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Chanel Pink Shearling Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel pink shearling shoulder bag with ruthenium hardware. Handle drop, 10"L. Comes with hologram and generic dust cover.
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Shearling Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Pink Shearling Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Pink Shearling Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Pink Shearling Shoulder Bag
H 7 in. W 4 in. L 11 in.
Chanel Pink Boston Style Handbag.
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Chanel pink boston style handbag from year 2004 to 2005. - Leather handle. - Two compartments zip closure. - “CC” silver hardware. - Measurements: Length: 30cm. ...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

  • Chanel Pink Boston Style Handbag.
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H 13.78 in. W 5.91 in. L 11.82 in.
90s Chanel Pink Silk Shirt
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Chanel pink silk shirt from 1997 cruise collection. - Featuring nine front pink gold "CC" buttons fastening, two front pockets and two pink gold "CC" buttons on each cuff. - Ma...
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1990s Shirts

Chanel Pink and Blue Trimming Sleevesless Top
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
Chanel pink and blue trimming sleeveless top from spring/summer 1997 collection. Size 44.
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1990s Blouses and Tops

Chanel Pink Cotton Bucket Hat - Rare
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel Pink Cotton Bucket Hat - Rare - Tonal stitching - Embroidered yellow Chanel logo at the front - Partially lined Materials: 100% Cotton PLEASE NOTE, THESE ITEMS ARE PRE-OWNE...
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2010s Hats

New Chanel Pink Lucite Cat Face Keychain
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel pink-and-gold Lucite cat keychain. Cruise 2017 collection. New with box and ribbon. Pendant: Length 2" - Width 1,75
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21st Century and Contemporary Other

Chanel Pink Pony Hair Fur Bag
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Chanel 2005-2006 Pink furry resin frame Bag. - Chanel pink pony hair purse with plastic resin frame, shoulder chain, and No 5 perfume bottle charm. - Comes with authenticity c...
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Early 2000s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Pony Hair Fur Bag
  • Chanel Pink Pony Hair Fur Bag
  • Chanel Pink Pony Hair Fur Bag
  • Chanel Pink Pony Hair Fur Bag
H 16 in. W 4.5 in. L 12 in.
New Chanel Pink Cashmere Icons XL Shawl 74"
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel pink cashmere gripoix XL shawl, icons, 74"x52"
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Chanel pink wire headband sunglasses, ss 1999
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel pink sunglasses with silver wire headband and black rubber grips with chanel logo Spring-Summer 1999
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1990s Sunglasses

Chanel pink vintage iconic jacket
By Chanel
Located in Carnate, IT
Chanel pink jacket. Vintage piece. Composition and size tag are missing. Golden buttons with Chanel logo. It features a gold chain that you can find only in important Chanel piece...
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Late 20th Century Jackets

Chanel Pink white and blue multicoloured viscose dress
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel Pink white and blue multicoloured viscose dress totally made in france in size 38
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1990s Evening Dresses and Gowns

Chanel Pink & White Tweed Mini Rectangle Classic Flap
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink & White Tweed Mini Rectangle Classic Flap SKU: 116646 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Model: Chanel Pink & White Tw...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Vintage Spring 1998 Chanel Pink/White Tweed Suit
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Vintage Chanel pink/white tweed suit from spring 1998. - Gold hardware “CC” buttons closure. - Four front pockets. - Boxy straight cut. - Silk “CC” lining with gold chain. ...
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1990s Skirt Suits

Chanel Pink Caviar Nubuck Classic Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Bangkok, TH
2013 Medium Chanel pink nubuck caviar classic flap bag. Made in France. Serial 18xxxxxx. Measures approximately 10 x 6.5 x 2.5 inches Chain drop 9-16 inches. Comes with box/Authentic...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Leather Box Handbag
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Vintage 90s Chanel pink quilted lambskin leather box handbag - Double frame top opening with a hook closure. - Silver "Chanel" stamped hardware. - Featuring a single compartme...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Pink Caviar Leather WOC Chain Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Irvine, CA
Chanel Pink Caviar Leather WOC Chain Shoulder Bag with silver-tone hardware, single chain-link and leather shoulder strap, single exterior patch pocket at back, dual pockets at flap ...
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20th Century Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Caviar Leather WOC Chain Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Pink Caviar Leather WOC Chain Shoulder Bag
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  • Chanel Pink Caviar Leather WOC Chain Shoulder Bag
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H 4.75 in. W 1 in. L 7.25 in.
CHANEL Pink Waist-bag Mini NEW With Tags
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
100% AUTHENTIC GUARANTEED Chanel pink waist bag. Mini size.Please see pictures There are few circles to fix to fit sizing One size fit all. Original receipt with personal info covere...
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21st Century and Contemporary Waist Belts

Chanel Pink Velvet Burnout Dress w/Self Belt ca. 1970's
By Chanel
Located in Los Angeles, CA
Chanel pink velvet burnout day dress w/extra long ties at the back neck, dropped waist, self tie belt and nude colored chiffon lining. In excellent condition, size tag 6. Please cons...
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1970s Day Dresses

Chanel Pink Tweed Reissue Crossbody Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Long Island City, NY
Rare one of a kind Chanel pink tweed crossbody bag with pink interior is a seasonal item in excellent condition. This can be worn crossbody or with the straps shorten, it can be worn...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Goatskin Medium Chanel 19 Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Goatskin Medium Chanel 19 Bag SKU: 120102 MSRP: 5700.00 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Origin Country: Fra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Wallet on Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Wallet on Chain SKU: 119468 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Model: WOC Origin Country: Italy Handbag...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Caviar Compact Wallet On Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Caviar Compact Wallet On Chain SKU: 116377 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Model: Pink Caviar Compact Wallet On Cha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

2000s Chanel pink slingback pumps with stiletto heel
By Chanel
Located in Lugo (RA), IT
Chanel pink slingback pumps with stiletto heel. Pointed toe model with logoed insole and heel. Size: 38 ½ EU Insole lenght: 24,5 cm Heel: 10 cm Product code: A7022 Composition: ...
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Early 2000s Shoes

Chanel Pink Python Timeless Clutch
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chanel Pink Python Timeless Clutch in excellent condition. Pink peach matte python snakeskin exterior trimmed with gunmetal CC logo lift top closure. Pale pink soft lambskin leather ...
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2010s Clutches

Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Wallet on Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Wallet on Chain SKU: 117639 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Excellent Condition Comments: Excellent Condition. Small mark on ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Elegant Chain Belt Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Elegant Chain Belt Bag SKU: 116376 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Model: Pink Quilted Lambskin El...
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21st Century and Contemporary Belt Bags

Chanel Pink Stingray & Calfskin Small Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Stingray & Calfskin Small Boy Bag SKU: 121337 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Good Condition Comments: Good Condition. Patina to exterior le...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Patent Leather Round As Earth Crossbody
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Patent Leather Round As Earth Crossbody SKU: 118741 MSRP: 4000.00 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Origin Country: I...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Boucle Chanel 19 Wallet on Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Boucle Chanel 19 Wallet on Chain SKU: 116303 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Discoloratio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Timeless Shoulder Tote
By Chanel
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
CHANEL Pink Quilted Timeless Shoulder Tote Xupes Reference: HB4065 Serial Number: 11834956 Age (Circa): 2007 Authenticity Details: Serial Sticker (Made in France) Gender: Ladies Ty...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Quilted Timeless Shoulder Tote
  • Chanel Pink Quilted Timeless Shoulder Tote
  • Chanel Pink Quilted Timeless Shoulder Tote
  • Chanel Pink Quilted Timeless Shoulder Tote
H 9.45 in. W 11.82 in. D 0.79 in.
New Chanel Pink Multicolor Cashmere Silk Floral Leaf Logo Shawl Scarf
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
New Chanel pink and Multicolor Leaves with Chanel logos cashmere and silk shawl. Measurements 52 L x 52 H
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21st Century and Contemporary Scarves

Chanel Pink Python Jumbo Double Flap Classic Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Pink Python Jumbo Classic is in excellent condition. No longer in production, exotic classics are highly collectible. Ballerina pink python skin is accented ...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Pink Alligator Classic Medium Double Flap
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Alligator Classic Medium Double Flap SKU: 118306 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Handbag has been professional...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Leather Ultimate Small Soft Hobo Bag
By Chanel
Located in Irvine, CA
Chanel Pink Quilted Leather Ultimate Small Soft Hobo Bag features silver-tone hardware, single chain-link and leather shoulder strap with shoulder guard, dual slip pockets with embos...
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20th Century Hobo Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Small Vertical Vanity Case
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Small Vertical Vanity Case SKU: 116596 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint Condition. Plastic on ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Tiny Shopping Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Tiny Shopping Bag SKU: 116637 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint Condition. Plastic on hardware....
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Chanel Pink & Multicolor Foulard Printed Fabric Backpack
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink & Multicolor Foulard Printed Fabric Backpack SKU: 115468 MSRP: 3800.00 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Go...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Chanel Pink and Brown Lambskin Clutch with Handle
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Pink and Brown Leather Handle Clutch is a very unique piece in pristine condition. Two tone coloration, two separate flap closures, chocolate bar stitching and ...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Pink Chevron Quilted Aged Calfskin Small Gabrielle Hobo
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel Pink Chevron Quilted Aged Calfskin Small Gabrielle Hobo SKU: 110225 Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Tiny indentations to base. Light scu...
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2010s Hobo Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Rectangular Mini Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Rectangular Mini Classic Flap Bag SKU: 118899 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Model: Rectangular M...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Elegant Chain Mini Belt Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Elegant Chain Mini Belt Bag SKU: 116593 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint Condition. Plastic on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Top Handle Bags

Chanel Pink Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
This Chanel Terry cotton tote bag features a bright pink colour with inside pockets making it the perfect bag for the daytime, fitting all your necessities with a touch of Chanel chi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Pink Zip Wallet
By Chanel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Coral pink leather with zip around sides and small cc enamel logo along front side. 3 interior card compartments lined in floral fabric. no stains smells or scuffs. clean corners edg...
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21st Century and Contemporary Wallets

Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Square Mini Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Lambskin Square Mini Classic Flap Bag SKU: 120753 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint Condition. Plastic o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Handle With Care Vanity Crossbody
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Handle With Care Vanity Crossbody SKU: 119987 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Excellent Condition Comments: Excellent Conditi...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink & Purple Knitted 3/4 Coat with Belt - 38 - Circa 2000
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Chanel Pink & Purple Knitted 3/4 Coat with Belt - 38 - Circa 2000. This coat is in excellent condition with a checkered like print and has 2 front pockets and 2 side pockets. It also...
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21st Century and Contemporary Single-Breasted Jackets

Chanel Pink Cotton Blend Top with Pink & White Gripoix Buttons - 34
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
Chanel Pink Cotton Blend N/S Top w/ Paladium Pink and White Gripoix Buttons-34. This pink Chanel cotton blend top is sleeveless with a peplum ruffle. On the sides on the front, ther...
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21st Century and Contemporary Blouses

Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Mini Vanity Case with Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Quilted Caviar Mini Vanity Case with Chain SKU: 117390 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Mint Condition Comments: Mint Condition. Plastic on h...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Tweed Dress
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Crafted from tweed in various tones of pink, this quintessentially Chanel dress has finished with sequins that embellish the chest. Featuring a square neck, knot detailing on the sho...
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21st Century and Contemporary Mini Dresses

Chanel Pink Camelia Pendant
By Chanel
Located in Irvine, CA
Chanel Pink Camelia Pendant with gold-tone hardware. 51474MSCÂ
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20th Century Jewelry Rolls

  • Chanel Pink Camelia Pendant
  • Chanel Pink Camelia Pendant
  • Chanel Pink Camelia Pendant
  • Chanel Pink Camelia Pendant
H 3.74 in. W 9.44 in. L 11.02 in.
Chanel Pink Leather Long Continental Bifold Wallet with CC Logo
By Chanel
Located in Rome, Rome
Chanel Pink Leather Long Bi-Fold Wallet from the 2005/2006. Small silver-tone and pink enamel CC logo on the front. Pink leather interior and beige fabric linng. 8 credit card slots....
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21st Century and Contemporary Wallets

Chanel Pink Leather Jumbo Bag
By Chanel
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Chanel’s iconic Jumbo edition bag in fuchsia quilted leather with silver hardware.

Features a front flap with CC turn lock. The interior is lined with a fuchsia fabric and has an in...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Leather Jumbo Bag
  • Chanel Pink Leather Jumbo Bag
  • Chanel Pink Leather Jumbo Bag
  • Chanel Pink Leather Jumbo Bag
H 7.88 in. D 3.55 in. L 11.82 in.
Chanel Pink Iridescent Quilted Calfskin Square Mini Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Pink Iridescent Quilted Calfskin Square Mini Classic Flap Bag SKU: 118897 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Never Worn Brand: Chanel Model: Mini Fl...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Pink Patent Leather CC Cap-Toe Espadrille Flats CC-S0224P-0002
By Chanel
Located in Downey, CA
"Chanel Pink Patent Leather CC Cap-toe Espadrille Flats CC-S0224P-0002 These chic and fun Chanel Pink Patent Leather CC Espadrille Flats can enhance any style. These highly sought a...
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2010s Shoes

CHANEL Pink Chevron Quilted Lambskin Medium Classic Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
CHANEL Pink Chevron Quilted Lambskin Medium Classic Double Flap Bag Xupes Reference: HB4377 Serial Number: 24675869 Age (Circa): 2018 Accompanied By: Chanel Dust Bag, Authenticity ...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Pink Shearling 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 pink shearling, it flaunts the signature label on the interior and the ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Shearling Flap Bag
  • Chanel Pink Shearling Flap Bag
  • Chanel Pink Shearling Flap Bag
  • Chanel Pink Shearling Flap Bag
H 6.7 in. W 2.37 in. L 8.27 in.
Chanel Pink Quilted Leather Coin Purse Key Chain Pouch 72ck322s
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
Chanel Pink Quilted Leather Coin Purse Key Chain Pouch 72ck322s GOOD+ CONDITION (7.25/10 or B+) Includes Serial Seal Sticker (Outside) Minor marks and Rubs (Inside) minor marks in ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Chanel Pink Leather Maxi Jumbo Bag
By Chanel
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Chanel Maxi Jumbo Single Flap edition bag in pink quilted leather with silver hardware.

The bag features a front flap with CC interlocking closure.

The interior is lined with smoot...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Pink Leather Maxi Jumbo Bag
  • Chanel Pink Leather Maxi Jumbo Bag
  • Chanel Pink Leather Maxi Jumbo Bag
  • Chanel Pink Leather Maxi Jumbo Bag
H 8.67 in. D 3.94 in. L 13 in.
CHANEL pink wool Pencil Skirt 38 S
By Chanel
Located in Zürich, CH
100% authentic Chanel knee length skirt in light pink wool (with 15% nylon) with hemline in turquoise velvet (82% viscose and 12% silk). Slit on the back with three buttons in turquo...
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1990s Pencil Skirts

Chanel Pink Yellow Cross CC Brooch
By Chanel
Located in Irvine, CA
Chanel cluster brooch with resin and crystal ornaments in pink and yellow, with CC logo, silver-tone hardware 58229MSC
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20th Century Jewelry Rolls

  • Chanel Pink Yellow Cross CC Brooch
  • Chanel Pink Yellow Cross CC Brooch
  • Chanel Pink Yellow Cross CC Brooch
  • Chanel Pink Yellow Cross CC Brooch
H 1 in. W 1 in. L 1 in.
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Chanel Pink For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary chanel pink for your needs in our varied inventory. Pink is a pretty popular color, but we also have Beige, Brown, Gray and more in stock now. You’re likely to find the perfect chanel pink among the distinctive accessories we have available, which includes versions made as long ago as the 19th Century as well as those 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 Pink?

The price for a chanel pink starts at $123 and tops out at $45,000, and on average, selling for $1,894.

Chanel Biography and Important Works

In the years following the opening of her modest millinery shop, Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel became 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. Today vintage Chanel handbags, jackets and evening dresses are among the most sought-after clothing and accessories for fashion lovers all over the world.

The first Chanel shop was established 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, Chanel's 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.

But 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 bags, evening dresses, shoes, jewelry and other clothing and accessories on 1stDibs.