Louis Vuitton Malletier is the full name of the French fashion house Louis Vuitton that was founded in 1854 by a French businessman of the same name. It is known for its designer luggage bearing the company's famous monogram, LV.
Louis Vuitton also provides other luxury goods such as shoes, high-fashion clothing, watches, jewelry, sunglasses, handbags and accessories. Vuitton's innovative luggage designs caught the eye of Napoleon Bonaparte's wife, Eugenie de Montijo, who commissioned him to create luggage that would pack "the most beautiful clothes in an exquisite way." Her patronage opened the door for Vuitton to create a company that continues to be one of the most profitable and internationally renowned luxury good purveyors.