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Object: Horizon Collection for Louis Vuitton

Object: Horizon Collection for Louis Vuitton

Each month, we present a by-the-numbers assessment of a new product or accessory.

(Photo: Courtesy Louis Vuitton Malletier)

(Photo: Courtesy Louis Vuitton Malletier)

Marc Newson’s Horizon collection for Louis Vuitton is a modernized take on the French brand’s classic trunk—only lightweight, on wheels, and more durable.

2

Number of sizes the Horizon luggage is offered in.

4

Materials the Horizon luggage is offered in.

6.6

Weight in pounds of the largest size, the Horizon 55.

50

Percent weight reduced from the iconic Monogram Canvas.

5

Travel accessories created for the Horizon collection.

7

Number of colors available in Epi leather version.

15

Percent increase in internal volume.

18

Months of development.

37

Capacity in liters of largest size.

1854

Year Louis Vuitton was founded.

2014

Year of Marc Newson’s first collaboration with Louis Vuitton.

213

Distance in miles between Louis Vuitton’s Paris headquarters and Marc Newson’s London studio.

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