The Harrier Crossbody Bag in Tan Monogram

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This beautiful new style bag called the Harrier was created from a gorgeous authentic Louis Vuitton Boulogne 30!!  The zipper was broken, so I removed the top section and gave it some new life!! 

The vachetta on this bag is in pretty good shape, so I just conditioned it.  The top of this larger bag (W 11.8" x H 7" x D 3.8") is stitched by hand with tan leather lace.  The interior was thoroughly cleaned, and is in really good condition!  The interior pocket zipper was broken, but I've mended it and removed the Vuittonite inside, leaving a soft gray flannel fabric.  I added brass eyelets to the side to secure the brass O-Ring clasp for the handle.  The new handle is a 6-strand tab braided leather strap that is flat where it sits on your shoulder, and round towards the brass clasps.  It is 48" long and has a fringe that can be trimmed down if desired.   There are hidden magnetic snaps inside keeping your items secure. 

Please note:  These are vintage bags, and will show some wear.  I try to call out everything, but please make sure to look at the pictures!!

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!!!