Louis Vuitton Bag Repairs

LV Repairs, Cleaning & Restoration

We specialise in Louis Vuitton handbag repair offering Australia’s only authentic luxury bag repair and restoration service. Louis Vuitton is well known for its monogram canvas bags with vachetta leather, which our team are specialists in repairing, treating and restoring.

POPULAR LOUIS VUITTON BAG SERVICES

As a trusted provider of Louis Vuitton repair services for over sixty years. We specialise in treating and the restoring Vachetta leathers and PVC treated material. We also offer traditional repair services for your Louis Vuitton including stitching, reinforcing corners, relining bags, handle degreasing, zip replacements and hardware repair

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Vachetta Leather Restoration.

Our team specialise in restoring Vachetta leather on Louis Vuitton bags. We can nourish and condition the leather, remove stains and recolour the patina.

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TRUSTED LOUIS VUITTON HANDBAG REPAIRERS

For over sixty years we’ve provided an authentic Louis Vuitton bag repair and restorative service for our clients in Melbourne. Visit our heritage workshop or send your Louis Vuitton bag via our online postal service. Popular service areas include Sydney, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Hobart, Perth, Darwin and Adelaide.

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LOUIS VUITTON HANDBAG REPAIR | FAQS

Does Louis Vuitton offer a warranty on their repairs?

Louis Vuitton do not have a warranty on their items. As such the company do not offer a free repair service for items that have succumbed to stains, cracking, deformation or structural damage.The other thing to note is that the company do not offer a repair service for cracked canvas or vachetta leather, which is one of the more common problems we see on the Louis Vuitton bags we repair.

What is the Louis Vuitton repair policy?

The only circumstance in which Louis Vuitton will offer free repairs (or a replacement bag) is if the item has manufacturing faults. This is usually determined on a case-by-case basis. Louis Vuitton shop assistants might also use the words “covered by warranty” and “eligible for repair” interchangeably so ask your store to elaborate on their policy before purchase.

Do Louis Vuitton repair handbags?

If you decide to get your Louis Vuitton repaired in store their prices will vary considerably according to the stores location. Like their warranty for defective items, Louis Vuitton repair prices are determined on a case-by-case basis. In addition bag will often need to be sent overseas for several weeks for the repairs to be carried out unless the work is outsourced.

Where can I repair my Louis Vuitton bag?

The best option is to use a professional leather service for your repairs. For example, most of our clients prefer to use our services as we can offer restoration of cracked vachetta leather as well as other standard LV repairs. In fact, we often get Louis Vuitton shop assistants bringing in work on behalf of their clients who appreciate the fast turn around and quality of local craftsmen.

What is vachetta leather?

The leather on Louis Vuitton bags is made from cows hide better known as Vachetta leather. This leather is typically used for the handles, leather trimmings, piping and zip tags. Unlike the monogram canvas part of the bag which is composed of cotton canvas treated with PVC, Vachetta leather is actually restorable.

How can I prevent vachetta leather from cracking?

While professional leather restoration is always an option for cracked Vachetta leather, prevention is always the best strategy. Be sure to condition the leather so the fibres retain their hydration and suppleness. Using a silicon-free waterproofing spray is also recommended to strengthen the fibres and prevent staining or discolouration.

How do you repair cracked vachetta leather?

The process we use for treating and restoring cracked vachetta leather involves several phases. Firstly the leather is cleaned and conditioned to soften the dry fibres. This is followed by refinishing / redyeing (depending on the extent of the cracks) to restore the colour and complexion of the leather. Finally the leather is remoulded with pressure to soften out the cracks and achieve a smoothed finish.

How much does it cost to repair your Louis Vuitton bag?

Louis Vuitton does not publish a price list for repairs as the cost will differ depending on the boutique. As our prices tend to be similar to the official Louis Vuitton repair service, we’ve listed our price list as a guide for the type of costs to expect.

  • Handle Replacements $150 per strap
  • Small Straps $150 per strap
  • Large Straps $250 per strap
  • Zip Replacements $180+
  • Piping Replacements $250+
  • Pocket Replacements $200+
  • Lining Replacements $350+
  • Vachetta Restoration $350+ (Not offered by LV)
  • Restorative Cleaning $250+ (Not offered by LV)

OUR LOUIS VUITTON BAG SERVICES

Service Details & Pricing

For a more comprehensive overview of our luxury handbag repair cleaning and restorative services including pricing please refer to our handbag repair services page.

Placing an Order

We accept orders by drop off at our heritage workshop, postal orders Australia wide and also offer a collection & delivery service for our Melbourne clients.

Our Heritage Workshop

Established for over 60 years our three level heritage workshop and shopfront is located at Shop 50 Royal Arcade, 150 Elizabeth Street, Melbourne.

Get In Touch

With an established reputation for over 60 years and trusted by designers, fashionistas and luxury brands, we offer an unparalleled repair and restorative service for your leather goods. Contact one of our shop assistants today for a quote.

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