Hi all, I'm gonna ask a question and I hope I don't get flamed for it! I don't mean to upset anyone, or tick anyone off. I truly just want to know: The question is what is the true difference between Dooney monogram type bags and LV mono? I know there are many on this site who **LOVE** LV. I find some of their bags quite cute too. However, I have been reading many of the boards and have found that many people who love LV also tend to bash Dooney & Burke. Now, I don't have any special feelings for Dooney. I think some of their bags are nice, but I don't own one myself, I did get one for my 13 year old recently, but that's besides the point. As I understand it, the lv mono bags are not leather (except for the trim) and neither are Dooneys, so why are Dooneys so looked down upon? I agree some of their prints are juvenile looking, but then LV has some of those "cutesie" prints as well. Aside from the fact that LV is made in France and extremely overpriced for the non-leather bags, what is the real difference? Personally I feel that dooney and coach are over priced as well for non leather items, though I prefer Coach as their styling is more mature... But generally, I'd rather spend a few hundred dollars on a leather bag, rather than canvas, I think that with leather at least you get workmanship for your $$$. Would love to hear all opinions on this.