Louis Vuitton snapback 1980’s hat
05/03/2011 § 3 Comments
We are all familiar with the ubiquitous vintage MCM monogram snapback hat. The iconic hip hop status symbol is not in a league of its own. In the 1980’s the houses of Gucci, Fendi and even Louis Vuitton all had monogram snapback hat replicas made in their honor.
I’ve had them all at one point or another but they usually fly right out of my hands and into those of stoked clients. It’s safe to say there aren’t many of these still around. Sometimes they end up in creative hands that have the ability to emphasize their unique character:
This bootleg niche of vintage hip hop fashion is not that easy to explain so I’ll make it a point to explore the topic in-depth sometime in the near future. The LV version of the monogram snapback hat is definitely the most uncommon version of the pack. I’m glad I finally took the extra time to archive this and share it with you.