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History and visit Longchamp in Paris
Longchamp is a large French company leather goods, ready-to-wear, bag, shoes and other fashion accessories (watches, scarves, belts ...). Its headquarters are located in Paris, No. 404 Rue Saint Honoré, in the first district. It was founded by Jean Cassegrain in 1948. It is currently headed by Philippe Cassegrain. In 2012, its turnover reached almost half a billion euros. She has more than two hundred shops worldwide. The brand is also present in nearly two thousand outlets in a hundred countries.
Sophie Delafontaine took over the artistic direction of the brand. Often, the company uses the services of artists and designers for special models of their luggage and bags. Sometimes these models are produced in limited numbers, to the delight of a few privileged customers. For example, in 1971, the French painter and photographer, Serge Mendjisky Customisable some Longchamp bags by affixing patchworks of leather on them. In 2004, the company worked with the English designer Thomas to take out the "zip bag" bags built around a long zipper. Given the craftsmanship and industrial excellence of the house Longchamp, the French government has discerned him the label initiated the Living Heritage. Regarding the Longchamp store in Paris, she opens Monday to Saturday from 10 am to 19 pm. It is served by metro stations Concorde, Tuileries and Madeleine.
Since 1940, Jean Cassegrain was the owner of a civet. Eight years later, he founded his company and called Jean Cassegrain and company. Through this company, he was widely distribute its leather-wrapped items for smokers. As the name Cassegrain was already used by another company at the time, Jean Cassegrain was selling its products under the brand Longchamp was one of the names of the racetrack the Bois de Boulogne. Since 1955, the family company launched into small leather goods such as bags and wallets for men. In the 1960s, she made luggage nylon canvas and leather. In 1971, she offered her first bag for ladies. Shortly after, the main business of the House is basa in Longchamp luggage and leather goods. Catalogs hardly presented smoking article from 1978. Following the death of Jean Cassegrain in 1972, his wife Renee Cassegrain took over management of the family business. His son Philip the Cassegrain succeeded in 1980.
In 1982, the House extended its production facilities abroad by opening a factory in Mauritius. In 1988, he opened his first boutique in Paris, located in the Rue St. Honore, at number 390. In 1993, Philippe Cassegrain worked with Isabelle Guyon to create their first foldable bag. Designed in nylon fabric, this type of bag quickly became the iconic product of the brand Longchamp and made his biggest success. In order to have a sales area of more space, the company moved to number 404 rue Saint-Honoré in 1999. In 2006, he opened his flagship boutique called La Maison Unique in New York's SoHo district . In 2011, it inaugurated its new store based in Hong Kong. Covering an area of four hundred square meters, is the second largest Longchamp boutique in the world, after New York.
Transfer to Longchamp in Paris
Longchamp is located 23.6 kilometers from Orly Airport, 28.3 km from Roissy Charles de Gaulle Airport and 85.5 km from the airport of Beauvais.