When we received this little checkerboard trunk unpretentious we were far from imagining the discovery that awaited us. We have seen thousands of Louis Vuitton trunks, restored hundreds and it is rare to make a discovery of this nature.

It is with deep sadness that we share the news of the death of Patrick-Louis Vuitton.

Antiquités Brocante, the magazine of lovers of antiques and flea market for over 20 years! In the last Antiquités Brocante of November 2019 N ° 253 we speak of our workshops. Malle2luxe - Paris

Almost all the old Louis Vuitton trunks, even the rarest ones, have been abandoned for a part of their life and many have suffered from mishaps. Our workshops malle2luxe restores them, respecting the know-how of the malletiers Parisiens.

To understand the history of the luxury trunks Vuitton, Goyard, Moynat from the end of the 19 th century it is necessary to understand the history of the ancient curved chests which led the man to have to create these objects of refinement. The history of the chests goes back to the beginning of the history of the humanity on the 7 continents, it is the first piece of furniture made by the man.

We receive many emails from people wanting to know the value of their trunk Louis vuitton, Goyard or Moynat. It is common to confuse expertise and estimation. Revelations about an abuse of language.

Malle2luxe, defends French traditions and know-how. Today we are going to share with you our experience and our knowledge on the "saddle stitch" this traditional sewing without machine, sewn by hand. For example, how many times have you read and heard that a Hermes bag is entirely sewn by hand. Urban myth and revelation about machine sewing versus hand sewing, and how to recognize saddle stitching.

From a Polish cabinetmaker and an Irish mother, Leopold Stokowski by his real name Antoni Stanisław Bolesławowicz is a British conductor. Born April 18, 1882 in London He divorced three times: 1911 with Lucie Hickenlooper pianist-concertist under the name of Olga Samaroff 1926 with Evangeline Love Brewster Johnson, heir to powerful Johnson & Johnson 1945 with another heiress Gloria Vanderbilt. His career as a conductor lasted from 1908 to 1972. Naturalised American in 1915, Stokowski...

In polishing on everything and anything! We reveal to you how to recognize a good polishing of brass. It is clear that 95% of used trunks sold by antique dealers have a polishing very bad bill. Even if the trunks are old, even if there is a certain charm to have a ruined object, it is inconceivable for a collector to have a precious object, luxury, scratched by an inadequate restoration ...

Are you planning to purchase a new collection trunk for Louis Vuitton, Goyard, Moynat or Moreau luxury homes? Awesome: it's a crucial moment and a very important decision! But before buying, it would be better to check these 10 essential elements, so as not to have any unpleasant surprises once back home ...!

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