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"If you really want to push the boat out—or the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner if you prefer flying to floating—then commission your own collection of bespoke suitcases. Louis Vuitton has been making bags to order since 1854 and fifth generation family member Patrick Louis Vuitton is currently in charge of the bespoke luggage division. One recent happy customer is fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who always travels with his collection of iPods—why, I cannot say—and wanted a specially built trunk in which to carry them." —Barry Didcock [Herald Scotland]