Epi Leather (Red) Petit Noe | Louis Vuitton
The Petit Noe is a Vuitton classic. This epi leather version in a brilliant ruby red is perfect for daytime essentials -- or a night on the town.
Details: Very good condition with only minor signs of gentle use. The Petit Noe cinches closed with a leather "drawstring." Broad, adjustable shoulder strap for comfortable wear. Date of production: 1997.
Measurements: Approximately 9.4 inches at widest point; 10.6 inches high and 7.1 inches deep. Shoulder strap drop is approximately 11.8 inches (shoulder strap is adjustable).
Behind the Brand: Founded in 1854, Louis Vuitton Malletier is the French fashion house known around the world. The first Louis Vuitton piece was the flat-surface trunk, designed by Mr. Vuitton himself as a practical alternative to heavier, round-top trunks. Unlike other models, the Vuitton trunk could be conveniently stacked for travel. Today, the Louis Vuitton brand encompasses a wide range of luxury products, including luggage, handbags, and ready-to-wear. The brand is poised to maintain its status as a high fashion leader and innovator: In November 2013, Louis Vuitton announced Nicolas Ghesquiere (formerly of Balenciaga) as the company's new artistic director for women's collections.
Trivia: The Petit Noe is a re-imagined version of the larger champagne bag that Louis Vuitton first introduced in 1930's. The bag was designed to securely hold several bottles of champagne for convenient (and glamorous) carrying.
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