Louis Vuitton handbags are the epitome of luxury fashion. The brand was founded in 1854, by Louis Vuitton. Louis went on to establish this eponymous label and the rest is well known history….or is it? I am sure you have heard of the Speedy, Pochette and the Neverfull but are you aware of how many versatile bags LV has going right now? If not, then I’m here to help.
As most of us know the LV brand is synonymous with high-end designer bags, luggage, vanity cases, jackets and clothes. The Louis Vuitton brand is known for impeccable craftsmanship all while delivering
handbags that have transcended time and set fashion standards at their highest.
It’s hard to pick just one that stands out as “the bag”. In fact, it’s impossible. Still, I’ve made a little cheat sheet for you below with links to the current designs house’s newest colors and styles of some of my favorite LV Handbags.
You might just find that you too can’t just pick one as your absolute favorite.
Louis Vuitton Speedy - Introduced in 1930 - The Louis Vuitton Speedy was the LV’s response to the rapid advancement in transportation and industrialization of
the era.The Speedy is lightweight and compact and designed to accommodate all your essentials. The Speedy is available in sizes Nano, Speedy 20, 25, 30, 35 and 40 and in several colors and designs. Most Speedy
Louis Vuitton Keepall - Designed in 1930, the Keepall is a larger version of the LV Speedy. The Keepall is spacious enough to accommodate all your travel necessities. It has a rectangular shape that allows extra room to fit in all your clothes and travel items. Available in sizes of XS, 45, 50, 55 and 60 and comes in a wide range of colors and prints.
Brand New the Keepall Bandoulière 45 starts at $2,440.
Louis Vuitton Capucines - Launched in Fall 2013 - The Capucines bag is assembled in 250 steps and is an elegant example of pure sophistication. The Capucines bag is made of natural canvas, full-grain Taurillon leather, crocodilian leather and soft lambskin. Available in sizes BB, Mini and MM. The Capucines bag has a detachable crossbody strap and leather handles for the perfectly structured look. Over the past several years several variations of the Capucines Handbag have emerged with different variations, colors and looks. It is known to symbolize LV’s quest for excellence, creativity and craftsmanship. Brand new the Capucines Mini starts at $6,350
Louis Vuitton Alma- Designed in 1930 by the founder's grandson Gaston-Louis Vuittion. The Alma Handbag was named after the famous Alma Bridge in Paris. The Alma Handbag is known for its round dome-like structure, rolled leather handles and the luxury brands padlock. Available in sizes of BB, PM and MM. The Alma is also available in many patterns and colors. If you choose the Alma BB it has a detachable adjustable strap, which allows it to be worn as a crossbody or a shoulder bag. The Alma BB starts at $1760
Louis Vuitton Dauphine - The Dauphine was supposedly introduced in the 1970s. However, The LV House states Nicolas Ghesquière introduced the Dauphine for the Cruise 2019 Collection and it has continued to gain statu and success, putting out an effortless kind of cool. Created in a combination of the monogram and reverse monogram canvas, the Dauphine is also available in a variety of other materials like epi leather, calfskin and cowhide leather as well as denim. The Dauphine features the LV Circle logo. The bag also has a removable and adjustable leather strap as well as a chain strap. Available in sizes MM and PM the designer bag is available in mini and compact wallet sizes and variants like Dauphine East West, Dauphine Hobo and the Hobo PM. The Dauphine MM starts at $3800
Louis Vuitton Petite Malle - Nicolas Ghesquière was introduced during the Petite Malle in 2014. The LV Petite Malle has a hard boxy silhouette, showcasing the trunk’s rivets and rough look. Available in leather and canvas bodies, colors and new designs. The Petite Malle can be carried as a box clutch or worn across the body or hung from the shoulder by a detachable strap. Recently, with the introduction of the Petite Malle Souple the embossed leather and trunk-like shape lends the new design that offers a chic soft silhouette that can be worn easily and transform from day to night. Brand New the Petite Malle Souple starts at $3200 and the Petite Malle starts at $5700.
Louis Vuitton Twist - Launched in 2015 - The LV Twist has a short chain hand strap and a crossbody leather strap. This bag is comfortable, stylish and has a versatile design. The LV bag gets its name from the twist lock system below the flap closure. The LV Twist is redesigned and relaunched every season and is offered in many different colors and is made of LV’s signature epi leather, canvas and Madagascan raffia. Available in PM, MM and BM, the Twist MM starts at $4200.
Louis Vuitton Coussin - Released in Spring 2021 - The LV Coussin is known by its soft pillowy leather body and strikingly debossed LV monogram. The Coussin has a gold-finished chunky metal chain and a long fabric strap. The bag is made of soft calfskin or lambskin, the cushion-like bag comes in several colors and has 3 compartments. It is available in 3 sizes: PM, MM, and BB. The Coussin BB starts at $4050.
Louis Vuitton Boite Chapeau - Introduced in 2018 - The LV Boite Chapeau is a modern interpretation of the house’s traditional hat boxes. Available in Petite and Mini Versions the PM and MM. Also available in the classic monogram printed canvas as well as exotic leather variations and a variety of colors. This bag is spacious enough to hold all your everyday essentials. The Mini Boite Chapeau starts at $2370 and the Petite Boite Chapeau starts at $5300
Louis Vuitton Pochette Accessoires - Released in 1992 the LV Pochette Accessories is simple and a classic. I remember finding one at a resale shop for a mere couple hundred dollars and thought I hit the lottery. It was easy to love the LV Multi Pochette Accessoires bag (when it came out in 2019) which is like a larger toiletries bag and comes with a leather or chain strap or in some cases both. You can remove the straps and use it as a makeup kit as well. While the bag has a round coin purse, the double-zip closure and the separate pocket outside completes the look (Article from Lifestyle Asia). Available in the monogram and reverse monogram print, Damier Ebene canvas, cowhide leather, econyl and other materials, you can get the bag in an array of colors, sizes and styles. (Article from Lifestyle Asia)
Louis Vuitton Noé - Introduced in 1932 by Gaston-Louis Vuitton, the handbag was designed to carry champagne bottles. The bag has a sleek design with a drawstring closure to allow enough space for the bottle to fit in nicely. The bag comes in numerous colors, patterns and sizes as well as monogram printed Damier Ebene and Damier Azur canvases. It is available in the NéoNoé, the Nano Noé, the Petit Noé, the Noé BB, the Noé MM and the Noé purse. It also comes in leather as well as monogram printed Damier Ebene and Damier Azur canvases. Brand new, the LV Noé BB starts at $1620 and the Noé starts at $1960.
Louis Vuitton Loop - Introduced by Nicolas Ghesquière for the Cruise 2022 Collection, the LV Loop handbag is a half-moon baguette inspired by the Croissant bag first released by LV in the early 2000’s. It has a compact shape and a chain for shoulder carry as well as a crossbody leather strap. The Loop bag also has a front zip pocket, with the LV Circle logo. Brand New the Louis Vuitton Loop bag starts at $2370
Louis Vuitton Neverfull - Launched in 2007 - This LV bag is a spacious tote that can fit all your work essentials and daily necessities. It is an excellent travel bag, with a pouch that can detach and be used as a separate purse. Available in 3 sizes MM, PM, GM and are reversible. The PM starts at $1960 when bought new.
So, I bet you're ready for a glass of wine right… about… NOW! Right? I know I AM!
I’ve successfully got my Louis Vuitton “must haves” list down to my top 3, but I can’t choose just 1.
Just for reference and to maybe help you find your new LV bag, I have my eyes on the Petite Malle Souple, the Louis Vuitton Capucines and a new Speedy Bandoulière 30 My LV Heritage handbag for this season.
What Is Your Favorite Louis Vuitton Handbag Design?