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Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Heavy wear on base corners, marks, creasing and wear on exterior and strap, minor wear on handle. Cracking on handle, opening and strap wax edges, wear and stains in...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 11 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Canyon Backpack Utah Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing on and minor scuffs on exterior and straps, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 3", Height 16", Width 11.5", Depth...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Wear on opening and base corners, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Extra Strap, With Strap Measurements: Handle Drop 3", Height 8.5", Width 6", Depth 4", Strap D...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Soho brown leather backpack
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Capri, IT
Louis Vuitton Soho brown leather backpack
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1990s Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Alpha Backpack Taurillon Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing and scuffs on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop 1.5", Height 17.5", Width 13", Depth 6.5", Strap Drop 8-16.5...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Avenue Backpack Damier Infini Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing, wear and scuffs on exterior and straps, wear and marks in interior, scratches and discoloration on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements:...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Clapton Backpack Damier and Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Stains in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: With Strap Measurements: Handle Drop 2", Height 8.5", Width 7.5", Depth 4.5", Strap Drop 16-19" Designer...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

LOUIS VUITTON Lockme Backpack in Gold Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Clichy, FR
- Designer: LOUIS VUITTON - Model: Lockme - Condition: Very good condition. - Accessories: Dustbag, Purchase tag - Measurements: Width: 18cm, Height: 21cm, Depth: 9cm, Strap: 75cm -...
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2010s Backpacks

  • LOUIS VUITTON Lockme Backpack in Gold Leather
  • LOUIS VUITTON Lockme Backpack in Gold Leather
  • LOUIS VUITTON Lockme Backpack in Gold Leather
  • LOUIS VUITTON Lockme Backpack in Gold Leather
H 8.27 in. W 7.09 in. D 3.55 in.
Louis Vuitton Christopher Backpack Vachetta Leather GM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Moderate creasing on exterior, bubbling underneath flap, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Charms Measurements: Handle Drop 1", Height 19", Width 16",...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Christopher Backpack Vachetta Leather GM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Minor scuffs and creasing on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Charms Measurements: Handle Drop 1.5", Height 19", Width 16", Depth 5", Str...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Michael NM Backpack Damier Infini Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing and scuffs on exterior, wear on base corners. Discoloration in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop 1.5", H...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Montsouris Backpack NM Monogram Canvas with Leather PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Moderate darkening, scuffs, wear and watermarks on leather trims and straps, cracking on drawstring wax edges. Minor wear underneath flap and in interior, scrat...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Brand New Louis Vuitton Backpack in black Taurillon leather embossed
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Paris, Paris
This medium-sized Christopher PM backpack offers two exterior side pockets and many functional interior pockets. Crafted from Taurillon leather embossed with the Monogram motif, it f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Palm Springs Backpack Limited Edition Embossed Epi Space Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing and scuffs along opening and rear, minor wear and slight loss of shape on handle, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Hand...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in red leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable should straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawstring cl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather is a youthful daily companion for active fashionista. Crafted in black leather, this chic backpack features a leather top handle,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather is a youthful daily companion for the active fashionista. Crafted in blue and nude leather, this chic backpack features a leather...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in lavender leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable should straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawstri...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  •  Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  •  Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  •  Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  •  Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8 in. D 4.5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in black leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable should straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawstring ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather is a youthful daily companion for the active fashionista. Crafted in blue and nude leather, this chic backpack features a leather...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Wear and discoloration on exterior, underneath flap and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 3", Height 10", W...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 9 in. D 5.5 in. Dm 9 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather is a youthful daily companion for active fashionista. Crafted in black leather, this chic backpack features a leather top handle,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in pink and neutral leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Epi Leather Backpack
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Melbourne, Victoria
Black Louis Vuitton Epi Mabillon backpack featuring gorgeous soft grey alcantara lining, inner pocket, inner gold toned key chain loop adjustable shoulder staps, gold toned hardware ...
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2010s Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in beige and blue leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather is a youthful daily companion for active fashionista. Crafted in black leather, this chic backpack features a leather top handle,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Wear and discoloration on exterior, underneath flap and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 3", Height 10", Wid...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 9 in. D 5.5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Estimated Retail Price: $2,900 Condition: Excellent. Minimal wear on exterior and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 2.5", Heig...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Darkening and wear on base, mark on handle, creasing on straps. Minor wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather is a lightweight daily companion for active women. Crafted in black leather, this backpack features leather top handle, adjustabl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in black leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawstrin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather, crafted in black leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawstrin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Minor wear on base corners and handle, creasing on exterior, cracking on strap base and side opening wax edges. Wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Access...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
  • Louis Vuitton  Lockme Backpack Leather
H 10 in. W 8.5 in. D 5 in.
Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leatherr is a perfect piece for on-the-go moments. Crafted from black epi leather, this backpack features subtle stamped LV logo, e...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini is a youthful daily companion for active fashionistas. Crafted in black leather, this chic backpack features a leather top h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Minor scuffs on base trim, slight wear on pocket and rear opening trim, cracking on strap wax edges, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini, crafted in metallic gold leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather, crafted from black epi leather, features dual adjustable shoulder straps, subtle stamped LV logo, exterior back zip pocket, oversize...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini, crafted in black leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and gold-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawst...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Arsene Backpack Taurillon Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Arsene Backpack Taurillon Leather, crafted from gray taurillon leather, features rolled top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, flap with buckle closure and silver...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini is a youthful daily companion for active fashionistas. Crafted in black leather, this chic backpack features a leather top h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini, crafted in blue and neutral leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lo...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather, crafted from brown epi leather, features subtle stamped LV logo, exterior back zip pocket, dual adjustable shoulder straps, oversize...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather, crafted from orange epi leather, features dual adjustable shoulder straps, subtle stamped LV logo, exterior back zip pocket, oversiz...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather is a perfect piece of work for on-the-go moments. Crafted from purple grey epi leather, this backpack features subtle stamp...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Anton Backpack Taiga Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Damaged. Defective zipper track. Minor creasing on handle and near base, faint wear on exterior and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather is a perfect piece of work for on-the-go moments. Crafted from brown epi leather, this backpack features subtle stamped LV ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather is a perfect piece for work or on-the-go moments. Crafted from mimosa yellow epi leather, this backpack features subtle sta...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather is a perfect piece for on-the-go moments. Crafted from black Epi leather, this backpack features subtle stamped LV logo, ex...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini is a youthful daily companion for active fashionista. Crafted in black calf leather, this chic backpack features a leather t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini, crafted in gold metallic leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and silver-tone hardware. Its turn-lock ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Grigori Backpack Taiga Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Grigori Backpack Taiga Leather, crafted from black taiga leather, features rolled top handle, adjustable backpack straps, front zip pocket, and silver-tone hardwar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather, crafted from brown epi leather, features exterior front zip pocket, dual adjustable shoulder straps, oversized D-ring top handle, an...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather, crafted from black epi leather, features subtle stamped LV logo, exterior back zip pocket, dual adjustable shoulder straps, oversize...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This Louis Vuitton Lockme Backpack Leather Mini, crafted in black leather, features a leather top handle, adjustable shoulder straps, and gold-tone hardware. Its turn-lock and drawst...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Anton Backpack Taiga Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Slight creasing on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 16", Width 11", Depth 7", Strap Drop 10-16" Designer: Louis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Mabillon Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Scuffs on exterior, minor scuffs on straps, cracking in interior of pockets, splitting on strap and strap base wax edges, minor wear in interior and tarnish and scra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Alex Backpack Taiga Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Minor wear on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop 1", Height 17", Width 11.5", Depth 5", Strap Drop 7.5-16" Designer: L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
This authentic Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather is a stylish and practical bag for work or casual excursions. Crafted from Louis Vuitton's signature epi leather in kenyan ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

  • Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
  • Louis Vuitton Gobelins Backpack Epi Leather
H 13.5 in. W 8.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Louis Vuitton Anton Backpack Taiga Leather
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Slight creasing on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 16", Width 11", Depth 7", Strap Drop 10-16" Designer: Lou...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

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Louis Vuitton Leather Backpack For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary louis vuitton leather backpack for your needs in our varied inventory. If you’re looking for an option in Black and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Brown, Blue and more. Finding the perfect louis vuitton leather backpack may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions were made as early as the 20th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 21st Century, can also be found on the site. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Louis Vuitton Leather Backpack?

The price for a louis vuitton leather backpack starts at $170 and tops out at $10,090, and on average, selling for $1,945.

louis-vuitton Biography and Important Works

The story behind iconic luxury brand Louis Vuitton — best known for its esteemed handbags, leather goods, ready-to-wear clothing and more — is one of craft and innovation in the worlds of fashion, jewelry and furniture.

The company’s modest origins can be traced back to when its founder, Louis Vuitton (1821–92), wishing to free himself from the conventional lifestyle in his provincial French city of Anchay as well as a difficult stepmother, left in the early 1830s to make a new life in Paris. The young Vuitton was 13 at the time and would need to travel on foot to get to the capital, which was hundreds of miles away. With stops along the way to make money so that he could forge ahead, the journey took a couple of years, but reward was close at hand.

When he arrived in Paris, Vuitton made a living with his hands. He toiled as a box maker and packer for more than a decade and built relationships with royals and members of the upper class while working for the empress of France, Eugenie de Montijo. In 1854, Vuitton launched his namesake company. The craftsman opened a humble workshop on rue Neuve des Capucines and advertised his services with a small poster that read: “Securely packs the most fragile objects. Specializing in packing fashions.”

Long before his brand would become known globally for its exemplary top-handle bags and stylish totes, Vuitton produced stackable and rectangular trunks. The most common trunks of the era were round, which weren’t ideal for toting and storing. In 1858, Vuitton debuted his lightweight, handcrafted canvas trunks, which were sturdy, rugged and equipped with convenient compartments. Travel’s popularity broadened in the late 19th century, and Vuitton’s trunks could easily be packed into train cars and ships — upright trunks meant hanging wardrobe storage that would allow his clients to transport their sophisticated garments without worry. Demand increased and the company grew. When Louis Vuitton died in 1892, control of the luxury house was passed onto his only son, Georges Vuitton.

In 1914, a Louis Vuitton store opened at 70 Champs-Élysées. The largest travel-goods store in the world at the time, it became the company’s flagship.

The Louis Vuitton brand embodies all the attributes of luxury, from the craftsmanship, exclusivity and relevance to heritage. It’s only appropriate that it boasts one of the most recognizable insignias — the imaginative interlocking of letters and fleurettes — in the fashion world. The famous LV monogram was first used in 1896 as part of an initiative by Georges to prevent counterfeiting of his coveted new line of travel trunks. It’s one of the earliest examples of fashion branding.

The LV monogram would soon appear on everything from bags and various fashion accessories to alligator-skin champagne cases, from stylish apparel and earrings to teddy bears and airplane models.

On 1stDibs, the unmistakable insignia can be found on both modern and vintage Louis Vuitton shoulder bags, suitcases, original 19th-century trunks, jackets and more.

Finding the Right Handbags and Purses for You

An integral part of fashion, handbags and purses have been indispensable accessories ever since we began to carry around personal items. Level of craftsmanship, style and shape matters — from coin purses in ancient Greece to early 20th-century opera bags and onward, handbags have evolved considerably over the years to meet our needs and desires, whether or not you happen to be prioritizing functionality over a flashy exterior.

Once, a single “It” handbag ruled each fashion season. No more. Today, handbag lovers are savvier and have a wider range of shopping options. Nevertheless, classic bags still rule.

“It is not a fashion bag — it is a statement bag,” says Mightychic's Debra Kent of Hermès's widely beloved accessories. “When you carry an iconic Hermès bag — Birkin, Kelly, Constance — no one knows how long you have been into this culture or if you are a newbie. Your status is validated immediately.”

First released in 1997, Fendi's Baguette rose to fame along with Carrie Bradshaw, the Sex and the City character portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker. Recently, the design has seen such a resurgence in popularity that Fendi has reissued it.

They are part of design history, so owning a handbag has meaning. As New York–based fashion historian Sarah C. Byrd says, “You have made the choice to invest in this piece because you understand the value of it in the past and in the future to come.”

From a 1980s Chanel black leather quilted mini buckle bag to the rare Hermès Birkin 30cm Himalayan with diamond hardware to a range of 19th century bags, find a rich variety of vintage and designer handbags and purses spanning numerous brands on 1stDibs — seasonal “It” designation no longer needed.