Louis Vuitton Papillon

The Louis Vuitton Papillon was first released in 1966. With its rounded body, the Louis Vuitton Papillon purse is a true shape shifter. Going down the family tree, Gaston-Louis Vuitton took over the family business after his dad’s passing. It was Gaston-Louis change in ownership when the French House shifted their focus in incorporating leather in their designs and enhance their signature monogram canvas. 


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The classic LV Papillon was crafted in a cylindrical shape with wrap-around Vachetta leather straps and piping. It was designed with the form and spirit of a butterfly in mind. The Louis Vuitton Papillon 26 can only be carried as a handbag, while the Louis Vuitton Papillon 30 can be carried as either a shoulder bag or hand bag. It remains as a classic Louis Vuitton handbag and many are on the search to get their hands on an original vintage piece. e

To stand out from the classic Louis Vuitton Papillon purse, there are some exclusive releases of its designs. For Louis Vuitton’s 2003 collection they released a Louis Vuitton Papillon in collaboration with Takashi Murakami. The body of the purse features vibrant cherry blossom prints with a Vachetta leather bow. And to follow the mini bag trend currently. The Louis Vuitton mini Papillon is the way to go. Though micro, its circular-shaped body will still fit your lipstick and cards. Carry this XXS handbag on those days you want to unplug and go phone-free. Think outside the box, and carry the LV Papillon.