Boite Chapeau Souple – The next ‘new classic’

I want to emphasize that this is one of the most unique bags you will ever see. Known as the iconic Louis Vuitton bag, it has been reinvented as a precious daytime bag – the elegant Boite Chapeau Souple. This is a modern version of the famous Louis Vuitton hatbox. The designers of Louis Vuitton have been extremely creative when creating a bag that is both great and classy but still does not lose the tradition of the French fashion house.

Boite Chapeau Souple
Boite Chapeau Souple

About Louis Vuitton

The history of Louis Vuitton dates back to the 19th century. And over time, from a company specializing in luggage, starting with trunks, they have transformed into one of the most sought-after brands in the world. Their products, especially the hat boxes, are very popular with the ladies of the era. Owning a hatbox is a sign of luxury and class, it marks you as a true fashionista.

The most sought-after brands in the world
The most sought-after brands in the world

Where did the idea for the Boite Chapeau Souple bag come from?

The first child in the hatbox family, Petite Boite Chapeau, was introduced to the world in 2018. Let’s start with the name. Petite means small in French, while Boite Chapeau translates to a hatbox. Basically, they are usually carried by people traveling. Petite Boite Chapeau is hard as a clam and petite, as the name suggests. It quickly gained popularity because it was truly breathtaking. Many people complain that it doesn’t hold much inside. But for LV fans, no one cares about that. They love the beauty and elegance the Souple bag brings, even if it’s empty.

The beauty and elegance
The beauty and elegance

However, Louis Vuitton understood the public’s concerns and quickly launched the Boite Chapeau Souple, a versatile variation of the hard hat box created by Nicolas Ghesquière. Compared to the earlier version, the Souple model is larger. It’s a blessing for those who own such a bag. If Petite Boite Chapeau barely lets you fit an iPhone 7, this versatile model is large enough to hold your most recent biggest phone. It can also carry personal items like your wallet, compact powder, lip gloss, and car keys. It doesn’t seem like much, but it’s actually improved and more spacious than the petite version.

Boite Chapeau Souple Replica
Boite Chapeau Souple Replica

If there are people in the world who don’t love this bag, I’m definitely not one of them. But how to own this great bag when you really don’t have a lot of money? Luckily I found a replica of the bag. With what I have learned and when I have received it, I am really satisfied. So let me show you.

Take a look at my knockoff bag

For those who haven’t known about this bag, the Boite Chapeau Souple was initially only available in the classic Monogram Canvas with cowhide trim and brushed gold-color hardware. Then, there have been two additions to the line. The Empreinte Monogram Black Leather is a very classy bag with recognizable embossed leather. But there’s also a creme version, perfect for spring or summer casual wear. If you’re looking for something more eye-catching, the Boite Chapeau Souple is also available in a shiny Monogram Vernis leather, available in red or black.

Monogram Canvas - what made the Louis Vuitton brand famous
Monogram Canvas- what made the Louis Vuitton brand famous

My replica comes with double zippered closures that make it easy for me to reach inside. Just like the real bag, my replica has similar closure design features and I must say it is perfectly reproduced.

 Double zippered
Double zippered

The innovative strap is perforated so you can adjust the length to your liking. What makes it special is that instead of clipping at the ends and adjusting with a buckle, this strap has buckles at both ends. When you want to make the strap shorter, to give your bag a more casual look, the secondary strap will dangle like a minimalist tassel.

Strap is adjustable in length
Boite Chapeau Souple – The next ‘new classic’

One detail I really like is that you can carry the bag around your waist or even across your body if you want. Because the strap – with a maximum drop of 48 cm – is long enough to allow. And you’ll be surprised how naturally this bag fits your arm. I think this is a unique beauty that only Louis Vuitton bags can bring to you.

The interior of the bag

The inside of the bag is lined with light microfiber, instead of Petite’s lambskin lining. I also found a slip pocket inside and I usually keep my credit cards in it. In addition, the bag has another slip pocket on the outside. The way this replica is crafted and sewn is impeccable. The precision and pattern of the stitch are perfect. The stitches are evenly spaced and free of any blemishes.

Roomy interior
Roomy interior
A slip pocket on the outside
A slip pocket on the outside

The way this replica Souple is crafted and sewn is impeccable. The accuracy and the pattern of the stitching are perfect. The stitches are evenly spaced apart and do not have any imperfections.

Perfect stitching
Perfect stitching

Is Boite Chapeau Souple a good choice?

To sum up, the Boite Chapeau Souple is the perfect choice if you are looking for an iconic Louis Vuitton handbag. It’s great for every occasion – from a formal business meeting to a casual walk in the park. There are many styles of bags on the market but this round design makes this bag so adorable. It’s bold and playful, yet just as stylish as any other LV signature handbag. So are you ready to buy a fake Boite bag? If you have any questions or concerns, leave a comment below and we will answer them all for you.

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