High quality materials for luxury bags
Guide to the most important materials for making designer bags
CANVAS BY LOUIS VUITTON MONOGRAM
Canvas is very often used to make handbags and small leather goods.
small leather goods. It consists of vinyl-impregnated cotton fabric, which is printed with the respective pattern. Canvas is much more robust and resistant compared to leather. Monogram is the design with stylised flowers and the letters LV
CANVAS BY LOUIS VUITTON IN DAMIER EBENE
In 1888, the Damier Canvas design was invented by Georges Vuitton. Damier is the French word for chessboard-like pattern. It was said to have been inspired by a tile backsplash in his kitchen at his French estate in Asniéres. This pattern comes in three colours and has great recognition value.
CANVAS BY LOUIS VUITTON IN DAMIER AZUR
Designed in 2006, this blue checkerboard pattern was created and inspired by the French Rivera.
CANVAS BY LOUIS VUITTON IN DAMIER GRAPHITE
This iconic motif, the Damier Graphite Canvas was designed in 2008. The canvas was presented for the 120th anniversary, as well as the Damier Cobalt Canvas and the embossed Damier Infini leather.
MONOGRAM BY LOUIS VUITTON IN MULTICOLOUR
This beautiful design was created in 2003 in collaboration with the artist Takashi Murakami. Many colours are used here, actually 33 colours that make up the special and extravagant pattern.
MONOGRAM BY LOUIS VUITTON IN VERNIS COLOUR
Vernis is a glossy lacquer. It is leather and is specially processed with coatings and then embossed in the classic Monogram.
It was created in 1997 and Marc Jacobs designed it as creative director at the time.
EPI LEATHER BY LOUIS VUITTON
This pigmented smooth leather has a special feel. It is worked with a special embossing. It is very strong and resistant and also wonderfully durable.
MONOGRAM EMPREINTE LEATHER BY LOUIS VUITTON
The finest calfskin is used here. Here, too, a special treatment and processing of the leather is necessary. The focus on this Monogram Empreinte leather makes it look unmistakable.
TAIGA LEATHER BY LOUIS VUITTON
Named after the special coniferous forest in TAIGA, which only exists in the far north, this leather by Louis Vuitton is a unique leather. The word Taiga comes from the Russian language. It was launched in 1993 and is only used for the men's collection.
MAHINA LEATHER BY LOUIS VUITTON
Mahina means "moon goddess". There is also a community called Mahina, located on the island of Tahiti in French Polynesia.
Louis Vuitton uses this Mahina leather for beautiful bags and accessories and designs new models for it again and again. It is made from the finest calfskin, pouch bags are very popular and Louis Vuitton made the CARMEL model in this Mahina leather with perforations in the Monogram pattern.
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