Louis Vuitton is one of the world’s most prestigious brands, with a range of ultra-luxury products.
Among the brand’s extensive list of popular handbag styles, the Pochette Metis and Micro Metis are top-of-mind and two well-known styles, each with their own unique features and benefits. Comparing the sizes, the similarities and differences between the two styles, and their functionality can help you decide which one is right for you. Whether you’re looking for a smaller, more compact bag or a larger one with more room, the Pochette Metis and Micro Metis work for any occasion. Let’s get you closer to deciding on the perfect one!
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The Pochette Metis & Micro Metis: Comparing Sizes
First of all, the size differences are pretty obvious when comparing these two bags in person side by side. But if you don’t have either one of these bags in front of you, it’s worth noting the measurements of each. Although they look relatively similar at first glance, the Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis is much bigger and measures 10″ x 7.5″ x 3″ with a top handle drop of 1″ and a shoulder strap drop of 18″. The Louis Vuitton Micro Metis is smaller, as the name implies, and measures approximately 5.25″ x 3.75″ x 1.25″ with a top handle drop of 0.25″ and a shoulder strap drop of 19″.
Knowing the measurements, let’s move on to some of the style similarities and differences between these two Louis Vuitton bags.
The Pochette Metis & Micro Metis: Comparing Features
Although the two differ in size, these bags share many similarities. Specifically, both Metis styles feature an adjustable top handle, the iconic S-lock closure, and partitioned interior compartments. Both styles also come in empreinte leather and coated canvas options.
And the differences? A few things. The Pochette Metis features a removable adjustable shoulder strap, whereas the Micro Metis comes with a removable chain strap (that is not adjustable). However, can you wear the Pochette Metis strap on the Micro Metis? You sure can!
Pro tip: you technically can style any strap on the Pochette Metis and Micro Metis. And both straps can be styled on other Louis Vuitton bags, as well. Repurpose and reuse! The options are endless. Browse all extra straps at FASHIONPHILE.
Another important difference between the Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis and Micro Metis is the storage options. On the exterior, the Pochette Metis features a back zip pocket, whereas the Micro Metis does not. Looking at the inside, both bags have partitioned compartments; however, the Pochette Metis has two compartments along with a back slip pocket. The Micro Metis, on the other hand, only has two small compartments.
Knowing the similarities and differences in features between the Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis and the Micro Metis can also help gauge functionality. Here are some references as to what fits inside each bag.
What is the Pochette Metis good for?
What is this bag great for? Our Personal Shoppers recommend this bag for any time you want to stay organized, whether that’s at the office, at a conference, or touring around the city. It’s a great choice for so many occasions. And because this bag is super versatile, you can wear it in many ways.
For more on the Pochette Metis, watch this comprehensive video that gives a closer look at this iconic bag!
What is the Micro Metis good for?
What is this bag great for? Our Personal Shoppers recommend this bag for when you don’t require too much to be carried with you. It’s great for celebrations such as a work dinner or a night out on the town! Despite its tiny size, it’s quite versatile. You can wear it as a bag or convert it into a wallet to store your important cards, ID, and cash. Perks of a small bag, you can effortlessly fit it inside another bag!
Overall, both Louis Vuitton Pochette Metis and Micro Metis bags are loved for many reasons, making them popular choices among fashion enthusiasts. The Pochette Metis and Micro Metis are two well-known styles, each with its own unique features and benefits.