The Difference Between the LV Long Wallet and Brazza Wallet

Categories:Louis Vuitton

Brazza wallets. Long wallets. Both look the same, with one key difference.brazza-and-long-wallets


Louis Vuitton long wallets come in a variety of choices. Epi, Taurillon, Taiga, and coated canvas the house is famous for, and much more. It’s a dependable wallet, one that you can find use for, everyday. So if you’re a fan of LV and if you don’t have one yet, it’s hard to imagine why not.

When I bought myself an LV wallet, I wasn’t able to read up enough blog posts or Youtube videos of what I might want. At the back of my head, I thought that there was only one kind of long wallet. (My purchase interests did not veer into flap wallets or zippy wallets that LV also has).

In case you’re wondering, the same looking wallet is called two things: the Long Wallet, and the Brazza Wallet. There is one key significance between the two. And we’ll find out more in the photos below.

The wallets all have 16 card slots, with an extra slip-on pocket where the Louis Vuitton logo can be seen. There’s two bill pockets (one wider than the other) helping you part your cash when necessary. And there are two flat slip pockets also for other odds and ends you might want to insert there (older styles have three flat slip pockets). You’ll notice that the Brazza wallet has a tiny little zipper pull, supposedly for perhaps coins. But myself I never had the heart to put coins in that compartment ever.louis-vuitton-brazza-wallet-monogram-canvas-small-leather-goods-m66540_pm1_interior-view

The Long Wallet is the same in almost everything. Except for one glaring fact: this kind does not have a zipper pocket. Which could be a downer for some, so they can instead get a Brazza.long-wallet-no-zipper

After several years with my own Brazza wallet, I realized several things. One, I didn’t have much use for the zippered pocket. And because it’s a hanging metal zipper pull, it tends to leave a mark on the leather where it rests: both dents and metal stains. It’s not a big deal though. But for a zippered pocket I thought I would use and while ending up not using it at all, on hindsight I should have gotten the Long Wallet instead.

Long Wallets, in my way of using it, would have been the perfect wallet for me. No zippers, no dents, no metal stains. So the wallet would end up sleeker, and perhaps less trouble some to carry around.

I’m not saying the Brazza Wallet’s zippered pocket is awful though. It’s just as beautiful. There are wallet users that prefer and use the wallet compartment too. And if you’re find carrying coins in a wallet where you carry cards too, there’s nothing wrong with that. The added bonus of having a wallet that doubles as a coin holder should not be a problem.

So in case you’re interested to buy a wallet in this form factor from Louis Vuitton, I hope this article helps highlight what I glossed over when it was my turn buying one. For me, I guess it’s time to buy a new one!

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DAKOTA FANNING LOOKS ETHEREAL IN NEW JIMMY CHOO SHOOT

Categories:Other Brands

Dakota Fanning wears Jimmy Choo Maya 85 Grainy Leather & Wood Sandals

Dakota Fanning wears Jimmy Choo Maya 85 Grainy Leather & Wood Sandals

Luxury shoe and accessories brand Jimmy Choo has tapped actress Dakota Fanning to star in a new fashion shoot featuring its spring-summer 2017 styles. The 23-year-old poses outdoors and in a green house filled with floral blooms. Dakota looks absolutely ethereal in a range of platform sandals, cute pumps and highly decorated bags. From the Lockett Petite bag to the Lolita sandals, the blonde charms in each shot.

“To me the brand is absolutely iconic,” Dakota says about Jimmy Choo. “I’ve worn Jimmy Choos too many times to count, because they can make a statement, but also seamlessly fit in with many different looks.


DAKOTA FANNING – JIMMY CHOO SPRING/SUMMER 2017

Jimmy Choo Miami Sneaker and Finley Light Denim Mini Cross Body BagActress Dakota Fanning poses in Jimmy Choo Miami Sneaker and Finley Light Denim Mini Cross Body BagJimmy Choo Montie Sunglasses, Lanta Sandals and Lockett Petite BagDakota Fanning wears Jimmy Choo Montie Sunglasses, Lanta Sandals and Lockett Petite BagJimmy Choo Lolita SandalsDakota Fanning poses in Jimmy Choo Lolita SandalsJimmy Choo Gem SunglassesActress Dakota Fanning wears Jimmy Choo Gem SunglassesJimmy Choo Kathleen SandalsDakota Fanning poses in Jimmy Choo Kathleen SandalsJimmy Choo Lockett Miniaudiere Clutch and Lucy PumpDakota Fanning wears Jimmy Choo Lockett Miniaudiere Clutch and Lucy PumpJimmy Choo Rebel Soft Mini Bag and Keena Suede Sandal BootiesActress Dakota Fanning poses in Jimmy Choo Rebel Soft Mini Bag and Keena Suede Sandal Booties

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Balenciaga Blanket Tote Bag

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Balenciaga Blanket tote runway debuted in 2017 in the spring. The design of the bag with a very luxurious colors and inspired by traditional Chinese fur blanket bag. Balenciaga Blanket Tote made of supple-textured-skin black, square piece of this is the right size for the afternoon with plenty of room for your wallet, diary and cosmetics, and detailed with gold lettering glossy logo labels. Balenciaga Blanket Tote carrying handle on top, or by making use of the removable shoulder strap.

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Breguet reveals the Tradition Dame 7038

Categories:Jewelry & Watches


Baselworld 2017 is a still a couple of weeks away, but Breguet is getting head start over the completion by debuting their Breguet Tradition Dame 7038. This is the first of hopefully many watches that will comprise the Tradition collection and while it does boast some subtle bling, it’s less about the glam and more about precision and technical beauty.

The 18kt rose gold, measuring 37mm boasts a bezel set with 68 brilliant-cut diamonds and a crown set with a watch movement jewel. The watch has lugs welded with screw bars and two sapphire crystals to show off the Swiss automatic Breguet in-house caliber 505SR movement which is complete with 38 jewels, and serves up a power reserve of 50 hours. The watch is water resistant to 30 m.

The dial is natural white mother-of-pearl, engine-turned Clou de Paris hobnailing and offset at 12 o’clock. It comes on a white alligator leather strap with an 18kt rose gold buckle.

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Louis Vuitton’s latest spin time watch is the Escale Spin Time Blue

Categories:Louis Vuitton


Louis Vuitton’s Escale Spin Time Blue takes their already clever Escale Spin Time watch to another realm of cool. Escale Spin Time watches are powered by an in-house LV movement which allows the 12 rotating cubes on the dial to move and tell time. This 2017 version also includes a flying tourbillon in the centre of the dial that rotates every minute. This is the first time the house has combined their Spin Time movement with a flying tourbillon.


This innovation is housed in a 41 mm satin finished titanium case with a platinum bezel, lugs and crown. The v-shaped tourbillon carriage seems to float over the dial of the watch and the house chose to enhance this effect by using a specially designed sapphire crystal. While previous renditions of the Escale Spin Time have been pretty colorful, this watch uses a single color- blue- to great effect. The Escale Spin Time Blue is finished with a navy blue alligator strap with a yellow rubber-effect calfskin lining and a white gold pin buckle.

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15 PLAYFUL STYLES FROM J. CREW’S NEW PARTY COLLECTION

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(Left) J. Crew Embellished Cotton Jackie Cardigan Sweater and Tulle Ball Skirt (Right) J. Crew Perfect-Fit T-Shirt and Tulle Ball Skirt(Left) J. Crew Embellished Cotton Jackie Cardigan Sweater and Tulle Ball Skirt (Right) J. Crew Perfect-Fit T-Shirt and Tulle Ball Skirt

With plenty of special occasions coming around the corner for spring, J. Crewunveils its new party collection. The line features 64 styles with 21 silhouettes. Ranging from cocktail dresses to eyelet crop tulles and tulle skirts; these pieces come in playful pastel hues. But that’s not all. Gingham prints, embellished cardigans and sparkling jewelry finish off the party collection.

J. CREW SPRING 2017 PARTY COLLECTION

(Outer Left) J. Crew Ruffle-Hem Midi Dress in Liberty Wiltshire Floral (Middle Left) Tie-Shoulder Strapless Dress in Seersucker (Middle Right) Tiered Spaghetti-Strap Midi Dress in Eyelet (Outer Right) Collection Silk Organza Off-the-Shoulder Top and Collection Full-Length Wool-Silk Pant(Outer Left) J. Crew Ruffle-Hem Midi Dress in Liberty Wiltshire Floral (Middle Left) Tie-Shoulder Strapless Dress in Seersucker (Middle Right) Tiered Spaghetti-Strap Midi Dress in Eyelet (Outer Right) Collection Silk Organza Off-the-Shoulder Top and Collection Full-Length Wool-Silk Pant(Left) J. Crew Perfect-Fit T-Shirt and Tulle Ball Skirt (Middle) J. Crew Embellished Cotton Jackie Cardigan Sweater and Tulle Ball Skirt (Right) J. Crew Cotton Jackie Shell and Tulle Ball Skirt(Left) J. Crew Perfect-Fit T-Shirt and Tulle Ball Skirt (Middle) J. Crew Embellished Cotton Jackie Cardigan Sweater and Tulle Ball Skirt (Right) J. Crew Cotton Jackie Shell and Tulle Ball SkirtJ. Crew Cotton Jackie Shell and Tulle Ball SkirtJ. Crew Cotton Jackie Shell and Tulle Ball Skirt(Left) J. Crew Long-Sleeve Bodysuit and Tiered Scalloped Skirt in Eyelet (Middle Left) V-Neck Dress in Faille (Middle Right) Strapless Ruffle-Hem Dress in Seersucker (Right) Silk Pajama Shirt in Foulard Print and Cropped Silk Pant in Foulard Pant(Left) J. Crew Long-Sleeve Bodysuit and Tiered Scalloped Skirt in Eyelet (Middle Left) V-Neck Dress in Faille (Middle Right) Strapless Ruffle-Hem Dress in Seersucker (Right) Silk Pajama Shirt in Foulard Print and Cropped Silk Pant in Foulard PantJ. Crew One-Shoulder Ruffle Dress in FailleJ. Crew One-Shoulder Ruffle Dress in Faille(Left) J. Crew Long Spaghetti-Strap Dress in Gingham (Right) J. Crew Gingham Off-the-Shoulder Swim Top and Ball Skirt in Gingham(Left) J. Crew Long Spaghetti-Strap Dress in Gingham (Right) J. Crew Gingham Off-the-Shoulder Swim Top and Ball Skirt in GinghamJ. Crew Beaded Rumba Earrings and Thomas Mason for J. Crew Ludlow Bib Tuxedo ShirtJ. Crew Beaded Rumba Earrings and Thomas Mason for J. Crew Ludlow Bib Tuxedo Shirt

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