The Cartouchière is a stunning timeless crossbody bag designed by Louis Vuitton around 1980. Real vintage lovers can eat their hearts out, because this bag is a true vintage piece. The estimated retail price for this beautiful bag is around €800 to €1000, but the bag was discontinued a long time ago. Who would've thought that the bag's name Cartouchière was army related? It comes from the army’s bandolier. A "bandolier" is a belt soldiers wore to carry their cartridges. The definition of cartridge belt in the dictionary is together formed of the socket and the projectile of the portable firearms. Well, we can tell you, this bag will hold all your precious weapons.
The Louis Vuitton Cartouchière in different sizes - Pinterest
Materials and details
On the Cartouchière bag, you can find the timeless Louis Vuitton monogram canvas. This monogram was first introduced in 1896. The overall material of the bag is coated canvas and the details are made of Vachetta cow-hide leather and gold plated hardware. The Cartouchière also comes in Epi leather, mostly in the colors black, blue, red, green and yellow. The bag can be worn on the shoulder or as a crossbody bag. The strap is adjustable. The flap of the bag can be closed with a buckle. This bag comes in 3 sizes: PM, MM and GM.
|PM (Petite Modele)||MM (Moyen Modele)||GM (Grand Modele)|
|16,5 x 5 x 15,2 CM||21 x 7,5 x 18 CM||24 x 8 x 22 CM|
We love how this vintage piece remains it's popularity up until today. We almost always have this bag in stock, and they sell out fast. Looking for your Cartouchière? Find out if we currently sell them via this link.
With love, Livvy