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Are LAV bags authentic?

Leatherandvodka only works on authentic, second-hand used bags. All bags are purchased through trusted vintage luxury dealers and examined upon arrival to ensure authenticity. Each bag Leatherandvodka embellishes is guaranteed to be an authentic pre-owned Louis Vuitton bag.

 

How do you purchase a LAV Original bag?

Since we are mostly a custom order company, a custom order can be placed for any style of bag at any time! You can reach out regarding a custom order by email or text message. We try to keep a small inventory of bags that are available for immediate shipment on our website.

Right now, Leatherandvodka has one authorized retailer, Kemo Sabe. Located in Las Vegas, NV, Aspen, CO and Vail, CO.

 

Will you work on my Louis Vuitton bag?

Yes! We offer a custom enhancement service for Clients who mail in their authentic Louis Vuitton. Prices for this service vary depending on size, style, condition of the bag and customization options.

Our enhancement services start at $1000.00 for a small/medium style of bag. Wallets and smaller items are less, of course!

Depending on style and customization options custom orders take anywhere from 6-18 weeks. 

 

What is the turn-around time for a custom bag?

Typically, we like to allow 6-18 weeks for production. This estimation can vary depending on the style of bag and customization options but we will let you know at the time you place you an order.

 

Do you offer layaway or payment plans?

We do not offer any payment plans or layaway however, when a custom order is placed or a bag is sent in for enhancement, we only require half of the invoice total to place the order and the remaining half at the time of completion.

 

Where do you get your bags?

We purchase them individually from trusted vintage luxury-brand dealers.

 

Is this legal?

Leatherandvodka is not affiliated with Louis Vuitton, the LOUIS VUITTON brand, or Louis Vuitton Malletier S.A. in any way. The products sold by Leatherandvodka are previously owned, or second-hand Louis Vuitton bags purchased lawfully on the secondary market and lawfully enhanced by the addition of artistic or ornamental designs. Leatherandvodka does not claim any rights in the LV symbol, the LOUIS VUITTON trademark, or any other related mark.

Leatherandvodka believes in the art of enhancing vintage Louis Vuitton bags. We are passionate about the brand and believe that our customized work is a way to enhance the look and increase the longevity of Louis Vuitton’s handbags.

Leatherandvodka is in agreement with Louis Vuitton by only enhancing second-hand existing authentic Louis Vuitton bags.

 

Do you revamp any other brands?

At this time, no.

 

How was this company started?

By accident! The owner and lead designer, Kay, made the first bag for herself. She wanted a Louis Vuitton that was more unique than everyone else’s but still wanted to ensure the luxury of the bags name. The first bag was a Saint Cloud MM with the highest quality leather fringe. She posted a picture of the finished product on Instagram and was contacted by fashion designer, Leigh Hajovsky. The fist bag was sold to Leigh and overnight, the trend turned into a business.

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