Did you recently purchase a new Louis Vuitton at the brands boutique and notice something missing? Perhaps the Date Code? Don’t fret, there’s an explanation for this sudden (not really) change.
In 2019, Louis Vuitton started experimenting with placing chips in their handbags and leather goods and “unofficially” have moved to using this model instead of placing a date code inside as of March 2021.
Image via RFID News and NOT the actual chip that Louis Vuitton may or may not use
Counterfeiting is the biggest reason as to why they would switch plus it makes it easier to follow the supply chain when everything is on the blockchain. If you’re not familiar with the technology or are curious about it, I have included a couple of links that break it down below and an image of where to find them in your new Louis Vuitton!
From the press release and see if you can connect the dots: “He most recently served as President, CTC Digital, at Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited (“CTC”), where he was responsible for transforming CTC’s digital experiences, and previously, led the Digital Strategy Team as CTC’s Senior Vice President, Retail Strategy & Performance. Prior to joining CTC, Koryl helped modernize Neiman Marcus’ omnichannel experience as President, Stores and Online, and President, Neiman Marcus Direct. In his new role at The RealReal, Koryl will be hyper-focused on streamlining the company’s operations to improve overall client experience, achieve cost savings, and lead the company to profitability.”
“Fair Condition: The Gateway To Luxury.” Read the full Luxury Consignment Report from The RealReal (link in my bio) and would love to hear your thoughts on where this industry is actually heading. #resale #therealreal #consignment #luxury
This is really good news for literally anyone who have side hustles to businesses! They have extended this for a year but hopefully, changes will be made to lift the $600 threshold. To read the article, click the link in my bio!
All small steps in the right direction but I bet you never thought of all those bags and where they go. You can read the article announcing the Thredup and Azek partnership in my bio and I do hope that other platforms are paying close attention. #sustainability #resale
@leprix for the partnership win! First it was @entrupy and now @lxrco I personally love to see companies come together for the greater good (that means YOU) and so excited to see what (or who) they come up with next! #resale #luxury #bags #secondhand