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Chanel Chevron Gabrielle Hobo Bag Red
By Chanel
Located in Flushing, NY
Condition: Brand New Dimension: 8 x 6 x 3 in | Handle Drop 16 in, Strap Drop 29 in Accompanied by: This item comes with all accessories
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

WOMENS DESIGNER Chanel Camera Bag Chevron
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Just stunning.! This Chanel mini cross-body bag in chevron pattern is timeless and classic which can be worn as a cross-body or a shoulder bag. This bag is preloved and in excellent ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel beige chevron shoulder bag
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Vintage Chanel beige chevron shoulder bag. - Front slip pockets in both sides. - Interior pocket zip closure and interior slip pocket. - Measurements: 28cm x 19cm x 9cm. Drop...
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1980s Structured Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel beige chevron shoulder bag
  • Chanel beige chevron shoulder bag
  • Chanel beige chevron shoulder bag
  • Chanel beige chevron shoulder bag
H 3.94 in. W 3.55 in. L 11.03 in.
Chanel Boy Flap Bag Chevron Calfskin Small
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Wear and darkening on rear edges, flap and base corners. Creasing and minor scuffs underneath flap, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card, Dust ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Maxi Chevron Patent Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Athens, GA
Chanel Red Chevron Patent Maxi Bag. Double flap bag. Silver hardware. Good condition. Clean interior. Includes authenticity card. Beautiful cherry red color bag. Guaranteed authentic.
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel Black Chevron Leather Vintage Day Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Black Chevron Leather Day Bag is in excellent vintage condition, circa 1989-1991. Timeless and sophisticated, this classic Chanel is the perfect way to elevate...
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Late 20th Century Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Medium Cream Chevron Stitch Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in Athens, GA
Chanel Cream Chevron Stitch Boy Bag. Medium size. Unique cross stitch details on trim of bag. Light pink/ beige color leather. Ruthenium hardware. A nice neutral color bag. Excellent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Brown Chevron Leather Large Statement Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
The Statement bag reflects true femininity and sets new standards for premium luxury pieces. This bag flaunts brown chevron-quilted leather on the exterior. The iconic CC logo in gol...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Green Chevron Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Every Chanel creation deserves to be etched with honor in the history of fashion as they carry irreplaceable style. Like this stunner of a Boy Flap that has been exquisitely crafted ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Green Chevron Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
  • Chanel Green Chevron Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
  • Chanel Green Chevron Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
  • Chanel Green Chevron Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
H 5.52 in. W 3.15 in. L 9.85 in.
Chanel Black Chevron Leather CC Subtle Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
The House of Chanel knows best how to craft high-value, upscale pieces that gain popularity in no time. Designed with black chevron quilted leather with a CC logo embedded on the fro...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Black Chevron Leather CC Subtle Flap Bag
  • Chanel Black Chevron Leather CC Subtle Flap Bag
  • Chanel Black Chevron Leather CC Subtle Flap Bag
  • Chanel Black Chevron Leather CC Subtle Flap Bag
H 5.52 in. W 2.37 in. L 8.67 in.
Chanel Chevron Caviar Medium Boy Bag Dark Gris
By Chanel
Located in Flushing, NY
Chanel Chevron Caviar Medium Boy Bag Dark Gris Condition: Brand New Dimension: 9.75 x 6 x 3 in; Drop: 11.5 in; Drop: 20.5 in Accompanied by: This item comes with all accessories
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Vintage Zip Shoulder Bag Chevron Caviar Medium
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Moderate wear, creasing and scuffs on exterior, handles and in interior, scratches, discoloration and tarnish on hardware. Accessories: No Accessor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Vintage Chanel Navy Chevron Quilted Tassel Camera Bag
By Chanel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Vintage Chanel Navy Chevron Quilted Tassel Camera Bag in very good condition. Navy lambskin in chevron quilt with gold hardware. Front CC twist lock flap pocket. Fringe leather tasse...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

CHANEL 2017 PARIS-CUBA Chevron Canvas Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Made in Italy, this beautiful 2017 Chanel ‘Paris-Cuba’ tote bag has been made from khaki-green and brown chevron canvas exterior with light-pink canvas interior with one zip leather ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Metallic Grey Chevron Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
The Boy flap bag is an icon of Chanel's. This here is a version in metallic grey chevron leather. It brings the signature label within the fabric interior and the iconic CC push lock...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Maroon Chevron Caviar Leather Medium Boy Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
A popular design, this Boy flap bag is no less grand than the other Chanel's iconic handbags. Exquisitely crafted from maroon Caviar leather, it bears the signature label inside the ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Gold Chevron Quilted Leather Medium Easy Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Chanel's flap bags are famous around the world and they are a classic in the holy realm of handbags. The Easy Flap bag is from that fabulous lot and it comes flaunting a chevron quil...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel All Day Long Bowler Bag Chevron Leather Medium
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing, wear and scuffs on exterior and handles, wear and marks in interior, scratches and tarnish on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Authe...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Chanel Coral Chevron Patent Leather Jumbo Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Crafted from glossy patent leather, this Chanel bag is a classic beauty. Its coral exterior is designed with chevron quilting and is accented with silver-tone hardware. It features a...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Boy Flap Bag Chevron Fabric and Lambskin Small
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Touch up on exterior trim, sides and underneath flap. Wear on base and flap corners, creasing on sides. Moderate scuffs underneath flap, wear in interior, scratches ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel All Day Long Bowler Bag Chevron Leather Medium
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Wear on base corners, creasing on exterior. Minor wear and marks on handles, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 3.5", ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

New in Box Chanel Coral Caviar Chevron Clutch Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel brand new in box coral caviar chevron clutch. Chanel gift to VIP clients in December 2017. Never worn, comes with hologram, id card, dust cover and original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Chanel Blue Shimmer Leather Surpique Chevron Medium Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This Chanel Surpique Chevron flap bag is gorgeous. Crafted from shimmer leather, the exterior features an iconic pattern that is accentuated with gold-tone hardware. The interior is ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel CC Tassel Camera Bag Diagonal Chevron Calfskin Mini
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Moderate wear exterior corners, rear and strap, creasing and marks on exterior. Minor wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Box, Authenticity Ca...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Metallic Brown Chevron Collar and Tie Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
We are in utter awe of this flap bag from Chanel as it is appealing in a surreal way. Exquisitely crafted from leather in a chevron quilt design, it bears the signature label on the ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Black Chevron Patent Leather Maxi Classic Single Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
We are in utter awe of this bag from Chanel as it is appealing in a surreal way. Exquisitely crafted from patent leather in a chevron design, it bears its signature CC turn-lock on t...
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2010s Top Handle Bags

Vintage Chanel Dark Blue Leather Quilted Chevron Large Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Bilbao, ES
Chanel Dark Blue Leather Chevron Tote Bag ...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

CHANEL Black Caviar Leather Chevron Gold Hardware Small Shoulder Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 2001 Collection Caviar Leather Gold Tone Hardware Woven Lining Measures 8" W x 6"H x 3" D Shoulder Strap Drop 8" Includes Authenticity Card and Dust ...
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Late 20th Century Tote Bags

CHANEL Black Lambskin Quilted Chevron Hardware Top Handle Kelly Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1994 Collection Lambskin Leather Gold Tone Hardware Leather Lining Measures 9.5" W x 7" H x 2.75" D Handle Drop 3" Shoulder Strap Drop 22.75" Include...
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Late 20th Century Top Handle Bags

CHANEL Bronze Gold Calfskin Patent Chevron Leather Gold Shoulder Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pristine Condition From 2018 Collection Calfskin Patent Leather Gold Tone Hardware Leather Lining Measures 7.75" W x 4.75" H x 2.5" D Shoulder Strap Drop 22" Includes Authenticity Ca...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel Boy Flap Bag Chevron Lambskin with Holographic PVC Old Medium
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Light odor in interior. Minor wear on base and flap corners, scuffs and light indentations on exterior. Creasing and scuffs underneath flap, wear in interior, s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

CHANEL Black Caviar Leather Chevron Gold Hardware Shoulder Maxi Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1996 Collection Caviar Leather Gold Tone Hardware Leather Lining Measures 13.75" W x 9.5" Hx 3.5" D Shoulder Strap Drop 23" Includes Authenticity Car...
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Late 20th Century Shoulder Bags

CHANEL Kelly Black Lambskin Quilted Leather Chevron Top Handle Shoulder Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1997 Collection Lambskin Leather Gold Tone Hardware Leather Lining Measures 10.25" W x 6" H x 2.75" D Handle Drop 3.5" Shoulder Strap Drop 21.5" Incl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel Black Caviar Jumbo Chevron Quilted 2.55 Reissue Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
A Chic Chanel 2.55 Reissue Jumbo Double Flap Handbag. The exterior of this reissue 2.55 is crafted in classic black caviar leather with aged gold tone hardware. This reissue bag feat...
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21st Century and Contemporary Novelty Bags

CHANEL New Medium Chevron Boy Bag Nude Calfskin with Silver Hardware 2016
By Chanel
Located in Huddersfield, GB
CHANEL New Medium Chevron Boy Bag Nude Calfskin with Silver Hardware 2016. This stunning bag is still in excellent condition, the bag still holds its original shape and the hardware...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Vintage 90's Soft Chevron Fringe Pink Lambskin Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Soft Pink Chevron Fringe Lambskin Flap Bag 1989 {VINTAGE 33 Years} CC logo Stitched detail Magnetic clasp closure Beige interior lambskin lining Center zippered pocket Hangin...
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1980s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

CHANEL Boy black brown raffia basket straw chevron black lambskin crossbody bag
By Chanel
Located in Hong Kong, NT
CHANEL Boy black brown raffia basket straw chevron black lambskin crossbody bag Reference: UIHG/A00026 Brand: Chanel Designer: Karl Lagerfeld Model: Boy Bag Material: Leather Color: ...
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2010s Evening Bags and Minaudières

Chanel 2017 Runway Piece Lame Fabric Chevron Space Suit Belt Crossbody Bag
By Chanel
Located in Geneva, CH
This pre-owned but New oversized waist belt / crossbody bag from Chanel is a runway piece, part of the Fall Winter Collection 2017. It is in a larger size than the boutique ones. Cra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel 1980s Ivory Chevron Kiss Lock Center Chain Handle Bag
By Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
Located in West Palm Beach, FL
Chanel 1980s ivory chevron quilted, kiss lock, chain handle bag. Unusual Chanel bag has a center compartment that closes with a kiss lock clasp, inside you will find cream leather li...
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1980s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Large Red Caviar Leather Quilted Chevron Shopper Tote Bag 563cas614
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: 1841360 Made In: Italy Measurements: Length: 14" Width: 3.5" Height: 14" Shoulder Handle Drop: 11" OVERALL VERY GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION ( 7.25/10 or B+ ...
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20th Century Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vanity Case Rare Vintage 90's Chevron Train Top Handle Black Caviar Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Vintage 90's Caviar Chevron Train Vanity Case Top Handle Cosmetic Bag 1995 Gold hardware Black chevron stitched caviar leather Classic CC turn-lock closure Internal com...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

CHANEL New Medium Chevron Boy Bag Dark Red Embroidered Calfskin Gunmetal HW 2014
By Chanel
Located in Huddersfield, GB
CHANEL New Medium Chevron Boy Bag Dark Red Embroidered Thin Chains Calfskin with Light Gunmetal Hardware 2014. This stunning bag is still in very good condition; it still keeps its ...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

CHANEL So Black Chevron Classic Medium Double Flap Bag Black Lambskin Black HW
By Chanel
Located in Huddersfield, GB
CHANEL So Black Chevron Classic Medium Double Flap Bag Black Lambskin with Black Hardware 2015 Limited Edition. This stunning bag is still in excellent condition, the bag still hold...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Chevron Quilted Black Leather Mini Flap Bag with GHW (circa 1989)
By Chanel
Located in Montreal, Quebec
Chanel Vintage Chevron Quilted Black Leather Mini Flap Bag (circa 1989) This vintage Mini Flap bag by Chanel is made with black chevron quilted leather. Featuring gold toned hardwar...
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1980s Shoulder Bags

CHANEL 2.55 Double Flap Chevron Bag in Tricolor Blue, Gray and Black Leather
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
CHANEL 2.55 double flap chevron bag in tricolor blue gray black leather. It comes from the Fall / Winter 2018 Collection. Its hardware is in matte gold metal. The 2.55 has a double f...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Chevron Camera Bag
By Chanel
Located in Roslyn, NY
Navy blue chevron quilted leather. Gold-tone hardware. Zip closure at top. Dual chain-link and leather shoulder straps. Single exterior slit pocket. Tonal leather interior, six pocke...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Vintage Chevron Camera Bag
  • Chanel Vintage Chevron Camera Bag
  • Chanel Vintage Chevron Camera Bag
  • Chanel Vintage Chevron Camera Bag
H 6 in. W 8 in. D 2.75 in.
Fabulous Vintage Chanel Chevron Quilted Jersey Bag
By Chanel
Located in Teaneck, NJ
Mint and Fabulous! Vintage Chanel chevron quilted jersey bag with a Matalesse chain. Pristine condition.
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Pink Chevron Quilted Lambskin Medium Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel chevron quilted Medium Boy bag of pink lambskin leather with silver tone hardware. This bag features a full front flap with the Le Boy CC push lock closure and a silver ton...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Black Chevron Iridescent PVC Medium Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel Old Medium Boy bag of black lambskin leather with multicolor iridescent PVC chevron pattern and silver tone hardware. This limited edition Chanel bag is in the classic Boy st...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Ivory Lambskin Leather Doctor Chevron Satchel Bag
By Chanel
Located in Tampa, FL
This is an authentic Chanel bag. It is done in ivory leather with silver-toned hardware. It features diagonal and diamond quilted accents, a large stitch quilted CC logo on the exter...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Handbags and Purses

CHANEL Leo Flap Chevron Lion Clasp RARE Bag
By Chanel
Located in Tampa, FL
This is an authentic CHANEL Leo Flap Chevron Lion Clasp RARE Bag. It is done in absolutely gorgeous quilted leather with elegant silver toned hardware. It features a long (double) ch...
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21st Century and Contemporary Contemporary Handbags and Purses

Chanel Clutch Chevron 63cca730 Black Laptop Bag
By Chanel
Located in Forest Hills, NY
This item will ship immediately!! Previously owned. Made In: France Measurements: Length: 16" Width: 1.8" Height: 10.3" Zipper works well. Signs of Wear: Scratches on the exterior. D...
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20th Century Clutches

Chanel Chevron Crescent Crossbody 223642 Black Leather Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Forest Hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: 1208853 Made In: France Measurements: Length: 8.5" Width: 2.5" Height: 5.5" Shoulder strap drop: 18" OVERALL EXCELLENT VINTAGE CONDITION ( 7.75/10 or AB ) In...
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20th Century Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Painted Chevron Iridescent Small Bag (Blue, Size - Small)
By Chanel
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chanel Painted Chevron Iridescent Small Bag (Blue, Size - Small) Brand new. 24 series. Limited edition. Box and dustbag included. Made in Italy.
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

VINTAGE Chanel Black Lambskin Leather Chevron Quilted Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Channel Chanel vintage style with this chevron quilted shoulder bag. Circa 1986-1988. Soft lambskin leather construction. Gold-tone hardware. Leather woven chain straps. Front and ba...
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1980s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Camera Satin 224343 Black Quilted Chevron Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Forest Hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: 1913485 Measurements: Length: 8" Width: 2" Height: 5" Shoulder strap drop: 8.5" & 16.5" OVERALL GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION ( 6.75/10 or B ) Includes Serial Seal ...
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20th Century Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Light Green Chevron Quilted Calfskin Medium Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel chevron quilted Medium Boy bag of light green calfskin leather with silver tone hardware. This bag features a full front flap with the Le Boy CC push lock closure and a silve...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Navy Chevron Quilted Lambskin New Medium Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel New Medium Boy bag of navy lambskin leather with silver tone hardware. This bag features a full front flap with the Le Boy CC push lock closure and a silver tone chain link...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Vintage Chanel beige lamb camera bag style shoulder bag, Chevron, diamond stitch
By Chanel
Located in Kashiwa, Chiba
1990s. Vintage Chanel beige lamb leather 2.55 camera bag style chain shoulder bag with fringe and CC stitch mark. Chevron diamond shape stitches. Introducing another fabulous vintag...
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1990s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Chevron Quilted Medium 232106 Black Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Forest Hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: 2336421 Made In: France Measurements: Length: 10" Width: 2.75" Height: 6.5" Shoulder strap drop: 8.5"- 15.5 OVERALL GOOD- CONDITION ( 6.75/10 or B- ) Includ...
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20th Century Structured Shoulder Bags

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Chanel Chevron Bag For Sale on 1stDibs

Surely you’ll find the exact vintage or contemporary chanel chevron bag you’re seeking on 1stDibs — we’ve got a vast assortment for sale. Our collection includes a variety of colors, spanning Black, Brown, Gray and more. If you’re looking for a chanel chevron bag from a specific time period, our collection is diverse and broad-ranging, and you’ll find at least one that dates back to the 20th Century while another version may have been produced as recently as the 21st Century. If you’re browsing our inventory for these accessories, you’ll find that many are available today for women, but there are still pieces to choose from for men and unisex.

How Much is a Chanel Chevron Bag?

Prices for a chanel chevron bag can differ depending upon size, designer and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $665 and can go as high as $9,110, while, on average they fetch $3,801.

Chanel Biography and Important Works

The first Chanel shop was opened in 1910 in Paris on rue Cambon by the young milliner Gabrielle Chanel (1883–1971), who had picked up the nickname “Coco” while working as a club singer. The boutique drew the attention of the Parisian fashion elite who popularized her wide-brimmed Chanel Modes hats. Soon she added a sportswear store in the Normandy resort town of Deauville, where Coco set the tone for her defining sense of style — traditionally masculine garments reimagined for feminine shapes, made from simple jersey fabric.

Effortless and elegant, her designs promoted comfort and grace in women’s wear that had been dominated in the previous century by complicated layers of fabric and cumbersome corsets. She followed this success with a couture house, opened in 1915 in Biarritz. Over the next six decades, Coco Chanel would become a pivotal designer of both fashionable casual wear and Paris haute couture as well as an icon and arbiter of 20th-century style with her bob haircut and pearls.

However, Chanel was not born into a life of glamour. Following the death of her mother, her father left her in an orphanage where she lived until the age of 18. It was there that she learned to sew as well as appreciate the classic pairing of black and white as worn by the nuns. In 1926, she introduced her first little black dress, reclaiming a color that had once been reserved for mourning and working-class women. That same decade, she debuted her perfume, Chanel No. 5, as well as the Chanel suit with a fitted skirt, inspired by the boxy lines of men’s clothing and employing a sporty tweed. 

Chanel closed her fashion operations during World War II, then returned to the industry in 1954 to design for the functional needs of modern women. Structure and wearability endured in all of Chanel’s clothing and accessories, like the quilted leather 2.55 handbag introduced in 1955 with its gold-chain shoulder strap that freed up a woman’s hands. Chanel's collarless jacket reacted against the constricting styles of Christian Dior's New Look, replacing them with a design that was timeless, an instant classic. The 1957 two-tone slingback pumps had a practical heel height while offering a bold statement in the black tip of the shoes.

After Coco Chanel died in 1971, the brand underwent several changes in leadership, including fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who took over as artistic director in 1983. Over the years, the company has continued to innovate, such as expanding into ready-to-wear fashion in 1978 and, in 2002, establishing a subsidiary company — Paraffection — dedicated to preserving the heritage skills of fashion artisan workshops. The House of Chanel still operates its flagship on rue Cambon in Paris, where it all began.

Browse vintage Chanel evening dresses, jackets and more on 1stDibs.

Finding the Right Handbags and Purses for You

An integral part of fashion, handbags and purses have been indispensable accessories ever since we began to carry around personal items. Level of craftsmanship, style and shape matters — from coin purses in ancient Greece to early 20th-century opera bags and onward, handbags have evolved considerably over the years to meet our needs and desires, whether or not you happen to be prioritizing functionality over a flashy exterior.

Once, a single “It” handbag ruled each fashion season. No more. Today, handbag lovers are savvier and have a wider range of shopping options. Nevertheless, classic bags still rule.

“It is not a fashion bag — it is a statement bag,” says Mightychic's Debra Kent of Hermès's widely beloved accessories. “When you carry an iconic Hermès bag — Birkin, Kelly, Constance — no one knows how long you have been into this culture or if you are a newbie. Your status is validated immediately.”

First released in 1997, Fendi's Baguette rose to fame along with Carrie Bradshaw, the Sex and the City character portrayed by Sarah Jessica Parker. Recently, the design has seen such a resurgence in popularity that Fendi has reissued it.

They are part of design history, so owning a handbag has meaning. As New York–based fashion historian Sarah C. Byrd says, “You have made the choice to invest in this piece because you understand the value of it in the past and in the future to come.”

From a 1980s Chanel black leather quilted mini buckle bag to the rare Hermès Birkin 30cm Himalayan with diamond hardware to a range of 19th century bags, find a rich variety of vintage and designer handbags and purses spanning numerous brands on 1stDibs — seasonal “It” designation no longer needed.