Famous patterns and prints in leather goods

If the handbags While plain leather goods are still very popular, their patterned counterparts also know how to make the most of the game! Over the years, the major leather goods manufacturers have created a number of elegant prints that have sometimes become cult favorites, just like certain models of luxury bags. You probably know the famous Louis Vuitton checkerboard ? Let us introduce you to the other reasons and key prints from the world of leather goods and widen the field of possibilities when it comes to buying your future bag!
The star prints
Just like the The Hermès Birkin or the Timeless by Chanel need no introduction, some star prints are part of the history of a House. This is the case of the famous Louis Vuitton Damier Ebène and Monogram LV canvasesThese shoes were designed by the founder of the brand, Louis Vuitton, and his son Georges. True emblems of the House of leather goods, they still adorn today the unavoidable Speedy bags or Neverfull. Recently joined by revisited versions that have become just as famous, such as the Damier Azur canvas or the Monogram canvas MulticolorThey are also the subject of highly sought-after limited editions: Stephen Sprouse's graffiti decorations or Takashi Murakami's cherries can be found on the second hand Louis Vuitton bags available on Vintega.
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Another legendary French fashion house, other recognizable patterns. Coco Chanel may not have created tweed and houndstooth, but she did make a significant contribution to the history of these designs. Today, they can still be found on iconic bags of the Parisian Housesuch as the Timelessas well as on vintage Chanel bags. The accessories decorated in this way have become a trademark: although used by other haute couture houses, tweed and houndstooth immediately bring Chanel to mind!
The monograms
Monogrammed printing has a special place in the world of luxury leather goods. And for good reason: it evokes all the know-how and experience of a House, and represents a kind of coat of arms that is proudly displayed!
Among the most famous monogram designs, the double F of Fendi owes much to its creator, the incomparable Karl Lagerfeld. We love it in its brown version on the Mamma Baguette vintage bags as on the multicolored or light gray canvases launched more recently.
Just as graphic, the print Gucci monogram honors its founder, Guccio Gucci, whose initials are reversed and surrounded by small links for a geometric effect. On the Ophidia bags as on the Dionysus pouchesthe beige and ebony GG canvas is often enhanced by the House's signature green-red-green stripe. Sometimes accompanied by the iconic Gucci bit, sometimes in a leather version with the embossed double G, the GG pattern is always popular among Gucci fans. Gucci bags.
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At Dior, the oblique monogram, a big star of the 2000s, is making a comeback in the dressings. Used by John Galliano on the iconic Saddle bag or highlighted by the relief on the leather leather Lady DiorThe pattern has that little retro touch that makes it so charming. It's now or never to give in to temptation with a clutch or a second hand Dior bag !
The prints and patterns winking
In the fashion world, nothing is ever left to chance! Prints are no exception, and underneath their perfect aesthetics often hides a wink to the history of a House.
Proof of this is the famous Gucci Flora patternThis is a delicate design that adorns the brand's large tote bags and chain bags. Inspired by a painting by Botticelli, it was created in the 60's for Grace Kelly, who came to buy a Bamboo bag in the Gucci store in Milan. Knowing his love for silk scarves, Rodolfo Gucci then asked an artist to design a model especially for the princess of Monaco. Became cult, the Flora pattern is today a real symbol of elegance and femininity.
The toile de Jouy was not designed by Christian Dior, but it has a special connection to the House of Dior. In the 1940s, the French couturier opened his boutique on Avenue Montaigne in Paris and sought to create an elegant décor that would help him build his brand identity. One of his friends suggested that he cover the walls with toile de Jouy the legend was born. Over the years, the various artistic directors have adopted it as the emblem of the House, and it is now displayed with brio on the Dior handbagsand in particular on the much appreciated Dior Book Tote.
The archives
Vintage has never been so popular! Designers are following this trend by picking up on the archives of the major companies to draw their inspiration and give birth to very stylish prints.
This is the case of Gucci, whose style has always been a clever mix between modernity and heritage. If you're familiar with the Italian House's "Bees and Stars" print, which combines intricate illustrations of bees and starsyou may know that it is inspired by the collections from the 70's. Reworked and updated, it honors the bee, historical symbol of nobility. Do you like the retro side of this now famous print? You'll love it on Sylvie's bags from Gucci second hand to be found on Vintega!
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Back to France with the archives of a renowned House: Celine. The Triumph printThe design, which represents a kind of jewel with a sumptuous look, was created by Céline Vipiana, founder of the brand. Struck out in front of the Arc de Triomphe in 1972, the latter was inspired by the links of the chain that surrounds the monument to create this double C motif. Used as a clasp on some vintage Celine handbagsThe double C was remodeled by Hedi Slimane to give birth to the Triumph print. All in subtlety, this last one marks perfectly the "Frenchy" identity of Céline bags.
And you, which print will you fall for? Visit the Vintega store to find the most iconic patterns on vintage luxury bags ready to follow you in your daily adventures!

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