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Louis Vuitton Trophy Trunks

Victory travels in Louis Vuitton: The Maison presents a selection of its bespoke trunks designed for the world’s most prestigious sporting trophies.

Rugby World Cup

Louis Vuitton becomes the Official Trophy Travel Case Supplier of the Rugby World Cup France 2023 with a bespoke trunk that will showcase the coveted Webb Ellis Cup.

Marking a new chapter in Louis Vuitton’s long-standing relationship with the Rugby World Cup and after a first trophy case in 2015, the new trunk was hand-crafted by experienced artisans in the historic workshops in Asnières outside Paris. The exterior is covered in the legendary Monogram canvas, with a blue, white and red V reflecting the tournament’s colors and the Roman numerals XV representing the number of players in a rugby union team. The case is lined with rich Louis Vuitton leather in the same Pantone blue as the painted V detail, a first in the history of the Maison’s trophy trunks.

Benoît-Louis Vuitton, Corporate, Art, Culture and Patrimony Director of Louis Vuitton, and Claude Atcher, CEO of Rugby World Cup 2023, visit Louis Vuitton’s historic ateliers in Asnières.

Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco™ Trophy

For the very first time, in 2021 the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco™ Trophy is presented in a bespoke Louis Vuitton travel case.

Marking the beginning of a new partnership between Louis Vuitton and the Automobile Club de Monaco, the trunk showcases Louis Vuitton’s traditional know-how while drawing inspiration from the heritage of the Formula 1 Grand Prix de Monaco™. The iconic Monogram canvas is adorned with the red shade of the Monaco flag while the red lines, tracing the “V” for “Victory”, are rimmed with a white strip, reminiscent of the unique urban route of the track where driving excellence goes hand in hand with power and precision. This tailor-made trunk, in the colors of the Principality, holds the trophy depicting the 19 turns of the 3.337-kilometer track.

NBA’s Larry O’Brien Trophy

For the NBA Finals Champions, Louis Vuitton has specially designed trunks for the Larry O’Brien Trophy.

Launched in 2020, the global partnership with the National Basketball Association (NBA) established Louis Vuitton as the first-ever Official Trophy Travel Case provider and marked a new chapter in the Maison’s long history of custom trunks for the world’s most coveted trophies. Coated in the emblematic Monogram canvas, the trunk is fitted with traditional brass fixtures, and adorned with the iconic V in white with blue and red details. Inside, the NBA’s official dark blue color lines the case to showcase the Larry O’Brien Championship Trophy.

FIFA World Cup™ Trophy

Louis Vuitton has specially designed the trunks for the 2010, 2014, and 2018 FIFA World Cups™.

The FIFA World Cup™ Trophy Trunk Case has been carefully designed to protect and transport the trophy’s 6.175 kilograms of 18-carat gold and malachite. A gracious and intelligent means of transporting and displaying football’s greatest prize, this elegant case continues Louis Vuitton’s 160-year association with legends: from royalty, writers, explorers to the most recognizable trophy in the world.

League of Legends’ Summoner’s Cup

Louis Vuitton’s first eSport trophy case was first presented at the League of Legends 2019 World Championships in Paris.

As part of a pioneering partnership with Riot Games, the Maison crafted an exceptional and innovative trunk for the World Championship of League of Legends, the most popular multiplayer video game in the world. Combining traditional savoir-faire and ultra-modern high-tech elements inspired by the world of League of Legends, the unique trunk comprises of five ultra-powerful LEDs for the unveiling ceremony World Championship Finals in Paris in 2019 and in Shanghai in 2020.

Roland Garros’ Suzanne Lenglen Cup and Musketeers’ Cup

Louis Vuitton joined forces with the French Tennis Federation for the 2017 and 2018 editions of Roland Garros.

The Women’s Singles and Men’s Singles champions of Roland Garros’ tournament have won the prestigious Suzanne Lenglen Cup and the Musketeers’ Cup. These trophies were presented in two trunks designed by Louis Vuitton and present customized hand-paintings of the posters of both tournaments. This marks a legitimate collaboration for two illustrious French brands particularly attached to savoir-faire, excellence, art, and promoting Paris and France worldwide.

Dressed in the iconic Monogram canvas, these trunks are both fitted with signature brass corners and lock. The terracotta-colored interior evokes the clay surface. On the front, a "V" reminiscent of the lines on a tennis court adds the finishing touch to the trunk’s design.

Davis Cup Trophy

The coveted Davis Cup trophy – the men’s "world cup of tennis" – was featured in a bespoke Louis Vuitton Trophy Travel Case for the 2019 Davis Cup.

To perfectly showcase the cup’s unusual circular trunk that sits atop its remarkable oversized base, the handcrafted case opens at the top and on the two sides. Covered in Louis Vuitton’s iconic Monogram Macassar canvas, it features rich leather trimmings, palladium and brass clasps, as well as the Davis Cup logo printed on the interior of the lid.

America’s Cup

Louis Vuitton equipped the America’s Cup in 2017 with its bespoke trunk for the 35th competition of the oldest international sporting competition in the world.

Featuring a vivid scarlet V to reflect the new Louis Vuitton America’s Cup logo, the trophy trunk was handmade by three craftsmen, resulting in over 400 man-hours of work, through seven steps of fabrication in Louis Vuitton’s historical workshop in Asnières.