Inspired by Louis Vuitton’s rich history of trunk making, the Louis Vuitton Petite Malle mixes the skilled craftsmanship of trunk construction with the effortless style of a modern-day crossbody bag. The adorable Petite Malle (“Mini Trunk”) was a part of Nicholas Ghesquiere’s first collection as Creative Director for Louis Vuitton. The exquisite details of the Louis Vuitton trunk, the same for more than 150 years, are what inspired Nicolas Ghesquière to create a miniature evening-purse version called the Petite Malle.
We’ve covered date codes in our Louis Vuitton Authenticity Guide, but we wanted to take a deeper dive into Louis Vuitton date codes because this is one of the more common questions we get as a reseller of authentic Louis Vuitton items. We’re creating this Louis Vuitton date code guide to teach you more about date codes, but not as tool to authenticate Louis Vuitton items. Read on to learn more about Louis Vuitton date codes.