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Chanel red leather shoulder bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel red leather shoulder bag widht: 11.2 cm height: 11.5 cm depht: 5 cm
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1990s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Leather Coin Purse
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Red Leather Coin Purse is in excellent vintage condition. Bright lipstick red leather purse with large interlocking CC stitched on the front. Zippered top wit...
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Late 20th Century Wallets

  • Chanel Red Leather Coin Purse
  • Chanel Red Leather Coin Purse
  • Chanel Red Leather Coin Purse
  • Chanel Red Leather Coin Purse
H 3.5 in. W 5 in. D 1 in.
Chanel red leather and fabric shoulder bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel red leather and fabric shoulder bag Chanel red leather and fabric with two different shoulder straps. One made of red leather, the other one is made of gold tone chain On one ...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Leather Espadrilles
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel Red Leather Espadrilles - Supple leather upper with CC logo stitching - Jute midsole with rubber-coated base Materials: Leather Jute Made in Spain 9.5 excell...
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21st Century and Contemporary Low Heels

Chanel red leather gold hardware shoulder bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel red leather gold hardware shoulder bag Measurements: 20 cm x 15 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel red leather belt with micro bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel red leather belt with micro bag gold tone hardware Chain lenght 101 cm bag measurements: depth 4 cm widht 9 cm height 7 cm
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1990s Belts

Chanel Red Leather and Chain Medallion Belt Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Red Leather and Chain Medallion Belt Necklace is in excellent vintage condition. Red leather is interwoven with 24 karat gold plated chain, measuring approxima...
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Late 20th Century Belts

Chanel Red Leather Belt, 1990-2000s Pristine Condition, Never Worn.
By Chanel
Located in Buchanan, MI
Chanel Red Leather Belt, 1990-2000s Pristine Condition, Never Worn. Red Leather Buckel With Chanel Stamp.
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20th Century Belts

Chanel Red Leather x Gold Chain Interlaced Belt or Necklace Medallion s210c62
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
Chanel Red Leather x Gold Chain Interlaced Belt or Necklace Medallion s210c62 Measurements: Length: 31.5" Width: .75" Height: 31.5" Circumference: 29.5" OVERALL VERY GOOD VINTAGE...
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21st Century and Contemporary Belts

Chanel Red Leather Woc Bag
By Chanel
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Chanel woc model bag made of textured red leather and silver hardware. Button closure, internally capacious for the essentials and equipped with compartments for cards. Equipped with...
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2010s Evening Bags and Minaudières

  • Chanel Red Leather Woc Bag
  • Chanel Red Leather Woc Bag
  • Chanel Red Leather Woc Bag
  • Chanel Red Leather Woc Bag
H 4.73 in. D 1.19 in. L 7.49 in.
2019 Chanel Red Leather Gabrielle Bag
By Chanel
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Super Chanel bag, Gabrielle model made of red leather with silver and gold hardware. Zip closure, not very large inside. Equipped with leather shoulder strap and sliding chain. The b...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • 2019 Chanel Red Leather Gabrielle Bag
  • 2019 Chanel Red Leather Gabrielle Bag
  • 2019 Chanel Red Leather Gabrielle Bag
  • 2019 Chanel Red Leather Gabrielle Bag
H 5.52 in. D 3.15 in. L 7.88 in.
Chanel Red Leather Camellia Flat Sandals Size 39.5
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Walk with style and panache as you wear these flat sandals from the House of Chanel. They are designed using red leather on the exterior, with the signature Camellia motif adorning t...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather Bejing Backpack Shoulder Bag
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chanel Bejing Red Leather Drawstring 2 in 1 Backpack in excellent condition. Red quilted leather exterior trimmed with silver hardware and woven chain and leather shoulder straps. To...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Chanel Red Leather CC Pointed Toe Pumps Size 41
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Don an uber-chic look by flaunting this pair of exquisite Chanel pumps. Crafted meticulously from quality leather, they come in a classic shade of red. They are styled with pointed c...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather CC Bow Ballet Flats Size 40.5
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Minimalistic yet fashionable, these Chanel ballet flats are perfect for channeling an air of elegance. These flats are crafted from leather and feature cap toes with the signature CC...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather CC Cap Toe Bow Ballet Flats Size 37
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Step out in these stylish and impressive Chanel ballet flats to bring out your fashionable side. Crafted from red quilted leather, the pair features cap toes with stitched CC logo de...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather Braided Trim Criss Cross CC Flat Slides Size 36
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Slip into these Chanel flat slides if you fancy minimalist style with hints of class. Crafted with red leather, they have crisscross straps on the front detailed with gold-tone CC lo...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather Button Line Cosmetic Case Make Up Pouch 861592
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
VERY GOOD CONDITION (8/10 or AB) Includes Serial Seal Sticker (Outside) Minor rub on the edge (Inside) Minor marks partially (zipper) Zipper works properly Width (inch) : 5.11 ...
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20th Century Cosmetic Bags

Chanel Red Leather Enamel Embellished Toe Ring Flat Sandals Size 39
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
These Chanel red sandals have been crafted from leather and styled with an enamel-detailed toe keeper, a simple leather strap, and a diamond-quilted insole. Appealing and high on com...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather CC Peep Toe Platform Slingback Sandals Size 40
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
These sandals from Chanel are here to add a pop of color to your collection. These slingback sandals are made with red leather on the exterior and feature a peep-toe cut. Distinct si...
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2010s Sandals

Chanel Red Leather Woven Silver-tone Chain-link CC Bangle Bracelet
By Chanel
Located in Irvine, CA
Red leather woven chain-link Chanel CC bangle bracelet with CC logo and silver-tone hardware. Â 54092MSC
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20th Century Jewelry Rolls

Chanel Camera bag red leather gold tone chain shoulder bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel red leather gold tone chain shoulder bag 90s Red Chanel CC logo on the front, gold tone hardware with red leather fringes on the side and a red and gold tone shoulder strap Ca...
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1990s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Red Quilted Lambskin Leather "CC" Rhinestones Flap Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Vintage 80s Chanel classic red quilted lambskin leather flap shoulder bag. Featuring gold toned "CC" rhinestones flap, snap button closure, gold chain with red leather shoulder str...
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1980s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Phone Pouch
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Here's a fashionable and luxurious accessory for keeping your phone safe. This phone pouch from the House of Chanel is both stylish and functional. It is made from red quilted leathe...
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2010s Wallets

  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Phone Pouch
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Phone Pouch
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Phone Pouch
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Phone Pouch
H 2.56 in. W 1.58 in. L 4.93 in.
Chanel Red Caviar Leather CC Tote
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Red Caviar Leather Tote is in excellent condition. Perfectly scaled for daytime enjoyment with an easily accessed interior, this durable tote is a smart find. ...
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2010s Tote Bags

  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather CC Tote
  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather CC Tote
  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather CC Tote
  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather CC Tote
H 9 in. W 13.5 in. D 6.5 in.
Chanel Red Caviar Leather Vintage Boston 50
By Chanel
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
"CHANEL Red Caviar Leather Vintage Boston 50 Xupes Reference: HB3759 Serial Number: 3323006 Age (Circa): 1999 Accompanied By: Chanel Dust Bag, Authenticity Card, Strap, Padlock, K...
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1990s Luggage and Travel Bags

  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather Vintage Boston 50
  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather Vintage Boston 50
  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather Vintage Boston 50
  • Chanel Red Caviar Leather Vintage Boston 50
H 11.03 in. W 19.69 in. D 9.06 in.
Chanel Red Quilted Leather Large Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Every Chanel creation deserves to be etched with honor in fashion history as they carry irreplaceable style. Like this stunner, Boy Flap, that has been exquisitely crafted from quilt...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Large Boy Bag
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Large Boy Bag
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Large Boy Bag
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Large Boy Bag
H 8.67 in. W 2.76 in. L 11.82 in.
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 Red Quilted Patent Leather Wallet On Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Red Quilted Patent Leather Wallet On Chain SKU: 119625 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Wear to...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

CHANEL Clutch in Red Patent Leather
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
Chanel clutch in red patent leather. Ruthenium metal hardware. Clasp 'CC'. The interior is in burgundy satin. Made in Italy. Hand carried. Included : Hologram: 1184 ...(2006-2008)...
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Early 2000s Clutches

  • CHANEL Clutch in Red Patent Leather
  • CHANEL Clutch in Red Patent Leather
  • CHANEL Clutch in Red Patent Leather
  • CHANEL Clutch in Red Patent Leather
H 5.52 in. D 1.58 in. L 9.85 in.
Chanel Red Lambskin and Patent Leather Clutch
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Red Lambskin and Patent Leather Clutch is in excellent condition. The simple silhouette gets a boost with a mixed texture and fiery red color. Lipstick red s...
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21st Century and Contemporary Clutches

Chanel Red Quilted Leather Wallet on Chain
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel Red Quilted Leather Wallet on Chain - A Chanel red caviar wallet with the signature chain and diamond-quilted body - Can be worn as a shoulder bag or crossbody - Bright ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

CHANEL Timeless Flapbag in red lambskin Leather
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
CHANEL Timeless flapbag in red lambskin Leather. Hardware in palladium silver metal. In very good condition Made in France. Dimensions: 25 x 15 x 7cm Shoulder strap length: 47 cm Hol...
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Early 2000s Shoulder Bags

  • CHANEL Timeless Flapbag in red lambskin Leather
  • CHANEL Timeless Flapbag in red lambskin Leather
  • CHANEL Timeless Flapbag in red lambskin Leather
  • CHANEL Timeless Flapbag in red lambskin Leather
H 5.91 in. W 2.76 in. L 9.85 in.
Chanel Red Quilted Leather Classic Maxi Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Chanel knows best how to craft high-value, upscale pieces that gain popularity in no time. Since its creation, the Classic Maxi Double Flap bag has emerged as an ultra-luxurious, mod...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Fold Over Clutch
By Chanel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chanel Red Quilted Leather CC Fold Over Clutch in excellent condition. Bright red quilted leather exterior trimmed with matte gold CC logo hardware along front top fold. Two interior...
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2010s Clutches

Chanel Red Perforated Leather French Riviera Shoulder 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 perforated leather, it bears their signature label on the fabric interi...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Perforated Leather & Airtex CC Logo Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel Red Perforated Leather & Airtex CC Logo Flap Bag - Bright red hue - Perforated leather flap, contrasted with a Airtex mesh body - Silver-tone metal hardware - Chain str...
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21st Century and Contemporary Hobo Bags

Chanel Bowling Bag Luxury Ligne Leather Red Lambskin Satchel
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
As seen on Ivanka Trump, this is a gorgeous luxury ligne Chanel satchel in excellent condition.
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

Chanel Red and Navy Puffy Leather Cocoon Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chanel Red and Navy Puffy Leather Cocoon Tote Bag in excellent condition. Red puffy leather exterior quilted in a striped pattern with CC logo quilted along bottom and at an end of h...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

Chanel Red Caviar Leather Camellia Patch Accordion Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
If you ever need to make a timeless and luxurious Chanel purchase then this stunning Accordion bag is sure to fulfill all your luxury dreams. Crafted in red Caviar leather, this bag ...
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Early 2000s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Red Camellia-Embossed Leather Wallet on Chain
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Red Camellia-Embossed Leather Wallet on Chain SKU: 121360 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Ligh...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Red Perforated Leather Medium Classic Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Red Perforated Leather Medium Classic Double Flap Bag SKU: 120703 Condition: Pre-owned Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Condition. Li...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Patent Leather Maxi Classic Double Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
We're bringing Chanel's iconic Classic Flap bag to your closet with this beautiful creation. Exquisitely crafted from quilted patent leather, it bears the signature label inside the ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel GST Grand Shopping Tote Red Caviar Leather Bag 2013
By Chanel
Located in Port Saint Lucie, FL
Authentic, preowned Chanel GST Grand Shopping Tote in red caviar leather with silver hardware. Circa 2013. Comes with care pamphlet & card (no dust bag or box). The PERFECT bag for f...
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2010s Tote Bags

Chanel Micro Mini Red Quilted Patent Leather Jewelry Box Crossbody Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Micro Mini Red Quilted Patent Leather Jewelry Box Crossbody Bag Patent leather Red Leather interwoven chain strap Top lid opening with magnetic snap closure Gold tone hardwar...
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2010s Jewelry Boxes

Chanel Red Quilted Patent Leather Medium Just Mademoiselle Bowler Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Spacious and captivating, this Just Mademoiselle Bowler bag is from Chanel. It has been crafted from patent leather and features the iconic quilted pattern. It is equipped with two c...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Chevron Wrinkled Leather Mini Rectangular Medallion Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Red Chevron Wrinkled Leather Mini Rectangular Medallion Flap Bag SKU: 120471 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very G...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Lambskin Leather Dual Strap Crossbody Bag
By Chanel
Located in Irvine, CA
Red quilted Lambskin leather Chanel Long Strap crossbody bag with gold-tone hardware, red leather trim, dual woven chain-link and leather shoulder straps, interlocking CC logo charm ...
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20th Century Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

CHANEL CC Red Leather Gold Hardware Tassel Waist Belt Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1991 Collection Belt Bag Lambskin Leather Measures 6" W x 4.75" H x 1.5" D Total Belt Length 36.5" Includes Authenticity Card, Dust Bag and Box 100%...
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Late 20th Century Belt Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Leather In The Business North South Tote
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This In The Business North-South tote from the house of Chanel is expertly crafted in a quilted leather body. It opens to a spacious fabric-lined interior that can hold all your ever...
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2010s Tote Bags

Chanel Bright Red Micro Mini Patent Leather Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Small Chanel red patent leather quilted sparkle flap. 2005 {VINTAGE 17 Years} Gold hardware Bijoux chain Red lambskin lined interior One small interior pocket Strap Drop: Single 7” ...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Patent Leather Valentine's Day Medium Single Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Red Quilted Patent Leather Valentine's Day Medium Single Flap Bag SKU: 120485 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

CHANEL Red Caviar Quilted Leather Gold Hardware Small Shoulder Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1994 Collection Caviar Leather Gold Tone Hardware Measures 7" W x 6" H x 2.75" D Shoulder Strap Drop 23.5" Includes Authenticity Card, Dust Bag and ...
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Late 20th Century Shoulder Bags

CHANEL Red Caviar Leather Gold Hardware Jumbo Evening Shoulder Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1994 Collection Caviar Leather Gold Tone Hardware Leather Lining Measures 11.75" W x 8.75" H x 3" D Shoulder Strap Drop 24" Includes Authenticity Ca...
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Late 20th Century Evening Bags and Minaudières

CHANEL Red Caviar Leather Hardware Travel Top Handle Carryall Briefcase Bag
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1999 Collection Caviar Leather Silver Tone Hardware Leather Lining Measures 14.5" W x 11" H x 2" D Handle Drop 2" Includes Authenticity Card 100% Au...
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Late 20th Century Briefcases and Attachés

1990s CHANEL Red Calf Leather Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Bangkok, TH
Chanel tote in red textured calfskin leather featuring two interior zip pockets. Made in Italy. Measures approximately 14.25 (top) 16 (bottom) x 12 x 3 inches Handle Drop 10.5 inches...
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1990s Tote Bags

Chanel Large Chain Around Limited Edition Pristine Red Calfskin Leather Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Red Coral Large Chain Around Limited Edition Classic Flap Bag Condition: Pristine. Comes with dust bag, authenticity hologram, matching authenticity card, and Chanel mini p...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Leather Yen Continental Wallet
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This Yen wallet from Chanel is a wonderful creation! This red wallet is crafted from leather and features the signature quilted pattern all over the exterior along with the CC logo t...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Red Quilted Leather Single 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 their quilt design, it bears the signature label on the sued...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Single Flap Bag
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Single Flap Bag
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Single Flap Bag
  • Chanel Red Quilted Leather Single Flap Bag
H 5.71 in. W 1.58 in. L 9.26 in.
Chanel Micro Mini Red Quilted Patent Leather Jewelry Box Crossbody Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Micro Mini Red Quilted Patent Leather Jewelry Box Crossbody Bag Patent leather Red Leather interwoven chain strap Top lid opening with magnetic snap closure Gold tone hardwar...
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2010s Jewelry Boxes

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Chanel Red Leather For Sale on 1stDibs

You are likely to find exactly the vintage or contemporary piece of chanel red leather you’re looking for on 1stDibs, as there is a broad range for sale. Many people prefer Red, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Brown, Beige and more options on these pages. Finding the perfect item from our selection of chanel red leather may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions were made as early as the 19th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 21st Century, can also be found on the site. There aren’t many items for men if you’re seeking these accessories, as most of the options available are for women and unisex.

How Much is a Chanel Red Leather?

The price for a piece of chanel red leather starts at $282 and tops out at $25,000, and on average, selling for $2,800.

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.

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.