Part II: PurseBop Scores at Hermès Faubourg Saint Honoré: Part II of the Trilogy. And the fourth piece I’ve been toying to get is (surprise, surprise) the Goyard Saint Louis GM in Black. Goyard Saint Louis Collection Few brands rank as high in my heart as Goyard does and though I already own 3 pieces from this brand lately I’ve been itching to get myself a fourth. The Artois has leather corners that provide a base foundation to hold shape even when empty. Same for the Kelly 32, great fit unzippered. Goyard St. Louis Tote PM. Like the Saint Louis, the Goyard Artois is a rectangular-shaped tote composed of goyardine canvas with sturdy thin shoulder straps available in two sizes (although the Artois comes in PM and MM and the Saint Louis is MM and GM). A Birkin 35 will not fit. The Goyard St. Louis and Anjou Totes. Let’s compare feature by feature. Approximately $500 more expensive depending on the style. There was a time when B35 was my go-to travel handbag, but lately I’ve been accompanied by B30s and 25s. PurseBop Falls for a Chanel Boy in Paris Strap length – The Artois strap is longer than that of the Saint Louis, making it more comfortable on the shoulder. We verified and used updated prices for the Saint Louis totes also as there recently was a price increase. Sizes: Goyard Saint Louis PM Bag: 19′ x 11′ x 6′ inches: Goyard Saint Louis GM Bag: 23′ x 13′ x 7′ inches: Goyard Anjou Reversible Tote Prices. Obviously, the Artois tote is more expensive than the Saint Louis. We include a chart calculating and showing the potential savings by purchasing Goyard totes in Paris. Nesting bags: Artois tote mm contains Birkin 25 that contains mini Chanel classic flap. Well, this Saint Louis by Goyard is the most popular bag among fashionistas all around the world if they need to travel with a functional bag. Year Created: Unclear Sizes Currently Produced: PM and GM Availability: In-Store at Goyard boutiques or Goyard leased departments in Bergdorf Goodman or select Barneys locations. Available in two sizes (small and large) and three colours of Goyardine canvas (green, burgundy and sky blue), the Saint-Louis Pertuis, whose name celebrates the river worker roots of the Goyard family, will be your perfect summer partner. For starters, my bags have shrunk. The Artois has a zipper top, providing extra security. Designer Goyard Exterior An attractive tote highlighted by the fine chevron pattern print,making up the bag exterior,a detachable coin purse that can be slung out. 06-13-2018. While goyardine fabric is used for both, the Artois fabric is heavier. Your Cart. The result of downsizing is that my Saint Louis is now oversized for my needs. The Artois comes in classic black all the special colors available by Goyard for an upcharge. Bottom corners are reinforced with leather ensuring a firmer base foundation. Not to fear (except for my bank account), my collection continues to grow, but I find myself purchasing and using smaller size bags, especially Birkins and Kellys. Part I: Hermès in Paris With PurseBop: Part I of the Trilogy Menu. Structure – The Artois is a more structured tote than the Saint Louis. We all know how I like a structured (not floppy) bag – and the Artois does that. Weekend getaway in Chicago – Here you can see my mini sized bags fitting comfortably with the zipper of the Artois closed. Create unlimited popups at any size (even fullscreen) with any modules in them. For years, the popular Goyard Saint Louis Tote has come in just two sizes: PM and GM, which are small and large, in handbag size terms, if you’re just learning the ropes. The following charts  review the prices of both totes in both the United States and Paris. The sizes include a PM (19x11x6 inches), GM (12x13x7 inches) and TPM (8x12x4). Entirely reversible like all the other members of the Saint Louis family*, the Saint Louis XXL tote is available in four quietly sophisticated muted tones: Black, Black & Tan, Grey and Navy Blue. Popup module with page builder support. This is a super popular bag yet I do not see it on the streets as much as I do Louis Vuitton Neverfulls due to the exclusivity of the brand: Goyard has only 29 boutiques around the world and they do not sell directly online, or even display their catalog online. The PM is 11 inches wide across the bottom, while the GM is 13 inches wide, which makes them popular choices for day bags or carry-ons, respectively. Note the zippered Artois tote containing my bags above that made the trip. *The Saint Louis tote bag is also available in PM (small) and GM (large) sizes. Here’s the practical on how it works for travel and bag nesting. Again I really enjoy the secure inside pocket for my phone and wallet. Send. It also is better for taller people and for wearing over a coat. I purchased a mens bi -fold wallet for Mr. PurseBop. Weekend trip to DC – This time I brought my Birkin 25 in bubblegum pink and a Chanel mini in orange patent. To review our extensive earlier coverage of the Goyard Saint Louis totes, please visit:  Pockets and Pochettes – The Saint Louis comes with a small attached pochette. Although to some, totes may seem interchangeable, Goyard’s two popular options differ in important aspects. So what’s the difference? Just a disclaimer – we assumed that the U.S. customs duty (when purchased in Paris and declared) would be roughly the same as state sales tax when purchased stateside. There is, in fact, a new(ish) tote in town: the Artois. However, the tote stands tall and I love the easy access to my phone and travel documents from the sturdy inside pocket of the Artois. Let’s take a look at each tote style in both of the available sizes and in the black and specialty color options, shall we? For me, it improves upon the classic Goyard tote and was worth a shot. Advanced Popup Module. It’s been a loyal and utilitarian travel companion for the past two years, but I was feeling the need for something new.