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Back in 2015, Fendi has launched the Strap You accessory for their Resort 2015 Collection. Since then, different designer brands have follow suit, including Louis Vuitton, Prada, Valentino and Alexander Wang. These bag straps makes a perfect accessory to your favorite handbag. It is a great update to any bag, and easy to put and remove. For this edition of Strap Versus, we have compared Fendi Strap You and Louis Vuitton Bandoulière Strap. Check out the differences between the two.
Fendi was the first brand to introduce this trend in 2015. The Strap You Collection features a variety of strap styles. There are different designs available that can be strapped to Fendi’s iconic handbags or any other bag, from plain reversible colored leather to mink fur stripe and floral embellishments. Prices vary depending on style, plain ones are priced at $500.00 (USD), while beaded flower strap goes up to $2,400.00 (USD).
Louis Vuitton has recently released their own version of strap accessory. The Louis Vuitton Bandoulière Strap comes in five styles, Monogram Canvas, Monogram Multicolore, Monogram Animal, Epi and Python. It also has a reversible style and comes in different colors. The strap can be personalized with initials with Louis Vuitton’s Hot Stamp service. The Monogram Bandoulière Strap retails for $495.00 (USD), Epi is priced at $560.00 (USD), while Python is priced at $885.00 (USD).
While both brand presents chic strap accessories, Fendi Strap You wins this round. The Strap You line offers a variety of choices for different styles. It can be used as a crossbody or shoulder strap. Fendi offers classic pieces, as well as funky and modern designs.