World Tour: Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton

World Tour: Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton

Francisca Matteoli / Oct 16, 2019

World Tour Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston Louis Vuitton Show me your luggage and I ll tell you who you are proclaimed a s Louis Vuitton slogan World Tour takes readers back to a time when travel was a true adventure when elegant passengers embarked o

  • Title: World Tour: Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton
  • Author: Francisca Matteoli
  • ISBN: 9781419706820
  • Page: 476
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Show me your luggage and I ll tell you who you are, proclaimed a 1920s Louis Vuitton slogan World Tour takes readers back to a time when travel was a true adventure, when elegant passengers embarked on grand tours aboard ocean liners, took flight in the first airplanes, rode the Orient Express, journeyed to exotic locales, and stayed in one luxurious hotel after anothe Show me your luggage and I ll tell you who you are, proclaimed a 1920s Louis Vuitton slogan World Tour takes readers back to a time when travel was a true adventure, when elegant passengers embarked on grand tours aboard ocean liners, took flight in the first airplanes, rode the Orient Express, journeyed to exotic locales, and stayed in one luxurious hotel after another Throughout his life, the famous trunk maker and inveterate traveler Gaston Louis Vuitton amassed a collection of over 3,000 hotel publicity stickers and labels, which globetrotters proudly affixed to their luggage Spanning the 1920s to the 1950s, this book features than 900 labels, a wealth of period photographs, and vintage postcards, all from around the globe, including the favorite destinations and pursuits of cosmopolitan travelers seaside stays on the French Riviera, skiing in Chamonix and Zermatt, cultural tours of Athens and Mexico, beach vacations in Honolulu and Capri, and .Praise for World Tour Guaranteed to trigger wanderlust The New York Times Book Review

    • Best Download [Francisca Matteoli] ñ World Tour: Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton || [Poetry Book] PDF ☆
      476 Francisca Matteoli
    • thumbnail Title: Best Download [Francisca Matteoli] ñ World Tour: Vintage Hotel Labels from the Collection of Gaston-Louis Vuitton || [Poetry Book] PDF ☆
      Posted by:Francisca Matteoli
      Published :2019-07-16T16:58:26+00:00

    About "Francisca Matteoli"

      • Francisca Matteoli

        Francisca Matt oli is an internationaly published and award winning travel writer, contributing to Conde Nast Traveler and National Geographic among others Chilean with a Scottish mother, she resides in Paris after living in Brasil and Chile She is the author of 8 books which have been published in than ten countries In addition to her books, Francisca is also the creator of a popular blog franciscamatteoli blog She also writes short stories which have been published in a number of magazines including Air France Magazine and Senso Literary Magazine.


    267 Comments

    1. Um Well, I can't really recommend this book. It is full of luggage labels from the 1920s. Each chapter is a different part of the world. They give you 2 pages of talk about that part of the world from a rich-white-tourist point of view at that time, and then give you pages and pages of hotel labels from that area.I thought that the hotel labels were going to be more interesting and colorful. I was rather disappointed. Most were ugly and/or uninteresting.The things I DID like were: full page blac [...]


    2. This is a beautiful book. I know you aren't supposed to judge a book by it's cover, but it was the beauty of this book that made me pick it up and put it into my bag. It made me long for the past and want to travel to exotic locations, preferably with a giant steamer trunk.


    Leave a Reply