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Chanel Shopping Tote Vintage 90's Floral Flower Beach Quilted Cc Green Red Tote
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Shopping Tote Vintage 90's Floral Flower Beach Quilted Cc Green Red White Canvas Shoulder Bag Made in Italy
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1990s Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Tote Embellished Tweed Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Slight loss of shape on handles, scratches on front applique and hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 12", Height 15.5", Width 14.5", Dep...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Tote Perforated Caviar Small
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing and light wear on exterior and in interior, moderate wear on front base corner, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Pochett...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Tote Quilted Mixed Fibers Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card, Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop 12", Height 12", Width 16", Depth 4" Designer: Chanel Model: Shopping ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Tote Quilted Mixed Fibers Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Excellent. Light wear on exterior trims, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card, Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop 11.5", Height 11.5", Width 16", Depth 4"...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Tote Duffle Cc Sport Line Beige Nylon
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Very good. Small marks on base and handles, slight discoloration and wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card, Dust Bag Measurements: Handle Drop 8-14...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

Chanel Shopping Tote Quilted Very Rare Limited Edition Black Patent Leather Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel patent leather rounded top quilted tote 1985 {VINTAGE 37 Years} Gold hardware Double interwoven chain with patent leather detail Hanging CC classic charm Interior black lambs...
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1980s Tote Bags

Chanel 90's Vintage Rare Spring Floral Large Shopping Tote Flower Beach Quilted
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Shopping Tote Vintage 90's Floral Flower Beach Quilted Cc Green Red White Canvas Shoulder Bag Year: 1997-1999 Made in Italy
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1990s Tote Bags

Chanel Black Calfskin Shopper Tote
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Black Calfskin Shopper is in pristine condition with the tag attached. Truly classic, this chic silhouette is a wardrobe staple and will hold its value. Blac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Chanel Black Calfskin Shopper Tote
  • Chanel Black Calfskin Shopper Tote
  • Chanel Black Calfskin Shopper Tote
  • Chanel Black Calfskin Shopper Tote
H 7.5 in. W 14 in. D 6 in.
Chanel Black Grand Shopper Tote
By Chanel
Located in Athens, GA
Chanel Black Grand Shopper Tote. Large size. Caviar black leather. Silver hardware. Excellent condition. Light perfume smell. Will air out. Leather is in beautiful condition. Looks l...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Vintage Timeless Shopping Tote Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Loss of shape on base. Scuffs on exterior, heavy wear on base and opening corners, creasing and wear on handles. Moderate scuffs, creasing and wear in interior, scra...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Outlet. Missing interior pocket zipper pull. Odor in interior. Loss of shape on exterior, moderate wear on base, opening corners and handles. Wear, marks and stains in int...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Creasing, scuffs, heavy wear and darkening on exterior, heavy wear on shoulder pads, marks and moderate wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Ac...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Cream Large Boy Shopping Tote
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Cream Large Boy Shopping Tote SKU: 116102 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Wear to corners. Marks on bottom. Brand: ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Heavy discoloration and wear on base corners, creasing on exterior. Moderate pilling and wear on zipper, minor wear in interior, scratches and discoloration on hardw...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
H 10 in. W 13.5 in. D 5.5 in.
Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Slight odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, minor wear on base and opening corners. Moderate wear and stains in interior, scratches and tarnish on hardware. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing, wear and scuffs on exterior and interior opening trim, heavy wear on base and opening corners, moderate wear and small marks on handles. ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing on exterior, moderate opening trim and base corners. Discoloration and scuffs on interior opening trim, discoloration and pilling on zipper tape, marks in i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Loss of shape and wear on exterior and handles, heavy wear on base and opening corners, marks on base. Moderate wear and small stains in interior, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Petite Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Moderate wear on base corners, opening edges and in interior, creasing and indentation on interior leather trim, scratches and tarnish on hardware....
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Daily Shopping Tote Quilted Lambskin
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Slight odor in interior. Creasing, wear and scuffs on exterior, heavy wear and discoloration on base corners. Loss of shape, oil slick discoloration, scuffs and wear...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Petite Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Discoloration, creasing and scuffs on exterior and handles, darkening on opening edge, minor wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Mea...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Vintage Shopping Tote Leather Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing on exterior and front handle, loss of shape on rear handle, moderate scuffs on exterior and interior leather trim. Wear on base corners and in interior, scr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, wear on base corners, darkening on handle bases, slight marks in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Repainted exterior corners, front base stitching and handles. Wear and darkening on base corners, opening edges and handles, creasing on exterior. Bubbling on should...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
H 9.5 in. W 13 in. D 5.5 in.
Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Moderate creasing near base, heavy wear on base corners, bubbling on shoulder pads. Nick on interior opening trim, pilling on zipper tape, discoloration and stains i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing and wear on exterior and handles, bubbling on handles, wear in interior, scratches and minor tarnish on hardware. Accessories: No Accessor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
H 9.5 in. W 13.5 in. D 5 in.
Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior, darkening on rear, opening trim and handles. Wear on base corners and in interior, pilling on zipper tape. Marks in interior,...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Creasing on exterior near base corners, moderate wear on opening corners, darkening and wear on handles and interior zipper tape. Slight marks and ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Slight creasing near base corners, scuff on base, heavy pilling on zipper tape. Wear in interior, scratches and heavy tarnish on hardware. Accessor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Vintage Timeless Shopping Tote Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior and handles, wear on base corners and in interior, loose thread on side opening edge, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing on base, heavy wear on exterior, handles and in interior, marks in rear pocket. Stains and discoloration in interior, scratches and tarnish on hardware. Acc...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Outlet. Moderate creasing on exterior, heavy peeling on base corners, moderate wear and discoloration on handles and interior opening trim. Heavy wear and marks in interio...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
H 9.5 in. W 13 in. D 5.5 in.
Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Minor creasing on exterior and shoulder pads, heavy wear on base corners, marks on base and front. Wear on opening corners and in interior, pilling...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
  • Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
H 9.5 in. W 13 in. D 5.5 in.
Chanel 3 Accordion Shopping Tote Quilted Lambskin
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Light odor in interior. Loss of shape, wear and scuffs on exterior and handles, moderate wear on base and opening corners. Creasing and moderate scuffs on flap ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Vintage Timeless Shopping Tote Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior and handles, wear on base corners and in interior, loose thread on side opening edge, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Minor odor in interior. Wear on exterior corners, creasing exterior, light bubbling on handles. Wear, discoloration and small marks in interior, scratches on ha...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Heavy wear on base and opening corners, pilling on zipper tape, wear and stains in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Dust Bag, Box Measurements: Handle D...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Odor in interior. Creasing, moderate and discoloration wear on exterior and handles, heavy wear on base corners. Heavy wear, darkening and stains in interior, loose ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar XL
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Heavy odor in interior. Slight creasing on exterior, wear on base, opening corners and handles. Moderate piling on interior zipper tape, discoloration, glue stains, ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Black CC Chocolate Bar Shopping Tote
By Chanel
Located in Atlanta, GA
Timeless black chocolate bar shopping tote crafted in black quilted leather with silver-tone hardware, dual shoulder straps, the top zip closure opens up to a grosgrain lining with a...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

  • Chanel Black CC Chocolate Bar Shopping Tote
  • Chanel Black CC Chocolate Bar Shopping Tote
  • Chanel Black CC Chocolate Bar Shopping Tote
  • Chanel Black CC Chocolate Bar Shopping Tote
H 9.25 in. W 6.5 in. L 13 in.
Chanel Chic Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar Small
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Heavy loss of shape near base, moderate wear and discoloration on base corners and handles. Wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Meas...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Chain Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Minor wear on base and opening corners, small pen stain on opening corner, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card Measurements: Handle Drop 11.5", He...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Navy Blue Quilted Leather Shopper Tote
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This Chanel tote is a fine piece that will never go out of style. The bag is made from quilted leather and detailed with silver-tone hardware. This bag is designed to easily fit your...
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2010s Tote Bags

  • Chanel Navy Blue Quilted Leather Shopper Tote
  • Chanel Navy Blue Quilted Leather Shopper Tote
  • Chanel Navy Blue Quilted Leather Shopper Tote
  • Chanel Navy Blue Quilted Leather Shopper Tote
H 9.65 in. W 5.91 in. L 13.59 in.
Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar XL
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on near base corners and on shoulder pads, minor wear on base corners, slight discoloration and pilling on zipper tape. Moderate wear and minor pen mar...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar XL
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Creasing on exterior, moderate wear on base, opening corners and handles, bubbling on shoulder pads. Wear and marks in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessor...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Gabrielle Shopping Tote Quilted Calfskin Medium
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing on exterior, light wear, scuffs and small indentations on base trim, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card, With Strap Measurements: Handle...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Coco Eyelets Shopping Tote Calfskin Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Great. Creasing on exterior, small marks on rear and base, scratches on hardware. Accessories: No Accessories Measurements: Handle Drop 5", Height 14", Width 13", Depth 6"...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar XL
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Outlet. Exposed piping on base corners, heavy discoloration and wear on exterior corners. Creasing near base and on handles, moderate wear on handles, heavy discoloration ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel CC Shopping Tote Stitched Calfskin Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Slight odor in interior. Heavy wear on base corners, wear and scuffs on exterior, moderate creasing on rear near base. Wear on handles, peeling and heavy splitting o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Easy Shopping Tote Quilted Calfskin Small
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing on exterior, minor wear on base corners, moderate stains, and indentations on base. Light stain on interior base, pen marks in interior pocket, scratches on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

CHANEL 1996-7 Black Grand Shopping Tote w/COA
By Chanel
Located in Port Hope, ON
Made in France this Chanel quilted caviar leather bag is in very good condition. It features an interlocking CC logo at the front; interwoven leather/chain strap; leather lining with...
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1990s Tote Bags

  • CHANEL 1996-7 Black Grand Shopping Tote w/COA
  • CHANEL 1996-7 Black Grand Shopping Tote w/COA
  • CHANEL 1996-7 Black Grand Shopping Tote w/COA
  • CHANEL 1996-7 Black Grand Shopping Tote w/COA
H 9 in. W 13 in. D 7 in. L 14 in.
Chanel Urban Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Odor in interior. Loss of shape on exterior, light creasing on straps, heavy melting and indentations on handle wax edges. Wear on exterior corners, handles and in i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Easy Shopping Tote Quilted Calfskin Small
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Good. Creasing, scuffs and indentations on exterior, wear and discoloration on handles, opening edge and straps, loss of shape on handles. Minor cracking on rear handle ba...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grand Shopping Tote Quilted Caviar XL
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Very good. Odor in interior. Creasing, wear and marks on exterior and in interior, moderate wear on base corners and handles. Indentation underneath rear shoulder pad, scr...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Black Stitched Calfskin Large Shopping Tote
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Listing Title: Chanel Black Stitched Calfskin Large Shopping Tote SKU: 115448 MSRP: 4400.00 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good Con...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

WOMENS DESIGNER Chanel Shopping Fever Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
From the Chanel 2014 Pre-Spring collection, the Shopping Fever tote bag is perfect for everyday use. The bag features light weight, glazed caviar leather with the classic diamond sti...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Gray Glazed Caviar Shopper Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel gray glazed caviar shoulder tote with front cc silver logo. Center zipped compartment, interior zipped pocket, 2 open compartments and easy find key strap. Great everyday bag....
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Coco Eyelets Shopping Tote Caviar Large
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Condition: Fair. Wear, scuffs and creasing on exterior, cracking and heavy peeling on handle wax edges. Minor wear in interior, scratches on hardware. Accessories: Authenticity Card ...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel Grey Quilted Felt Pop Shopping Tote
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
This shopping tote from Chanel is a creation meant to assist you with style and ease. It comes crafted from quilted felt fabric and silver-tone hardware. Two handles are provided for...
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2010s Tote Bags

  • Chanel Grey Quilted Felt Pop Shopping Tote
  • Chanel Grey Quilted Felt Pop Shopping Tote
  • Chanel Grey Quilted Felt Pop Shopping Tote
  • Chanel Grey Quilted Felt Pop Shopping Tote
H 13 in. W 5.71 in. L 12.21 in.
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Chanel Shopping Tote For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, you can find the most appropriate vintage or contemporary chanel shopping tote for your needs in our varied inventory. Many people prefer Black, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Beige, Brown and more options on these pages. Finding the perfect chanel shopping tote may mean sifting through those that were made during different time periods — popular versions were made as early as the 18th Century and a newer one, made as recently as the 21st Century, can also be found on the site. When shopping for these accessories, you’ll find that there are less available pieces for men or unisex today than there are for women.

How Much is a Chanel Shopping Tote?

The price for a chanel shopping tote starts at $368 and tops out at $17,000, and on average, selling for $2,597.

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 Tote Bags for You

From classic medium-sized Louis Vuitton leather tote bags to authentic Desa 1972 structured shoulder bags, the large selection of vintage and designer tote bags on 1stDibs offers something for special occasions as well as everyday needs.

Although part of a modern look, tote bags have been roomy and versatile accessories since at least 1944, with the launch of L.L.Bean’s “ice bag.” The Maine retailer, then largely known for rugged field coats and hunting shoes, had introduced a big, durable canvas bag that was initially intended to carry firewood or ice. In those days, to keep produce and other foods cool in refrigerators, consumers had to regularly replace the blocks of ice that were doing all the work in their bulky appliances. There was no better bag to help haul big blocks of ice from the trunk of your car to your front door and, subsequently, to your kitchen.

Years later, during the 1960s, L.L.Bean’s Boat and Tote was introduced as an overhauled structured canvas version of the ice bag. Tested to lug up to 500 pounds, the Boat and Tote became a best seller. Also during the 1960s, American designer Bonnie Cashin created the Cashin Carry for Coach. Cashin was Coach’s first lead designer, and she liked leather, large pockets and earth tones. Her modern interpretation of the tote bag introduced a touch of elegance to this increasingly ubiquitous accessory.

In the subsequent decades, more brands debuted their own iterations of the tote bag, from Tory Burch’s Perry leather tote bag to Louis Vuitton’s Neverfull.

Pay tribute to this long and interesting history of a well-loved accessory by browsing the vintage and designer tote bags on 1stDibs.

Questions About Chanel Shopping Tote
  • 1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
    A Chanel tote's price can vary on the second depending on size, model, condition, and age. New Chanel small clutches start at around $1,900 while totes and other purses fetch $4,000-$5,000.