The definitive guide to Louis Vuitton's fascinating history, updated to fully encompass the years since the book's initial publication in 2004.; First published in 2004, the book now contains 32 additional pages with new texts, photos, and interviews, making the final section of the book, which deals with the company's recent history completely current.; The extensively researched and illustrated reference book tells the full story about this Parisian maison de couture that has today become one of the most successful luxury fashion labels in the world--and now, with the update, the book is even more comprehensive.; Abrams has had a lot of success both with the previous edition of this book and Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks. In addition, other luxury fashion books of this price point have also been strong sellers for us. The update will allow us to gain additional interest in a title and a category that is already selling well for us.
Paul Gerard Pasols is the former director of communications for Louis Vuitton and a longtime consultant to the company. He was editorial director of Louis Vuitton City Guide 2004,New York, which is a finalist in the "best guide" category of the Gourmand World Cookbook Awards. The author of the updated sections is all at once journalist, traveller, and lover of all things beautiful. Pierre Leonforte has been editor in chief of City Guides Louis Vuitton since their creation in 1998. He collaborates on numerous French and Italian publications including Les Echos, Vogue and Maison Francaise. He is also the author of guidebooks and lifestyle books appearing in France, Germany, and Britain. He is the author of Abrams's Louis Vuitton: 100 Legendary Trunks.