We delve into the handbag. We delve into the handbag's fascinating history, and look at what makes it a true investment piece.
Which Chanel Bag is Best?, Classic Flap vs Reissue
Chanel’s new handbag campaign, entitled “The Chanel Iconic”, shines the spotlight on one of the Chanel’s forever classics: the 11.12 bag. Commonly referred to as the Chanel Flap bag, the quilted shoulder style takes the blueprint of the 2.55 bag and gives it a twist. Here is why the Chanel 11.12 bag is still the ultimate French-girl chic fashion investment.
Chanel's “Iconic” Campaign Shows Why Its Flap Bag Is The Ultimate Modern Investment
How to distinguish between an original Chanel handbag and a fake, replicated, counterfeited one? How to buy a coveted original Chanel bag with absolute certainty in a ocean of counterfeited products? The Luxcollector’s manual on how to tell an original Chanel handbag from its many fakes. Today Chanel is the most iconic. The Luxcollector’s manual on how to tell an original Chanel handbag from its many fakes. How to distinguish between a fake, pre-owned, vintage and brand-new bags. What to pay attention to when buying your Chanel online or from a second-hand shop.
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Designer 101, Vault 101 - A Complete Guide To A Classic Staple - For the handbag-obsessed, there is perhaps no greater bag than the Chanel Classic Flap.
Chanel 101: The Classic Flap, also known as The 11.12 - The Vault
Chanel 2.55 Reissue 227 Maxi shoulder bag in metallic grey aged calfskin featuring aged silver-tone hardware. Opens with a classic turn-lock and a flap. Lined in metallic grey smooth calfskin with two patch pockets and one lipstick pocket against the back. Has an open pocket directly under the flap, on the back and one behind the flap. Bag features a secret zipper pocket on the inside of the top flap. Has been carried and is in excellent condition. Comes with dust bag.
Chanel 2.55 Reissue 227 Maxi Shoulder Bag Metallic Grey Aged Calfskin Leather
My far-from-scientific gut feeling is that 99 percent of all girls polled will say they would love to own a classic quilted Chanel bag. It's the sort of simple chic that lands on the wish lists of prim preppy and downtown types alike, and it's never going out of style (or, sadly, on sale, with most classic styles retailing a little over $3,000). To celebrate what would've been Coco Chanel's birthday today, we're focusing on the quilted 2.55 bag and the stories and history behind its creation. —The name 2.55 is the bag's own birthday: It was created in February 1955. —It wasn't the first Chanel-designed bag. That honor belongs to a piece created in 1929, but the 2.55 was modified for practical reasons. "I got fed up with holding my purses in my hands and losing them, so I added a strap and carried them over my shoulder," Chanel was reported as saying in Coco Chanel by Justine Picardie. —Those chain straps might've been influenced by a few different things: the bridles and harnesses of horses or the type of belts worn by the nuns who presided over Coco's early education. —The quilted leather, now so synonymous with the
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