Vintage Redesign Question

Jan 19, 2007
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Hello everyone,

I am new to BV and just was gifted a vintage BV from my mother's collection. It is in immaculate condition and I adore everything about it, except the shoulder strap. The bag has a shoulder strap that is tied in a knot at the top.

I think the bag would be very chic with a different strap. I called a store in NYC and they said they could repair it and "might" be able to replace it. To cross reference/double check, I called another store. They said that only repairs were possible and I would have to take the bag to a leather specialist to have it altered in anyway, but that they did not recommend having any work done by a non-BV artesian.

So, my question to all of your BV experts and enthusiasts is have you ever heard of BV modernizing a bag? Thank you in advance for helping me work through this situation.
 

grietje

O.G.
Oct 18, 2007
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Our Septembersiren can confirm the name but I think you can call Modern leather in NYC. They do many of BV's repairs.
 
Apr 15, 2007
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You can contact Modern Leather Goods at 212.279.3263 They are located at
2 W. 32nd St in NYC

They do BV repairs & you may want to send a pic & see what they suggest
 
Jan 19, 2007
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Thank you everyone for the fast and thoughtful responses! I really appreciate it. I am excited to redesign my vintage beauty. I will be sure to post before and after pics for everyone as well.