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  • kindled

    Love that first gucci. I feel like most of these would still look better sans monogram, though.

    • Sparky

      I agree. Seems like the two patterns are competing. A plain taupe underneath would have been better.

  • kate

    Love, love, love the LV Pouchette Metis. It is my only LV bag.

  • Ingri Angvik

    No. 5 is on my wishlist!

    • Puja Wahi

      Agree. It’s gorgeous.

  • GoFashiondeals

    Love the first Gucci bag! :)

  • multipolarity

    Fashion houses may be leading the resurgence, but the fundamental problem I have with monogram remains unchanged – it’s CANVAS! (The Gucci Arabesque is large-scale leather applique) It’s poor value, especially when epi leather can withstand daily use just as well.

    • Winn

      Agreed. Canvas does have its place, though. Good for a rainy day! Or a crowded bar where you could get spilled on, somewhere you’ll need to store your bag on the floor…

  • Does this mean that my old Coach bags with all the C’s will go up in value? Let me know so I can plan to sell.

    • Guest

      uh yeah, no

  • The Gucci Arabesque Dionysus is still my fav out of them all!
    http://www.simplymonochrome.co

  • Cynnnn

    I have a pouchette Metis and the bag IS NOT well I love it it’s a beautiful bag but the quality of the bag is terrible ..

    • Verena15

      Hi Cynnnn

      What is the Problem with your Pochette Metis??

  • Pookie

    It really feels best when the monogram isn’t the center of attention, like the first Gucci and the Gucci in slide 6

  • Cynthia Perez

    I saw the the LV Montaigne GM this weekend and am really surprised it hasn’t received more attention. Personally I think it’s a great bag and I love that the body and inside are similar to the discontinued Chanel GST.

  • FashionableLena

    I’ve always like the monogram as they are a part of the design house’s history. I own a few monogram Guccis and one LV, and I love each one. for the life of me, I don’t understand the almost hostility towards the monogram items. You don’t like them, don’t buy them. They’re not going anywhere. If I remember correctly LV’s son created their monogram in the 1800s and Gucci in the 1960s.
    It wouldn’t be a good business decision to get rid of their moneymakers.

  • Sara

    I’ve been wanting to sell my LV monogram for years but something held me back. It still looks amazing even after 10 years (beauty of canvas). The handles have turned into a beautiful deep honey colour, the gold hardware is still shiny, interior immaculate, stitching is flawless….I just couldn’t part with it. I’m glad I didn’t. Love it or hate it, monogram is a piece of LV history and heritage, it will always have an audience.

    • Imgoingbroke

      Very well stated!

  • Sparky

    I’m not a fan of continuous pattern logos.

    I think perceptions are based on age. I remember the 70’s Gucci red/green stripe growing up so it doesn’t look modern to me. It just looks 70’s – and I don’t like 70’s style.

  • Scottsdale Kim

    Patterned canvas logo bags remind me of knock off bags that you buy on the street.

  • JaneH

    I love the monogram in small doses, like in slides 2, 4, 5 and 9. Anything bigger than those is just too much for me, personally.

  • I love LV’s classic monogram. All my LV bags are classic monogram! :)

  • W S M

    Funny you used the Pochette Metis as the lead photo of this write up since the Metis line will be discontinued soon.

  • Moesha75

    Noooooo!!

  • corrid

    Goyard is another that seems to be everywhere lately

  • elso721

    Baaaaaasic. Monograms need to hibernate a bit longer. Can’t stand that Dionysus-Gucci hasn’t designed an innovative bag in years and now with a new c.d. they are trying to sticker label an old design as fresh.

  • Imgoingbroke

    Gucci is FABULOUS. That is all.