• Hi, I'm the owner and main administrator of Styleforum. If you find the forum useful and fun, please help support it by buying through the posted links on the forum. Our main, very popular sales thread, where the latest and best sales are listed, are posted HERE

    Purchases made through some of our links earns a commission for the forum and allows us to do the work of maintaining and improving it. Finally, thanks for being a part of this community. We realize that there are many choices today on the internet, and we have all of you to thank for making Styleforum the foremost destination for discussions of menswear and fashion.
  • STYLE. COMMUNITY. GREAT CLOTHING.

    Bored of counting likes on social networks? At Styleforum, you’ll find rousing discussions that go beyond strings of emojis.

    Click Here to join Styleforum's thousands of style enthusiasts today!

Only for connoisseurs

gefinzi

Senior Member
Joined
Jul 4, 2004
Messages
223
Reaction score
4
I was very impressed. I love the look of old fashioned travel trunks whether they are for suits or shoes.
But I can only imagine the price! I emailed to ask the cost of the smaller boxes.
 

horton

Senior Member
Joined
Mar 11, 2006
Messages
654
Reaction score
3
If they made one of these for aprotnoy, why do I get the sense it would be walk-in size; or maybe cargo container size.
 

zjpj83

Distinguished Member
Joined
Oct 25, 2004
Messages
9,464
Reaction score
26
Truly awesome, though I'm sure the price is utter lunacy.
 

aportnoy

Distinguished Member
Dubiously Honored
Joined
Mar 10, 2006
Messages
6,808
Reaction score
780
These harken back to an era where people embraced luxury and weren't afraid to indulge themselves. These are closer to artwork than storage.
 

Full Canvas

Distinguished Member
Joined
Mar 10, 2006
Messages
1,057
Reaction score
3
Originally Posted by zjpj83
Truly awesome, though I'm sure the price is utter lunacy.

You might be able to purchase a small condominium in some towns for the cost of those trunks!

_________________________________
 

LabelKing

Stylish Dinosaur
Joined
May 24, 2002
Messages
25,743
Reaction score
254
I suspect these are cheaper than Vuitton's trunks, which are about $40,000.

There's actually a fair niche market for these custom trunks; Vuitton said they refused an offer of a Japanese woman who wanted one specially fitted for her dining room china because it wasn't meant as a travel piece.
 

RJman

Posse Member
Dubiously Honored
Spamminator Moderator
Joined
Dec 10, 2004
Messages
18,849
Reaction score
610
Well, that's the thing. Ephtee and companies like Pinel & Pinel (which makes a Bang & Olufsen stereo/CD library trunk) are producing trunks which are not designed for travel. In essence, they're beautiful set pieces. That said, at Goyard I saw some sort of crazy DJ trunk that would only be portable in the loosest sense of the word.
 

Rocker

Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 14, 2004
Messages
80
Reaction score
0
Originally Posted by aportnoy
These harken back to an era where people embraced luxury and weren't afraid to indulge themselves.

Yeah, because modern American culture is all about asceticism.
 

Antoine

Member
Joined
Apr 13, 2006
Messages
15
Reaction score
0
I wouldn't compare Ephtee and Goyard who are real artisans with Pinel & Pinel.
Pinel's trunks look like plastic!
 

LabelKing

Stylish Dinosaur
Joined
May 24, 2002
Messages
25,743
Reaction score
254
Originally Posted by RJman
Well, that's the thing. Ephtee and companies like Pinel & Pinel (which makes a Bang & Olufsen stereo/CD library trunk) are producing trunks which are not designed for travel. In essence, they're beautiful set pieces. That said, at Goyard I saw some sort of crazy DJ trunk that would only be portable in the loosest sense of the word.
Assouline had a collaboration with Goyard to produce this book trunk filled with their Memoire texts:

 

Styleforum is proudly sponsored by

Featured Sponsor

Favorite knitwear under jackets/sport coats

  • Crewneck sweater

  • Turtleneck sweater

  • Long-sleeve polo

  • Vest

  • I don't like knitwear worn with jackets/sport coats


Results are only viewable after voting.

Related Threads

Forum statistics

Threads
454,398
Messages
9,841,936
Members
205,291
Latest member
schulerdens17
Top