Vivid emotion within the flagship house of LVMH. Patrick-Louis Vuitton, the man of special orders since 1990 and representative of the fifth generation of the family whose house carries "proudly" the name since 1854 died suddenly Wednesday, overwhelmed by a heart attack. He was 68 years old.
"We all share the same pain, said Michael Burke, president and CEO of Louis Vuitton. Patrick-Louis was an emblematic figure of the Vuitton family and our great House. I have a special thought for his family, his family, his two sons Pierre-Louis and Benoît-Louis, who are among us, and his grandchildren. "
With a thin beard and mustache, a straight look encircled by rectangular glasses, this passionate man has spent his entire career in the house created by his grandfather Louis Vuitton. Faithful to the family tradition and at the request of her grandmother, Mrs. Gaston-Louis Vuitton, he joined her in 1973 as a carpenter, in the workshops
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