How to Clean Vintage Louis Vuitton Mini Montsouris

I am so happy when I got my first Mini Montsouris (PM), I bought it last month as a birthday gift for my self and I’m beyond so lucky to purchased it in a really good price. Since this version of the bag is already discontinued and no longer sold in stores, you will most likely be buying it in a pre-loved market or any consignment store online (where I got mine) like Thebrownpaperbag, Fashionphile, Vestiairecollective and the RealReal. But if you are looking for the very best bargain Iโ€™d actually recommend you checking out some Facebook resale groups likeย  LV Addictedโ€“Buy Sell & Chat but you can always send photos to a third party authentication service to be sure if your bag is real. Aside of that you can also find tons of vintage bags selling on ebay, but like I said it’s up to you to take the risk buying pre-love bags online.

Scoring a deal on a pre-owned Louis Vuitton Bag is really a great feeling, but let admit it that sometimes the affordable price tag comes with a little wear and tear unless you get super lucky to find one that is in pristine condition and nowadays the price of this bag range around 500 up to a thousand USD ( and the price depends on the condition of the bag). As for me, my bag is made in the year 1999 and it is 20 yrs old now. When I received the bag it was not in great shape but not that bad at I cannot use it. The canvass on the top of this bag is a little bit scrubbed but all in all it only needs a little reconditioning and cleaning (the vachetta is little bit dry and it has this musty smell on it that I really don’t like).ย 

Personally, I really love the vintage look of this bag and I’m not too concern of having a dark patina on the straps and handle, what I am aiming for in this bag is to get rid the musty smell, conditioning it and make the hardware look shiny again. Please note that it is only my experience I am sharing and not a professional advice (do your research). Also I am not anย expert on cleaning leather goods (this is just what I have done and also what I saw others doing; and it works!). If you choose to follow or use the products that I mentioned here : advice at your own discretion/risk.

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