18 Apr '11, 12pm

Bagaholicboy's @inSingBuddy piece of the week is all about monograms. Please

Bagaholicboy's @inSingBuddy piece of the week is all about monograms. Please

Founded in 1854, Louis Vuitton first debuted their signature Monogram in 1896 which came with their very own worldwide patents on it. Its graphic symbols, essential made up of quatrefoils, flowers and the letters L and V were based on the trend of using Japanese and Oriental designs in the late Victorian era. One of the House's most successful monograms, Monogram Canvas is today found on everything from the smallest of card cases to huge travel trunks (including the now iconic Speedy), with a thousand different permutations in between. From the original coated canvas Monogram Canvas to patent leather Monogram Vernis, to variations in Monogram Mini Lin (essentially their fabric line of bags and accessories) and Monogram Multicolore (Murakami's colourful take on the original Monogram), it is perhaps the world's most counterfeited monogram. A victim of its own success? Perhaps.

Full article: http://shopping.insing.com/feature/monogram-madness/id-04...

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