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The Louis Vuitton Speedy:

A History

By The Rebag Team, Dec. 6, 2023

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A Coveted Handbag

Founded in 1854, French maison Louis Vuitton is the standard of opulent fashion and prestige. With a history that spans decades, and an array of coveted styles, let us narrow it down to one of the brand’s most sought-after handbag styles: the Speedy.

The Louis Vuitton Speedy: A History


Introduced in 1930, the Louis Vuitton Speedy bag was crafted to meet the fast-paced lifestyle of its time. Originally designed as a travel companion, the bag’s name reflects its swift adaptability to the needs of the modern traveler. Throughout its storied history, the LV Speedy has seen evolutions in materials, sizes, and collaborations with renowned artists, ensuring its relevance in every era. Worn by fashion influencers such as Audrey Hepburn, Alexa Chung, and Emma Stone, the Speedy stands as a symbol of enduring style and a testament to the brand’s commitment to innovation and sophistication over the past nine decades.

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