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Everything about the Goyard Saigon Bag

By Lindsey Weiss
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Goyard Saigon Bag

History of the Goyard Saigon Bag

In the 1930s, a custom order was made for a French Goyard customer who was living in Indochina at the time. Goyard created the Saigon bag to celebrate the customers' love for travel, elegance, and the allure of the Indochina countries. The Goyard Saigon bag was reissued in the early 2000s. The Goyard Saigon bag has a unique trapezoidal shape. Its distinctive silhouette adds a touch of modernity and sophistication to any look. The Goyard Saigon bag features a flap that tucks in, providing security for your belongings. One of the standout features of the Saigon bag is its hand-carved beechwood top handle and wood accents down the front. The bag is a playful nod to Goyard's signature trunk details, incorporating wooden accents, leather-reinforced corners, and rivets. The Goyard Saigon bag is a statement piece that combines fashion and functionality. The Goyard Saigon bag comes in Mini, PM, and MM with special edition Nano.

Goyard Saigon Structured Nano

Saigon Bag Structured

The more popular version of the Goyard Saigon bag is the structured version with distinct corners that are similar to the Sellier model of Hermès bags. The top handle is wood and there is wood trim down the front of the bag with metal rivets. The bag also comes with a removeable shoulder strap. The standard Mini and PM with the brand's Goyardine pattern come in brands standard eleven colors. There is a version in all leather in the PM size comes in six colors. The Nano size is only available as a limited edition and generally is released in one color at a time. Goyard has also started releasing limited editions Saigon bags with patterns layered on top of its signature Goyardine canvas that are being produced in PM and Mini sizes.

Goyard Saigon PM Structured

Saigon Bag Souple

Goyard Saigon Souple Mini

The Goyard Saigon Souple version is a more relaxed shape that is similar to the Retourne model of Hermès bags. It is more casual style bag but has the same flap top and recognizable shape. While it has a wood top handle and removable strap it does not have the wood and rivet accents down the front of the bag. The Goyard Saigon Souple comes in Mini and PM sizes and in Goyard's eleven standard Goyardine canvas colors.

More Goyard Saigon Styles

Goyard continues to expand its Saigon line of bags. It recently released a Saigon Mini Trunk bag that does not have a flap or shoulder strap and has wood accents and rivets on both sides of the bag. It is most structured of all of the Saigon bags. The member of the Saigon family is the the Goyard Saigon Tote. It has the same distinct flap and comes in the standard Goyardine canvas in all eleven colors. The tote does not have the iconic wood handle but the back flap is secured with a wood strip and silver rivets. The Saigon tote only comes in one size.

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