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Chanel has always been a synonym for elegance and good taste. The exclusive leather types such as Caviar Leather, the legendary CC rotary locks and the quilting on the leather are still something extraordinary and stand for their own look. Many designs from Coco Chanel himself are still style -defining and have been something very special at the time of her first appearance: The Little Black Dress was modern, stylish and comfortable at the same time, its perfumes developed into bestsellers and Chanel's tweed combinations mastering the language of feminine elegance until Perfect today. During the long cooperation with Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel kept introducing bags that still look modern and are absolute fashion legends. In this Secondhandbags Blog articles we provide an overview of some of the most famous and most memorable pocket models in the traditional French House of Chanel.

1. Chanel 2.55:

In February 1955, Coco Chanel provided a very special one Bag before: The Chanel 2.55 bears your name in honor of this first publication date. The extraordinary: the Bag had a long chain strap for the first time, with the help of which they Bag could be worn comfortably over the shoulder. From now on, both were hands when carrying the Bag Free, unique! The structure of a Bag With two flaps, the double flap was born. The Bag was re -published in February 2005 as Chanel 2.55 Reissue, just in time for his 50th birthday. The bags have a rectangular gymnastics lock closure on the front flap and have a chain strap. Bags of the 2,55 series come in the four, regular, numbered size 224, 225, 226, 227. Models consist of all kinds of leather types, and they are and is also made of other materials such as denim and tweed as well as with almost all conceivable decorations.

Chanel 2.55 Reissue Medium Black Aged Calfskin Gold
Chanel 2.55 Reissue Medium Black Aged Calfskin Gold / Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel 2.55 mass:


W20CM x H14.5cm x D7.5cm


W24cm x H16cm x D7cm


W28cm x H19cm x D7cm

227 W31cm x H20cm x D10cm

2. Chanel Classic Flap Bag:

The Chanel Classic Flap Bag was offered by Chanel for the first time in 1985. The Bag was conceived by Karl Lagerfeld and provided with a CC rotating closure, as is still known today. The bags appeared in seven different sizes over the years: Extra mini, old mini, new mini, small, medium, jumbo and maxi. The bags come with a chain strap with a continuous leather strap. The bags are among the absolute icons of the house and shine in many colors in Lambskin and Caviar Leather and in all possible hardware variations.

Chanel Classic Double Flap Medium Black Lambskin Gold
Chanel Classic Double Flap Medium Black Lambskin Gold/ Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel Classic Flap Bag mass:

Extra mini

W17cm x H10cm x D7.5cm

Old mini

W17cm x H13.5cm x D8cm

New mini

W20CM x H12cm x D6cm


W23.5cm x H14.5cm x D6cm


W25.5cm x H15.5cm x D6.5cm


W30CM x H19.5cm x D10cm


W34cm x H23cm x D10cm

The Chanel Classic Double & Single Flap Bags are new than, for example, the bags of the 2,55 series, even though they lead “Classic” in their name. The special of both pocket models in the Double Flap variant is their structure: the variant with two flaps and a hidden zipper is unique. Anyone who held one of these bags in their hands will not forget that. Incidentally, there has been no single flap in production since 2014, neither 2.55 nor Classic Flap. Chanel single flap bags Last but not least, for this reason, they are rather rare and sought -after collector's objects.

3. Chanel Boy:

The bags out Chanel’s Boy series were for the first time presented in 2011 And remind you of Arthur Boy Capel, a British polo player who was Coco Chanel's lover for a while, inspired her in the first few years and supported her first shops. Karl Lagerfeld was responsible for the design of the series and gave the bags an angular look with a rectangular closure on the front flap. In addition, the pockets of the series have quilted caps along the edges. The pockets were or are in the four regular sizes Small, old medium, new medium and large as well as all kinds of color combinations offered over the years. There are also variations that take up the look for the striking closure and interpret in other formats.

Chanel Boy Medium Black Lambskin Gold
Chanel Boy Medium Black Lambskin Gold / Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel Boy mass:


W20CM x H12cm x D8cm

Old medium

W25cm x H15cm x D9cm

New medium

W28cm x 17cm x D9cm


W30cm x H21cm x D10cm

4. Chanel Diana:

The bags out Chanel's Diana series were From 1989 to 1995 in production And were only reissued for the collection in 2015 as a vintage chic flap in a slightly modified form. So there was a 20 -year period in which Chanel no Diana offered. The one belongs Bag To the absolute icons of the house. Karl Lagerfeld, the grand master and designer of most of the bags presented here, named the Bag After the then princess Diana, she was often seen with a small Diana. The bags were offered by Chanel in the two sizes small and medium, are similar to a Chanel Classic single flap and have slightly rounded caps along the edges, which together with the shiny CC rotating lock provide a particularly elegant picture. The bags are in demand today, especially older, well -preserved Caviar Models are searched for by fans. The classic Lambskin versions are still reminiscent of the elegant legacy of Princess Diana and their meaning as a fashion icon of the 90's.

Chanel Diana Medium Black Lambskin Gold
Chanel Diana Medium Black Lambskin Gold/ Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel Diana mass:


W22.5cm x H14cm x D7cm


W26cm x H16cm x D9cm

5. Chanel Grand Shopping Tote (GST):

One of the most popular bags in the house are the bags of the shopping series in their different sizes. The pockets of the series have a typical quilting, which also shows a large CC logo quilting on the front. The Grand shopping Tote, for short GSt, the large variant of the shopping series represents. The bags are an elegant partner for everyday life and were primarily in Caviar Leather offered. The most common colors are black and beige. The bags have a chain strap with continuous leather strap and leather protection in the carrying area. Since 2013, the Bags of the GST series have not been manufactured and are seriously missing by fans to this day.

Chanel GST Black Caviar gold
Chanel GST Black Caviar Gold/ photo by Secondhandbags

Chanel GST Mass:


W33cm x H25.5cm x D13.5cm

6. Chanel Petit Shopping Tote (PST):

The somewhat narrower variant of the GST lists in the name Petit shopping Tote, PST for short. The bags are also primarily in Caviar Leather and mentioned colors offered and represent a no less elegant variant of a shopor's first quality. Chanel took the PST off the market in 2012.

Chanel PST White Caviar gold
Chanel PST White Caviar Gold/ photo by Secondhandbags

Chanel PST mass:


W25.5cm x H24cm x D9cm

7. Chanel Medallion:

The bags out Chanel's medallon series are located Not in production since 2013but with their look are still one of the most memorable and popular pockets in the house in recent years. In particular, the CC logo quilting on the front and the large, golden zipper at the zipper draw the views of this elegant and at the same time fashionable shopper.

Chanel Medallion Tote BAG Black Caviar gold
Chanel Medallion Tote BAG Black Caviar Gold/ photo by Secondhandbags

Chanel Medallion Mass:


W29cm x H25.5cm x D14cm

8. Chanel Cambon Ligne:

In 1910, Coco Chanel opened her first shop in the Rue Cambon Parisian. The bags of the Cambon Ligne became presented for the first time in 2004 And remind of this historic place. The pockets of the series soon turned out to be a bestseller. Bags of the series were offered in different color combination. While the majority of the series is no longer managed in the Chanel program today, the look with CC logos moved out of the format is still used when the WOC series bags. At the time of their first appearance they were Tote Bags in their three sizes and the small cross -body bags of the collection are particularly in demand.

Chanel Cambon Ligne Tote BAG Medium Black Lambskin
Chanel Cambon Ligne Tote BAG Medium Black Lambskin / Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel Cambon Ligne Tote Bag mass:


W15cm x H20cm x D10cm


W30CM x H24cm x D11cm


W40cm x H25cm x D14cm

9. Chanel Cerf Tote:

The elegant Chanel Cerf Tote Was for the first time in the year 2005 offered for sale and comes in the three regular sizes Small, regular and tall. The bags of the series like their clear lines and a subtle appearance. The bags are closed at the upper opening via a rotating lock. The pockets come in Caviar Or Calfskin leather and are made shine by silver or golden hardware. Originally referred to "Cerf" a kind of hirschle leather, which, however, is no longer offered in this form of Chanel.

Chanel Executive Cerf Tote Black Caviar gold
Chanel Executive Cerf Tote Black Caviar Gold/ photo by Secondhandbags

Chanel Cerf Tote Dimensions:


W30.5cm x H17.5cm x D6cm


W35.5cm x H25.5cm x D15cm


W45.5cm x H33cm x D15cm

10. Chanel Trendy CC Top Handle Bag:

The bags out Chanel’s Trendy CC collection belong Since 2014 To the most popular bags in the house. Chanel hands only a few pockets in the series to his customers every year. The bags skillfully continue the long tradition of Chanel Top Handle Bags and have some characteristics that take off and make them absolute collector's pieces for Chanel connoisseurs. On the one hand, the inner structure is three -broken down, on the other hand, a polished metal strip with Chanel engraving shines on the top of the bags. The Bag Has a handle on the top and a chain strap with leather strap so that it can Bag be worn in the hand or loosely over the shoulder. The otherwise classic Chanel look with CC closure and quilt on the leather speaks for itself.

Chanel Trendy CC Top Top Handle Small Coral Lambskin Gold
Chanel Trendy CC Top Handle Small Coral Lambskin Gold/ Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel trendy cc top handle bag mass:


W18cm x H25cm x D9cm


W21cm x H29cm x D9cm


W26cm x H31cm x D16cm

11. Chanel Coco Handle Flap Bag:

Other well -known representatives from Chanel’s Top Handle Bag Family provide the bags of the Chanel Coco Handle series dar. The bags seduce with their classic look and become Offered every year from Chanel since 2017. The bags have a timeless design and stand for a classic Chanel Look, with quilts on the leather and hardware around a CC Turn Lock closure. The bags have a removable shoulder strap. Chanel offers the bags in the four sizes mini, small, medium and large. One of the most sought -after models is certainly among the newer pockets.

Chanel Coco Handle Flap Bag Medium Black Caviar Ruthenium
Chanel Coco Handle Flap Bag Medium Black Caviar Ruthenium/ photo by Secondhandbags

Chanel Coco Handle Flap Bag Mass:


W19cm x H13cm x D9cm


W24cm x H14cm x D10cm


W29cm x H18cm x D12cm


W33cm x H22cm x D10cm

12. Chanel Camera Bag:

Also often the Chanel Camera Bag Called as a member of the ranks of real Chanel classics. Over the years the Bag Published and switched in different sizes over the year from a small crossbody bag to a full shoulder bag. Logostpuffs and plug -in compartments on the front adorn the Bags that caused a sensation for the first time in the 80s And commemorate the today's exotic format at the time.

Chanel Camera Bag CC Small Black Lambskin Gold
Chanel Camera Bag CC Small Black Lambskin Gold / Photo BY Secondhandbags

Chanel Camera Bag mass:


W18cm x H11cm x D6cm


W23cm x H15.5cm x D7cm

13. Chanel WOC:

The Chanel WOC Wallet on Chain Every year is a game ball of the latest ideas. While the construction in the interior is always the same, the Bag Different styles and Chanel rows over the years. So there is Chanel Classic Woc’s, Chanel Timeless Woc’s, Boy Woc’s, Cambon Ligne Woc’s, and some more. The small cross -body bags are therefore interesting for collectors.

Chanel WOC Black Caviar Silver
Chanel Classic WOC Black Caviar Silver / photo by Secondhandbags

Chanel WOC Mass:


W19cm x H12cm x D3.5cm

All Chanel bags stand for an exceptionally exclusive look. Whether top handle bags with chevron quilting or stuck backpacks made of paint leather with golden hardware, Chanel has the measure of all things ready for everyone!

Here you continue to the two parts 2 and 3 of our Chanel Guide Blog series:

Chanel Guide (2/3): Chanel leather types

Chanel Guide (3/3): Chanel Hardwaretype

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