Monday, 2 March 2009

sofia coppola and louis vuitton SC city bag

i've never harbored the thought of using women's bag, it just felt awkward and wrong to me at times. but i am very smitten by the SC city bag designed by movie maestro sofia coppola for french malletier de luxe louis vuitton. it just seems like the perfect bag for work and play, sumptuous leather, minimalistic yet luxurious finishing touches, but not losing any of the masculinity nor femininity. the last pic completely sold me the idea that this is a unisex bag.


the bag retails for GBP2,150, which at current exchange rates makes it a very attractive option for shoppers outside the eurozone. sure it is expensive, but it is no way near prices like that of hermes or valextra.

to be really honest, i am very very keen. this seems like the be all end all bag (is there one?!). the bag measures 36cm in length, too small for a lanky frame? and paying more than two grand for a bag marked as ladies' bag doesn't seem like a good idea too. but i am very smitten. very very smitten.

can we have everything we want in life? please talk me out of it.



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17 comments:

  1. it would look pursy with you, Joe. You're one tall betch and you need something that is at least 40 cm wide.

    I like this bag, too. but I think this is too expensive for a simple LV bag.

    but that's just me.

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  2. lol am one tall betch, i like that! 40cm, 4cm short, size matters?

    sigh it is expensive

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  3. I think pics are deceiving. The person carrying it on the last pic could be a very small build girl and that creates the impression that the proportion is big. To be honest, at 36cm...it is slightly longer than your 30cm ruler. That is too small for a bloke, even a slim one like me, cos' I am tall. It will look like I am toting a mini bag.

    Then again, if you think this works for you...go ahead...it is so beautiful. I am smitten too...but I have a good feeling it will be too small.

    But at least, this is very exclusive.

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  4. kev: yea i think it's rather small, but i'll have a look at the shops... Oooo nice

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  5. I just love everything on the 3rd pic... just look at the gorgeous decoratives!

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  6. I love the bag and all the details but I think it's too small for a man. I think people would look at it as a purse, and never a man's bag.

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  7. I'm getting the monogram classic which cost almost half less than the one on the picture. The price is ridiculous but heard it was limited.

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  8. dude, you already have the pink sprouse! you're on a slippery slope.

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  9. I think it's Sofia in the last pic carrying the SC bag.

    So it might be small on you, joe. But there's no doubting of the bag's beauty. Go and try it at the store. It might just as well give you the disturbia.

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  10. It's nice. I' m a guy too and I want it. It reminds me of a small Kendall, an old Vuitton travel bag which has been retired.

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  11. The last picture is indeed Sofia Coppola modeling the bag. I love the bag in monogram, but also fear that it is just too small for me. Too bad it wasn't 40cm! Even a little helps!

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  12. i just bought sc suede bag in asphalt and i really love it. By d way, i guess it would b too small for man and d size is more suitable for woman.But still can try out..cuz i might have wrong guess.

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  13. I've bought the SC asphalt suede bag also. To me, it has exactly the size I was looking for since a long time. I'm a man and I carry it everyday. Althought, I'm aware of it could like a a girly bag, I can say that I do not regret my purchase. This bag is so beautiful and very convenient for a daily use. It's so expensive, yes, but it replaces a dozen of bags I bought!

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  14. Any more thoughts on the SC city bag??

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  15. it's a beautiful bag, but too small for most guys. i think it's nice, but for that price i want it to be perfect and tick all the boxes.

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  16. I just bought my SC asphalt suede today.The strap is waaaaay too short, so be prepared to ONLY carry it by hand. Just saying. But otherwise, beautiful bag.
    ps I don't think 36cm is too small for a boy, handheld it is beautiful
    xx

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  17. I just got mine last week. It was pre-loved so the price was acceptable plus softened up like in the pictures. It's the jasper colour in the larger size. I stand 5'10" and I think it's size is it's major attraction to me. Don't fall into preconceptions that men have to carry huge bags. It's perfect to take out during the day for easy errands, cafes and lunch/brunches and at night for restaurants it's perfect cause it's not a huge 40cm bag. Perfect for all your needs. If you're still thinking of getting it do yourself a favor and get it! You'll really love owning and using it for both casual or dressy.

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what's he wearing?