Debuting the Fall/ Winter collection of 2013, The Capucines Bag has the essence of old-money elegance, but it still has that modern glam to it. The bag itself is very practical; it has room for all necessities and then some. The logo is subtle, the flap once tucked in. You will see the Louis Vuitton logo. The flap has the classic monogram flower. The bag itself comes in three sizes: Mini, BB, PM and various exotic leathers such as python, alligator, ostrich, crocodile and lizard. The Capucine Bag was named after the street, Rue Des Capucines, in Paris. Louis Vuitton started their first store in 1854 on Rue Des Capucine. You are in luck! We have two Capucines still in stock! Black and Beige Capucine: Ivory Capucine: Bag lovers, what is your opinion on the Capucine?
The origin of the word tote is “to carry” with roots dating back to the 17th century. In the West African language, Kikonho, the word “tota” means to “pick up”. In Kimbundu, the word “tuta” means “carry;load” and in Swahili “tuta” means “pick up,carry”. Did you know that the first tote bags were originally worn around the waist? Back in the day, if your tote was embellished or embroidered, it was a status symbol of wealth. In 1940, LL Bean created their first tote bag to carry Ice and Wood. This practical canvas bag was made to last – it’s now known as a boat bag (because of its broad shape). In the 1960s, Bonnie Cashin started a tote collection called Cashin Carry tote bag which is now known as Coach. Her collection was spacious, colorful, beautiful, modern and made […]
First Chanel, then Hermes, now Louis Vuitton, fashion God’s say it ain’t so! Louis Vuitton just announced this week that it will be raising their prices in response to increased manufacturing costs, transportation costs and inflation in the global market. Which means Louis Vuitton all over the world will be affected. This price increase will affect leather goods, fashion accessories and perfumes. Every item has its own price increase, averaging an overall price increase of 20%. Even though in 2021, Louis Vuitton had a strong fourth quarter and they had a record revenue of 71.5 Billion USD – which is a 40% increase over last year. “The price adjustment takes into account changes in production costs, raw materials, transportation as well as inflation,” Louis Vuitton CEO Bernard Arnault said in a statement to Reuters. Brace yourself, the chart below contains […]