installations:-

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This was the trunk made for René Gimpel in 1927 to transport his Matisses:-

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