Gaston-Louis has not only entered his grandfather’s trunk making business, he is also a committed traveler as well as a passionate collector of hotel labels. The travel book will be published in collaboration through Louis Vuitton and Editions Xavier Barral to expand the iconic representation of the luxury brand for travelers also. The grandson of Louis Vuitton has compiled the collection of thousand hotel labels with twenty one stopovers around the world for its readers to offer guidance. Travel writer, Francisca Matteoli was inspired by a collection of hotel labels, and retraces the travelers of early 20th century. One could enjoy discovery and exploration with trunks. The viewer will have an opportunity to see exotic labels of eastern and western countries including Paris to Tokyo.
Unconventional stories of clients, exotic locations and iconic hotels spice up the interestingly written book. The book instantaneously takes you to faraway locations to delight the guests. The refreshing book also features the Raffles Hotel Singapore. Francisca Mattéoli writes about legendary palaces and hotels in Paris. Popularly known and well established travel writers, intellectuals, artists and politicians of early twentieth century make worthy of visiting the place. There is an ideal blend of nostalgic tales of Vintage Hotel Labels and World Tour.
The World Tour Book is a boxed set with limited edition containing a notebook, a world map with eleven self-adhesive hotel labels. The world book is available in French, English and Japanese editions. They are priced at $100 and exclusively available in Louis Vuitton stores in September of this year.