Introducing the Louis Vuitton Custom Hot Stamping Reference Guide. For many years now, Louis Vuitton has offered personalization services to their clients all over the world. Aside from the Mon Monogram, Louis Vuitton also offers stamping one's initials or special characters (depending on store country) to their items. The Hot Stamping services are usually used on luggage tags, key tags, wallets, agendas, passport covers and other small leather goods. However, more and more Louis Vuitton boutiques offers this service for handbags like the Speedy and Neverfull.
To obtain hot stamping service, upon purchase of your Louis Vuitton item, you may check with your Sales Associate to have it hot stamped. This is also available for some small leather goods in the Louis Vuitton online store. You may choose from 16 colors, Gold, Shiny Gold, Silver, Red, Vermilion, Golden Yellow, Yellow, Light Green, Grey Green, Royal Blue, Pale Blue, Sky Blue, Blue, Light Grey, Grey and Ivory.
You have the options of choosing the letters, sizes and layouts. In some countries and stores, there are special characters being offered, like Chinese characters, which include: Double Happiness, Cheerful, Love, Life, Blessing and Good Fortune. Countries like Hawaii, offers Hibiscus Flower, New Zealand has Kiwi bird and Guam has Palm Tree.
Depending on stores, it may take you less than 30 minutes to finish the whole process or it may take a few days if the store is busy. This service is free of charge and available in Louis Vuitton stores worldwide.
**Note that even pre-owned Louis Vuitton items can also be hot stamped, you just need to bring it in stores to do this service.