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The latest collection from Chanel features a collection of bags, designed by Karl Lagerfeld. Details of this collection include mixed fabrics, colors and shapes with contrasting structure, multiple metals and adorned with jewelry and charms paying homage to the brands namesake and her preferences and superstitions. From the strict lines in the BOY CHANEL line, a classic rectangular shape and the spirited gourmette large link chain, and identifiable signature graphic double C clasp. The CAMERA CASE line, inspired by cases carried by photographers and reporters; first appearing in the collections of the 1980s. These bags embellished with lucky charms, a signature of the very superstitious Gabrielle Chanel, who would insert them  into her creations. The CLASSIC HANDBAG is a Lagerfeld reinvention of the classic 2.55 handbag and includes a bag within a bag. Bags made of tweed, like the garments are a perfect matched pairing. VANITY CASE is a charming…

Iconic and Irreplaceable CHANEL. Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel is arguably one of the most iconic and game-changing women in fashion. Born in 1883, she opened her first boutique for…

Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel ran Chanel from 1909 – 1971, She founded her couture house, revolutionized fashion with her back-to-basics approach. Chanel’s vision for her designs of elegance, class and originality in woman’s wear was born during a time when a woman’s clothes were more about opulence. At the time she began designing women were in need of more practical clothing as many were doing factory work as it was during WWI and the work conditions demanded a more warm wardrobe. Coco was inspired by men’s clothing and designed flannel blazers, straight linen skirts, sailor tops, long jersey sweaters, shirt jackets; all items not only still worn and considered fashionable today in the Chanel line, but all are available items in lines of other designers around the world. Chanel still reins as a fashion leader. CONNECT WITH CHANEL ON FACEBOOK