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When Louis Met Murakami

| By: Tiffany Perez

When you hear the name Louis Vuitton, what comes to mind? Most would envision the iconic Monogram print or classic trunks for traveling. Louis Vuitton is a classic household luxury name that for many years would find ways to change their style and create memorable collections. Like many other designers, collaborations are ingenious for thinking outside of the box and injecting life into their collections.  Between 2002 and 2003, Louis Vuitton broke the mold of signature style when their creative director at the time, Marc Jacobs, collaborated with the ambitious Takashi Murakami. A Japanese artist with the talent to mesh...

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10 Myths About Authentic Louis Vuitton Bags [Updated]

| By: Tiffany Perez

If you visit any fashion chat forum, you will find countless myths about authentic Louis Vuitton bags. In fact, we found the myths to be so rampant that we decided to address some of them. If you are a Louis lover, you know that there are tons of unique pieces, limited editions, and variations to certain classic styles over time. It can be tricky to tell what "rules" are always true when it comes to authentic Louis Vuitton pieces, so getting some insider info to tell you what is fact versus fiction can be really helpful. In this blog, we explore ten of the Louis myths and help...

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The Artistry Behind the Logos

| By: Tiffany Perez

A strong logo behind a company's branding has the power to convey the business vision. It takes less than five seconds to grab a consumer's attention with your logo, it needs to be interesting enough to grab attention but also simple enough to not be too involved. While making that great first impression, containing the power to be iconic, and defining the brand image is important for the legacy of a brand. Logos hold a heavy amount of power in any business and can forever change their success and popularity. Imagine the work that went into creating the iconic logos...

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A Quick Guide to Authentic Louis Vuitton Date Codes: Updated

| By: Tiffany Perez

Did you know that you can learn about a Louis Vuitton bags history by looking at its date code? It is the key to finding out when and where a piece was manufactured. A date code is also one of the many aspects that we look at during our authentication process. One of the most helpful ways to determine whether a Louis Vuitton bag is authentic is verifying the date code because unlike other brands such as Chanel, LV bags do not come with authenticity cards. Louis Vuitton has been incorporating date codes in almost every bag, wallet, shoe style, and small leather piece since the early...

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How to Identify Authentic Louis Vuitton Bags

| By: Ali-Amb Split

With their massive popularity, Louis Vuitton bags have strong resale markets, which makes authenticity a huge topic. Over the years, we’ve received thousands of questions about authentication from our customers, so we designed this guide to answer the ones we hear the most. Louis Vuitton bags have a number of key authenticity indicators that include date codes, materials, and craftsmanship. This guide was designed to give a brief overview of all of them. As with any authenticity guideline, there are always exceptions, but here are some key points to look at when determining whether or not your Louis Vuitton bag is real.   [newsletter] Louis Vuitton...

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