All aboard with Vuitton at Adams

Vintage suitcases from the global fashion brand are on offer

12th February, 2017
Irish mahogany and marbletop side table (€8,000-€12,000)

One of the most extraordinary art exhibits in Paris is a collection of four vintage steamer trunks hung on the wall of Frank Gehry’s masterpiece, the Fondation Louis Vuitton. Today, Vuitton is a global luxury brand famed for its fashion.

The luggage on the wall is a reminder of how the business got going in 1837, when 16-year-old boxmaker Louis Vuitton spotted a gap in the market – rectangular trunks made of lightweight,...

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