RIMOWA is a luggage manufacturer. The company was founded in 1898, in Cologne, Germany. In 2016, LVMH acquired an 80% stake in the company. In 1898, Paul Morszeck and Heinrich Görtz founded the company under the name Görtz & Morszeck. By 1900, Paul Morszeck remained as the only director of the company. In 1931, his son, Richard Morszeck, became involved in the company and registered the trademark RIMOWA at the Reich Patent Office in Berlin. “Rimowa” is an acronym for Richard Morszeck Warenzeichen (with Warenzeichen meaning trademark).Thank you for reading this post, don't forget to subscribe!
In the 1930s, a fire in their factory burned most of their materials leaving only aluminum. As a result, Rimowa used metal cases. In 2000, the company introduced polycarbonate in box construction. Rimowa produces its products in its own factories in Germany, Czech Republic, Canada and Brazil. In 2013, 5,800 cases were produced daily. In 2017, Rimowa joined the LVMH Group and became its first German subsidiary, with Alexandre Arnault becoming CEO of the company. LVMH acquired an 80% stake for 640 million euros. In 1937, the first suitcases with grooves were produced. Made from duraluminium, an alloy of aluminium and magnesium.
Originally, the parallel-grooved aluminum structure was used to stabilize the thin aluminum, now this is the RIMOWA signature, protected as a trademark. Most recently the RIMOWA company signed a deal with Dior to produce men’s luxury luggage collaboration which had something for everyone, From clutch’s to icebox bag’s with signature wine bottle tops just seals the standard level for Dior.
This collaboration that comes from the creative direction of Kim Jones is yet another stamp of approval why he’s the perfect match for the house Dior There are five bags in total all ranging from size to size, The largest one is also very easy to use with the wheels and a heavy aluminum case that sinks to the ground in a perfect light weight