Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly referred to as Louis Vuitton, is a French fashion house founded in 1854 by Louis Vuitton, who prior to his founding of the company was the trunk-maker to Empress Eugénie de Montijo, wife of Napoleon III. The label’s LV monogram appears on most of its products, ranging from luxury trunks and leather goods to ready-to-wear, shoes, watches, jewelry, accessories, sunglasses, and books. Louis Vuitton is one of the world’s leading international fashion houses, selling its products through standalone worldwide boutiques (there are currently more than 460 Louis Vuitton stores in 50 countries across the globe), lease departments in high-end department stores, and the e-commerce section of its website, louisvuitton.com. For six consecutive years (2006–2012), Louis Vuitton was named the world’s most valuable luxury brand–its 2013 valuation was $28.4 billion with a sales total of $9.4 billion. In 1987, Louis Vuitton’s parents company, LVMH, was formed by the merger of the French fashion house with Moët Hennessy. Headquartered in Paris, France, the multinational luxury goods conglomerate controls around 60 subsidiaries and has a current market cap of $69.93 billion. Read on for a list of the most expensive Louis Vuitton duffle bags available on the market today.
5. Keepall 55 Bandouliére Damier Infini – $3,650
The fifth most expensive Louis Vuitton duffle bag on the market today is this Keepall 55 Bandouliére Damier Infini with a price tag of $3,650. “Travel in fine style with the understated Keepall 55 Bandouliére. In luxuriously soft Damier Infini leather, its generous interior and practical shoulder strap make it a sleek contemporary choice.” The bag features satin-finished titanium hardware, interior and exterior pockets, a D-ring, and soft cotton lining.
4. Keepall 55 Bandouliére Utah Leather – $3,950
The $3,950 Louis Vuitton Keepall 55 Bandouliére Utah Leather duffle bag features rounded handles for a comfortable hand carry, a removable and adjustable shoulder strap with shoulder patch for shoulder carry, one interior zipped pocket, a double flat pocket, and a D-ring. “The simplicity of the Keepall 55 Bandouliére design is a superb showcase for the suppleness of its beautiful Utah leather. The fact it acquires a vintage feel over time adds to its allure.”
3. Keepall 45 Bandouliére – $5,050
“The iconic Keepall 45 Bandouliére is the ultimate travel bag, as spacious as it is stylish. In Louis Vuitton’s prestigious full-grain Taurillon leather, it looks more elegant than ever, while its removable, adjustable shoulder strap enables it to be carried in different ways.” Available in noir and bleu de saxe, the $5,050 duffle bag features a two-way zipper with leather loop and padlock, shiny palladium-finish hardware, textile lining, a number of pockets, and a D-ring.
2. Commanche Utah Leather – $5,100
The $5,100 Commanche Utah Leather duffel bag features Utah leather discretely stamped with the LV initials, rustic canvas lining, antique polished brass pieces, a zipper closure, and numerous pockets. According to Louis Vuitton, “The supple leather of the Utah line gives Commanche a vintage look. It features smooth handles and a name tag and can be carried on the shoulder due to its removable shoulder strap.”
1. Keepall 55 Bandouliére Nomade Leather – $5,900
The most expensive Louis Vuitton duffle bag available on the market today is the $5,900 Keepall 55 Bandouliére Nomade Leather bag. Available in tabac, mocha, and iris noir, “the Keepall 55 Bandoulière is one of the iconic designs of the house, rendered even more beautiful in firm Nomade leather.” The bag features palladium finishing metallic pieces, a removable adjustable strap, textile lining, and a leather name tag and handle fastener.
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