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Louis Vuitton Antigua Besace Messenger Bag Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing and discoloration on exterior and strap, marks on rear, base and in interior. Darkening and pilling on strap edges, scratches and tarnish ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Nil Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas 28
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, darkening, wear, scuffs and watermarks on leather trims, light wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Macassar Canvas S Lock Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Nicosia, CY
Features like a roomy zipped compartment, trunk-style leather handle and signature strap make this a stylish, user-friendly bag. Large front pocket. Large zipped compartment. Inside ...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Eclipse Canvas Trunk Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Nicosia, CY
This small rectangular bag features an adjustable and removable strap and numerous pockets, inside and out, to keep things organised and accessible. Inside: flat pocket. Strap drop: ...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Bosphore Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas GM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Heavy darkening, scuffs, wear and watermarks on leather trims, creasing on exterior and underneath flap. Pilling on strap, cracking on flap opening...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Saumur Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Darkening and wear on base, minor scuffs on leather trims, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 8", Width 9", Depth 2", Strap Dro...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Saumur Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Slight creasing on exterior and strap, light wear, darkening and scuffs on leather trims, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Measurements: Height 8", Widt...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Magnetic Messenger Bag Macassar Monogram Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior, indentation on flap. Minor wear on base corners. Minor scuffs on leather trims, small marks in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessorie...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Eclipse Canvas Steamer Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Nicosia, CY
Easy to carry with its removable strap, it offers a spacious zipped compartment plus an inside flat pocket and a front flap pocket with a secure magnetic closure. Strap drop: 45 cm. ...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Nil Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas 28
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Heavy peeling on strap base. Odor in interior. Creasing and wear on exterior and strap, darkening, wear, scuffs and watermarks on leather trims, cracking on shoulder...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Vintage Monogram Canvas Small Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Rome, Rome
Louis Vuitton Small Crossbody Bag, crafted in timeless LV monogram canvas. Upper zipper closure. Front open pocket. Removable monogram shoulder strap. 'LOUIS VUITTON Paris - made in ...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Beaubourg MM Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
This elegant and sleek Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Beaubourg MM Messenger Bag is perfect for the style conscious man or woman on the go. It features a large flap front that covers ...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Saumur Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, wear and darkening on leather trims and strap, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Box, Dust Bag Measurements: Height 8"...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Nil Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas 28
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior and strap, minor darkening, wear and scuffs on leather trims. Heavy bubbling in interior pocket, scratches on hardware. Access...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Vintage Monogram Canvas Tuileries Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Rome, Rome
Louis Vuitton Vintage Monogram Canvas 'Tuileries' Messenger Bag. Monogram Canvas and genuine leather. Adjustable leather shoulder strap. Upper zipper closure. Interior fully lined in...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Terre Messenger Bag Damier Geant Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Darkening, scuffs, wear and watermarks on leather trims and strap, marks underneath flap. Creasing, heavy discoloration and glue stains in interior...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Bosphore MM Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Rome, Rome
LOUIS VUITTON 'Bosphore MM' crafted in timeless monogram canvas with vacchetta leather trim. Flap with magnetic hidden closure. It features 1 large zip pocket on the front and a D-Ri...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton LV x NBA Nil Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Box, Luggage Tag Measurements: Height 8", Width 10", Depth 4", Strap Drop 18-21" Designer: Louis Vuitton Model: LV...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Odyssey Messenger Bag Monogram Eclipse Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Slight odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, minor wear and light marks on leather trims and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measu...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene Canvas Leather Naviglio Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold-tone hardware, dark brown leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, three interior compartm...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene Canvas Leather Broadway Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown and tobacco Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Broadway messenger bag with dark brown leather trim, gold-tone hardware, red canvas lining, dual interior slit pockets, dua...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Trio Messenger Bag Reverse Monogram Eclipse Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Moderate odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, wear on base corners, wear and scuffs on leather trims. Minor wear and darkening on strap, wear and marks in interio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Taimyr Messenger Bag Taiga Leather and Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Minor wear and creasing on exterior and strap, wear and marks underneath flap and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Me...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Explorer Messenger Bag Monogram Eclipse Canvas MM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing, minor wear and light marks on leather trims, underneath flap and in interior, scuffs on leather trims. Stains in rear pocket, scratc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene Canvas Leather Broadway Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown and tobacco Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Broadway messenger bag with dark brown leather trim, gold-tone hardware, red canvas lining, dual interior slit pockets, dua...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Reporter PM Messenger Crossbody Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Rome, Rome
This beautiful Bag will come with a Certificate of Authenticity provided by Entrupy. The certificate will be provided at no further cost. LOUIS VUITTON 'Reporter PM' crafted in time...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Voyager Messenger Bag Monogram Eclipse Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Wear on base corners, creasing on exterior, scuffs on leather trims and shoulder pad. Minor wear and small marks underneath flap and in interior, scratches on h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Soft Trunk Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Minor scuffs and indentations on leather trims, scratches and tarnish on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, With Strap Measurements: Height 8", Width 10", Depth 2", S...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Damier Ebene Canvas Leather Naviglio Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown and tan Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold-tone hardware, walnut leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, three interior comp...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Damier Graphite canvas District PM Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Nicosia, CY
A stylish and easy-to-wear messenger bag, the new District PM is the ideal companion for everyday life. With its elegant details and its lightweight and surprisingly spacious interio...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Sayan Messenger Bag Taiga Leather and Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Light odor in interior. Minor creasing on exterior, light wear on opening edge and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Hei...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Alpha Canvas Leather Satellite Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Silver monogram coated canvas Louis Vuitton Alpha messenger bag complete with a nylon strap and leather trim, single zip closure, one rear flat pocket and two flat pockets interior w...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Soft Trunk Messenger Bag Monogram Canvas MM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Slight odor in interior. Light creasing on exterior and strap, minor darkening, wear and scuffs on leather trims and strap. Small marks in interior, scratches a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Bass Messenger Bag Macassar Monogram Canvas MM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Moderate wear, marks, scuffs and creasing on exterior leather trims, wear, discoloration and pilling on strap. Heavy wear and peeling on strap trim and strap base tr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Odyssey Messenger Bag Monogram Eclipse Canvas MM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, wear on base corners and in interior, minor scuffs on leather trims, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Saratov Messenger Bag Taiga Leather and Canvas GM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Moderate wear, scuffs and creasing on exterior and strap, heavy discoloration on front and rear, heavy wear on base corners. Fraying on rear pocket opening edge, wea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Glaze Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing and light marks on exterior, creasing and minor scuffs on strap, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 7", Width 10.5", D...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Black Monogram Eclipse Coated Canvas Saumur Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Nicosia, CY
A blend of Monogram Eclipse canvas and black grained leather gives a modern twist to Saumur signatures like the buckled strap, updated with a magnetic closure. This is an on-trend, ...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Leather Saumur 35 cm Messenger Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown and tan monogram coated canvas Louis Vuitton Saumur 35 with gold-tone hardware, tan vachetta leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, light brown canvas lining, dua...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton LV x NBA Nil Messenger Bag Monogram Antarctica Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior and strap, light glue stain on front base corner, darkening on front pocket trim and zipper tape. Moderate wear and stain...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Alpha Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Galaxy Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior, wear and scuffs on leather trims, wear and marks on strap. Minor wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Meas...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Alpha Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Satellite Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Heavy odor in interior. Small mark on front, minor scuffs, creasing and wear on exterior, wear and small marks in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Ac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Alpha Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Galaxy Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing on exterior, light wear on rear pocket edge and in interior, minor wear and marks on strap, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Glaze Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing and light wear on exterior, minor scuffs on leather trims and shoulder pad, scratches and slight discoloration on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag Measureme...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Red Canvas Cup Bosphore Calvi Messenger Bag with material canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Louis Vuitton Red Canvas Cup Bosphore Calvi Messenger Bag with material canvas, gold-tone hardware, trim tan vachetta leather, interior slip pockets and zipper closure. 42257MSC
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Eclipse Glaze Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Slight creasing on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 7", Width 10", Depth 2", Strap Drop 11-24" Designer: Louis ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Men's brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Dorsoduro messenger bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Men's brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Dorsoduro messenger bag with gold-tone hardware, adjustable flat shoulder strap, dual slit pockets at exterior, dual compartments...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Eclipse Glaze Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing and scuffs on exterior and shoulder pad, wear on opening corners and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Heig...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Eclipse Glaze Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Slight odor in interior. Minor creasing and scuffs on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 7.5", Width 10", Depth 1.5",...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Discovery Messenger Bag Flash Fragment Monogram Eclipse Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Marks and slight creasing on exterior, moderate cracking on strap base wax edges. Minor scuffs on leather trims, scuffs and indentations underneath shoulder pad...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Monogram Eclipse Glaze Canvas PM
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Light creasing on exterior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Height 8", Width 11", Depth 1.5", Strap Drop 11-24" Designer: Louis...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Limited Edition Chapman Savane Monogram Canvas BB
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior, wear and scuffs on leather trims, minor wear and marks ons strap, underneath flap and in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dus...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Brown and tan Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown and tan Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with brass hardware, walnut leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, three interior compartm...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Broadway messenger bag with dark
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Broadway messenger bag with dark brown leather trim, gold-tone hardware, red canvas lining, dual interior slit pockets, dual exteriror ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Cream and navy Damier Azur coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio Messenger bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Cream and navy Damier Azur coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio Messenger bag with brass hardware, tan vachetta leather trim, single adjustable flat canvas shoulder strap, beige canv...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold-tone hardware, walnut leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, three interior compartments...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold-tone hardware, walnut leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, three interior compartments...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Irvine, CA
Brown Damier Ebene coated canvas Louis Vuitton Naviglio messenger bag with gold-tone hardware, walnut leather trim, single adjustable flat shoulder strap, three interior compartments...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Papillon Trunk Bag Monogram Canvas
By Louis Vuitton
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Extra Strap, With Strap Measurements: Handle Drop 6.5", Height 4", Width 8", Depth 4", Strap Drop 21-25" Designer:...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Papillon Trunk Bag
By Louis Vuitton
Located in Nicosia, CY
With a sporty take, this bag combines canvas with a white leather trim. It also features a round zippy coin purse. Strap: removable, adjustable. Strap drop: 30 cm. Strap drop max: 52...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

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  • Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Papillon Trunk Bag
  • Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Papillon Trunk Bag
  • Louis Vuitton Monogram Canvas Papillon Trunk Bag
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Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Canvas For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are many options to choose from in our collection of louis vuitton messenger bag canvas. If you’re looking for Black louis vuitton messenger bag canvas and you’re unable to find the right fit, there are plenty of variations in Brown, Beige and more. Making the right choice when shopping for these accessories may mean looking at versions that date from different eras — you can find early iterations from the 20th Century and newer versions made as recently as the 21st Century, all of which have proven very popular over the years. If you’re browsing our inventory for these accessories, you’ll find that many are available today for women, but there are still pieces to choose from for men and unisex.

How Much are Louis Vuitton Messenger Bag Canvas?

On average, louis vuitton messenger bag canvas on 1stDibs sell for $1,104, while they’re typically $240 on the low end and $7,795 for the highest priced versions of these items.

Louis Vuitton Biography and Important Works

The story behind iconic luxury brand Louis Vuitton — best known for its esteemed handbags, crossbody bags, 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 Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags for You

Stylish and practical, vintage and designer crossbody bags and messenger bags are ideal for all occasions, from lunch dates to errands to sunny afternoons in the park to formal affairs.

Messenger bags are a fashion staple. A shoulder bag that’s designed to be durable and lightweight, messenger bags offer comfort and convenience when carrying heavy items, and while their functionality is comparable to that of standard backpacks, you don’t have to take your bag off to get into its compartments and various zippered pockets. This is a sophisticated accessory — it sits flat against your body and provides easy access to your belongings at all times.

Our love for vintage handbags and purses goes back a long time. For as long as we’ve needed to carry around personal items to and from our homes, handbags of some fashion have been in our lives. Bag design evolved notably during the later Middle Ages to meet the needs of increasingly prosperous, sophisticated and diverse societies. As craftspeople grew in skill, and the choice of materials and dyes increased, the bags’ exteriors were embellished to please the eye and signify status. In our modern era, there is a vast range of iconic handbags and other bags to choose from.

Crossbody bags, which were designed to be worn on one side of the body so that the long strap is looped over the opposite shoulder, have been popular and versatile accessories over time, thankfully improving upon the medieval-era crude leather and silk coin purses that Europeans fastened to their belts as well as the drawstring pouches of the Renaissance, which held money as often as they did flowers and spices. These bags — as well as the stylish messenger bags that have materialized during the 20th century — weren’t bound by gender when they first appeared, and they certainly aren’t today.

For an alluring alternative to a satchel or backpack, luxury houses and various legendary brands such as Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and others offer a wide range of crossbody bags and messenger bags for the discerning bag enthusiast. Find these bags in all shapes and sizes on 1stDibs.