Mono Pochette Cosmetiques - keep or return?

Which to pick?

  • keep the mono - it's a classic

  • go damier - less upkeep

  • pick something fun! vernis, mc!!

  • go damier azur - you'll want to match in the long run


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vanojr9

Hello LVers, I'm having a bit of a conundrum and would like some advice! I am the proud new owner of a Azur Speedy 30 (it is lovely :heart:), but of course I couldn't just stop with my new bag! I wanted to buy an accessory to go with it. After deliberating I settled upon the Pochette Cosmetiques in mono because I thought it would be the most universal choice. I could easily toss it in any of my bags and always carry a cute LV piece with me, and I always carry a makeup bag, so it would come everywhere. It arrived today and it's really cute, but since this will be my only accessories purchase for awhile, I want to make sure I have no doubts! Again, I like it, but the interior is a really light khaki color (good for finding items, bad for keeping clean) and I have to wonder whether it's too pedestrian a choice (ie, I could buy any old makeup bag and use it, why not get something more flashy/exciting). What do you guys think?

Here are my options as I see them:

-Keep the mono, it's classic, I like it, it's a sensible addition to my bag wardrobe.

-Exchange for the Damier Pochette Cosmetiques, which has a darker interior.

-Exchange for something flashy and fun - vernis or mc cles, etc, even if it won't get used as frequently.

-Get Damier Azur accessory instead (mini pochette?) to match the Speedy - matching accessories will look better in the long run.

The only things I wouldn't want to exchange the makeup bag for are a pochette accessories (I wouldn't use it outside of the bag and don't really want something that big inside of my bags) and a wallet (I've already decided that I want a damier koala wallet and will be saving for it this fall). What do you think? Thanks for the input!
 
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vanojr9

Pics! Both bags together (aww, how cute!) and the interior of the pochette.
 

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chessmont

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I have one in Mono that is 17 years old - the interior still looks good (just has some fraying along the where it is hemmed along the zipper). Unless it has changed over the years, the interior is a material that can be wiped down with a damp cloth...

Mind you, I haven't had any makeup disasters inside the bag as far as spills, etc.
 
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vanojr9

cool, thanks for all of the advice! I'm glad to know that cleanup is easy with it, I was a little concerned!
 

chessmont

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cool, thanks for all of the advice! I'm glad to know that cleanup is easy with it, I was a little concerned!
--I thought yours looked smaller than mine - the one I have is abt 10 x 7, I don't even know if they make that size any more. But anyhoo, if the linings are the same, I have had no problems.
 
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vanojr9

^^I was curious so I measured...mine is about 7 inches by 4.5 inches, so it is definitely smaller.
 

Mick

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hi van! i'd keep it as well...mine is 10 years old and looks brand new.very durable and functional as well. if it gets messy from a makeup opening up inside , a baby wipe usually takes it right away....:tup:
now, another suggestion might be the poche toilette 19--same price, about same size, but looks cute carried as a clutch as well:yes:
 

lvdreamer

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I would keep it -- it's a classic beauty. But if you really are worried about the inside, then I would go with the damier ebene version and then you could have both shades of damier together.