Damier Duomo or Manhattan GM?

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For my first LV purchase, I am deciding between the Damier Duomo and Manhattan GM. They are both beautiful bags, and I am torn. I know the Damier is easier to care for due to its lack of vachetta. Any other pros and cons?

Side question - why is the Duomo so much more expensive than the Speedy? I see that the Manhattan has a lot more hardware, but it doesn't seem to me that the Duomo has that much more hardware compared to the Speedy.
 

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ValleyO

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Definitely the Manhattan- the Duomo is too similar to the speedy and costs twice as much.
 

yeuxhonnetes

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i have both so it's extremely difficult to choose. the Manhattan is a beautiful bag, but it tends to get a little heavy, and sometimes the strap gets a little tedious. the Duomo is much easier to carry, and it's very low-maintenance, plus it has such an elegant look to it
 

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Oooh that's hard. I have both and love them both. They are both such different bags.

Good luck in your decision. I'm no help--I cannot choose one over the other
 

siworae

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do you mean the GM or PM? the pic that you attached is of the smaller version of the manhattan.

i like both bags... i think you should get the manhattan first, and eventually the duomo.
 

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I love both...but have the Duomo. Love the Duomo!
The Duomo might be more expensive compared to the Speedy because of all the stitching & work that went into it. The Duomo is made of more pieces I believe. Plus it has "posts" or "bottom hardware" that it can rest on. (sorry forgot what they're called).
 

Selena

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The Duomo is extremely well made and structured. Alot of details that the Speedy does not have. NO comparison between the two. That being said, I would go for the GM. Its iconic IMO. LV Chic! I have owned the Duomo and its more of a winter bag IMO. But the GM to me is year round!