Louis Vuitton’s Capucines bag is named after a Parisian street.
Louis Vuitton Capucines bag showing the LV initials
Louis Vuitton’s Capucines bag with flap covering initials showing the monogram flower.
Some designer bags are true classics through their history and possibly a celebrity that wore it or designed it. Some bags are given names that comes from the fashion house’s history. Louis Vuitton’s Capucine is the latter, a bag that has been named with reference to its history.
Louis Vuitton’s Capucine bag was introduced in the Fall/Winter 2013 Collection and exists in three sizes, Mini, BB and PM. this sought-after bag, is often out of stock with a long waiting list.
The Capucine bag was named after the street, Rue Des Capucines, in Paris where Louis Vuitton started their first store in 1854.
This bag is in a way two bags as it can be carried and worn in two ways. Either you hide the front flap inside the bag and the LV initials are shown. alternatively you can use the “hidden” flap and cover the LV initials revealing the monogram flower.
Louis Vuittons Capucines väska är döpt efter adressen, rue des Capucines i Paris ,där Louis Vuitton öppnade sin första butik 1854.