Simply put, the Louis Vuitton Microchip is a tiny memory card that holds the date code and other important information about your Louis Vuitton bag or accessory. Even as a original owner of a Louis Vuitton item, you don't have access to the info on a microchip! That's why you need a Louis Vuitton Authentication Service that can help you with any bag from vintage to new.
Are Louis Vuitton bags microchipped now?
Since March 2021, Louis Vuitton has placed microchips in their bags and select SLG's such as wallets and accessories. This means your bag will not have a date code or a separate made in stamp that made in USA items typically had.
Made in USA tag on select Louis Vuitton items made before March 2021
How do you scan a LV microchip?
To scan for a Louis Vuitton microchip, you must use a NFC reader tag app or utilize the NFC function on your phone. Take off your phone case and physically slide and tap the phone on outside and inside of your item. Your phone will vibrate and tell you that a microchip was detected HOWEVER it will not tell you what information is inside the microchip. It will only display generic information about the microchip itself.
Louis Vuitton's own app to view the information on the microchip from 2021
What does microchip mean for bags?
The microchip makes it slightly harder for Louis Vuitton lovers to purchase and sell second-hand goods. While it does make Louis Vuitton authentication slightly harder, we still inspect used Louis Vuitton goods with high accuracy. The microchip was intended to protect Louis Vuitton's brand, which is deterring replica makers and skeptical LV lovers from buying used Louis Vuitton bags and accessories.
How do I check my Louis Vuitton serial number?
To check the serial number or date code for your Louis Vuitton, you need to have an idea on how old your bag or accessory is. If it's a newer item, scan your bag for a microchip. If you don't get any results, your item has a date code. Date codes are usually placed near stitching or hidden in pockets. If you've had no luck trying to locate the serial number, let a LV Authenticator help you! We review hundreds of Louis Vuitton per month.
Ensuring Authenticity and Security
Counterfeit products have plagued the luxury industry for years, undermining brand reputation and customer trust. Louis Vuitton takes a stand against this issue with their microchip technology. The embedded microchip acts as a digital signature, providing a unique identifier for each product.
The Future of Luxury
The introduction of the Louis Vuitton microchip marks a significant milestone in the world of luxury fashion. It showcases the brand's dedication to staying at the forefront of innovation while maintaining their timeless appeal.
As technology continues to advance, we can expect to see more luxury brands embracing similar concepts. The marriage of fashion and technology opens up a world of possibilities, creating a seamless blend of style, convenience, and personalization.
With the Louis Vuitton microchip, the future of luxury is here, and it's more connected and captivating than ever before.