Louis Vuitton Time Capsule

One of the most beloved brands of all time Louis Vuitton opened a pop-up museum called Time Capsule, located in the center of Westfield Century City mall in Los Angeles. The exhibition tells the story of the innovation in technology through ephemeral prints, ingenious creations, and the elegance of Vuitton's craft. The evolution is presented with a timeline of landmark moments, focusing on key aspects of the House: journeys around the world, elegance in motion and Louis Vuitton and the arts. If you're in Los Angeles the exhibit is open until June 10. And if you're not in the area, then read on.

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Taking its name from the trunk (fr.: malle) displayed at the center of the room, the Magic malle invites visitors on an immersive journey through the visual and creative world of Louis Vuitton.

The experience leads you through the history of the House – from the first-ever trunk produced, through the invention of the coated canvas, to the opening of Foundation Louis Vuitton.

Louis Vuitton (LV) has continued to meet the challenges presented by new forms of transportation with ingenious and elegant solutions. After creating trunks for rail travel, LV anticipated the development of the motor car and created the first prototype of its Car trunk in 1897. He was constantly innovating and the House continues to research the new demands presented by travel, making luggage that can withstand the rigors of movement around the world.