To be perfect honest, it’s been a long time since I even felt 100% sure that Louis Vuitton was still making its brightly color Monogram Multicolore canvas. It’s a look I associate so heavily with the early 2000s, with Jessica Simpson when she was still married to Nick Lachey and toting her Louis Vuitton Monogram Multicolor Speedy all over MTV on Newlyweds, and when the economy crashed and Simpson and Lachey got divorced and people mostly stopped wearing Juicy Couture sweatsuits, the majority of Vuitton customers moved back to regular monogram or on to one of the brand’s other materials. Something as taste-specific as Monogram Multicolore can only stay on top for so long.

That’s why I was a bit surprised to find the Louis Vuitton Heartbreaker recently. In both stingray-trimmed and full canvas versions, it’s a new Multicolore option that might have people considering the material who haven’t thought of it in a long time. I wasn’t a fan of the look the first time around (at all), but with a full pink stingray flap, dare I say that I’m intrigued? Check out more versions of the bag after the jump and let’s discuss whether or not Monogram Multicolore can make a comeback.

I’m a bit surprised at myself for liking this bag at all, but the mix of stringray and vachetta leathers and just a bit of monogram in the white version feels very spring-like and appealing, on a certain level. I’m not as enthusiastic about the black stingray version or either of the all-canvas options, but I could see why they’d appeal to people who already like the material. If nothing else, this is the first time I’ve looked at Monogram Multicolore with anything but disdain in years. Maybe ever.

Louis Vuitton Heartbreaker Stingray, $2600 via Louis Vuitton

Louis Vuitton Heartbreaker Canvas, $1700 via Louis Vuitton

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  • Kim

    Nope…still not a fan. The Multicolore (and Coach’s scribble print) remind me of children’s bags.

    • gpc

      I agree with Kim, eventhough I do like the LV hardware and strap detail on these. Yet, I never have been (nor ever will be) a fan of the monogram in any form.

  • mellow

    No, I love me some Louis Vuitton but not this bag. Maybe if it came in the reg. monogram or damier .

  • I was never a fan of the multicolored LV items.

  • Brielle

    LV’s are known for being iconic and timeless. But their multicolore designs always look out dated to me.

  • Purseloco

    No, I am not a fan!

  • dnfl

    i dig them, but price points are absolutely ridic. 1700 for coated canvas? just how big are they??

  • Kimberly Montgomery

    Not bad but still not my overall favorite LV. I won’t be rushing in to purchase

  • Bir

    Hmmm see here’s the issue for me Vuitton has probably made ( in my eyes) the best and most beautiful bags by bags ai mean ( models,styles) in multicolor the brass trims and classic trunk like closures are pretty much perfect. the multicolor speedy is the closest thing I own to a supple trunk and i love that effect of past an present together that said I have been tempted to actually spray paint the multi mono on my speedy and make it an all white bag . Because of …… the article says association to times gone by.but I do say I find the original collaboration very interesting and almost collectible as pop art . In the case of these mini bags though I’m not in love but as all Marc Jacobs LV collaborations and creations they are interesting and note worthy.

  • pixiegirlie

    Not going to lie when I see LV’s mono multicolor I SO think early 2000’s too. I only have a ZCP in black mono multicolor, every other LV canvas item I have is damier azur or damier ebene. I like the design of this bag but I’d prefer either a damier, leather, or stingray for some reason I’m not a big fan of the mono.

  • reekah

    I tried this at the store. In the picture it looks OK but when I tried it, oh man! It is beautiful especially the eglantine color. Price is not good though for a small purse. :(

  • Christina

    I am not a fan of the Monogram, but the handbags in the first two pictures here are very cute and nice for the summer. Too pricey though.

  • soooo tacky

  • crazybaglady

    Not sure about the multicolor monogram, but the stingray & magnetic clasp seem to freshen up the look.

  • I love it! Some people may associate it with tacky but it has a very Beverly Hills look to it. I personally own a black mc petite noe and it doesn’t look dated :)

  • ruoshui

    Louis Vuitton is really beautiful. It is different from other brands.

    I love it very much.

    If it is possible, I really hope I could one hundred Louis Vuitton bags and

    I would reserve a room for it. Of course, it is just a beautiful dream.

  • JM

    i love all the bags except I’m worried about the white multi color I usually not good in taking care of white bags I’ll en dup messing it up..

  • me

    y for LV • a minute ago

    I own the bucket bag 700.00

    the EPI leather 900.00

    white azur 30 800.00

    monogram 30 800.00

    Multi colored Claudia 2700.00

    Multi color mini clutch 600.00

  • passer

    i like MC but i do not like it at such a big size
    way too loud
    I have a MC Sarah Wallet n love it. The logo is smaller n nice. Unique, something that really pop up and yet not that loud. The logo on the bigger items or bags r way too big, too exaggerating

  • MLG

    Love the Multicolore. It has a certain swagger that makes it fun and fresh. The blanc is cool for summer,(bold and charming with denim) and the noir injects bloom into dark months (chic with black booties). It’s not a safe choice, but now it also has a classic feel to it.