The Dove Crossbody - Vintage Monogram in Black

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This Dove was created from an authentic Louis Vuitton Blois that had seen better days.  She looks so different and unique now!

The bag's canvas is in great condition.  All of the brass hardware has been polished and looks amazing!!  The Vuittonite (see below) inside the front and interior pocket was a black gooey mess, but I scrubbed it clean, leaving a soft flannel lining.  The strap was not in great shape, so I removed it and added a black canvas strap that is adjustable from 30-52". It even comes with a cute LV-like charm.  I've conditioned and dyed all of the vachetta leather black, giving this bag a much needed facelift.  Finally, I added some black leather braided fringe to the front to give it a western feel.  

There is a large roomy interior compartment with one slot pocket inside, as well as a large exterior pocket, perfect for your phone, keys, etc. This bag has got enough room for just the right amount of things, coming in at W9.8 x H7.5 x D4.3inch".  

Please note:  The fringe can be shortened if desired.

A video of this bag has been added to my Instagram stores, and will be saved in the highlights called The Dove!

About Vuittonite:  Prior to 1997, Louis Vuitton lined many of its bags with a vinyl-like material known as Vuittonite. It was used (and patented) by Louis Vuitton because its resistance to water makes it easy to clean. Unfortunately, when exposed to high heat or humidity, Vuittonite begins to deteriorate and peel away from the edges of the bag. Over time, it becomes increasingly sticky, forming a residue (which, in extreme cases, is black in color) that transfers to anything placed inside the bag. If your Vuittonite is starting to get sticky, try putting some talcum powder inside, lightly coating it.  It works!!!