Louis Vuitton Speedy was created in 1930. It was originally named the Express before renaming it to the Speedy. The Louis Vuitton handbag is modeled after its Keepall, serving as an more casual version of the brand’s travel duffle. It was the first handbag introduced by the French Fashion House that was designed for everyday use.
It was first made popular by Audrey Hepburn in 1965, when she requested for the original Louis Vuitton Speedy to be sized-down. And that was when Louis Vuitton Speedy 25 was created. Marking a fundamental moment in Louis Vuitton’s history. Later on, Louis Vuitton Speedy 30, 35, and 40 were added to their collection. Since then, the tiny Speedy Nano has been released. Some Louis Vuitton Speedy are offered as bandouliere models, which simply means it comes with a removable crossbody strap.
The Louis Vuitton Bag is the oldest and the most classic Louis Vuitton bag. It was in 2001 when LV’s creative director at the time, Marc Jacobs forced changed the future of the Speedy. His collaboration with fashion designer and artist Stephen Sprouse to revamp the iconic Louis Vuitton speedy bag. To date there are over 50 different renditions of the Speedy bag. It is no doubt that Speedy Louis Vuitton will remain as an iconic piece in the world of fashion.