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Chanel Tweed Double Flap
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Crafted in France from pure wool, this pre-owned, purple tweed flap bag by Chanel is finished with silver-tone hardware and the classic CC turn lock. Featuring a fold-over top, a mai...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Tweed Cotton Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Athens, GA
Chanel Tweed Cotton Tote Bag. Excellent like new condition. Leather straps and handles. Top can be adjusted like a bucket bag. Versatile bag. Unique style. Authenticity card and dust...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Chanel tweed sequins multicoloured shoulder bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel tweed sequins multicoloured shoulder bag This timeless bag is in perfect conditions, like unwork. Measurements Width: 23 cm Height: 15 cm Depth: 6 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel Tweed Icon Clover Boston Handbag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
This Chanel Tweed Boston handbag is a rare find. Featuring a subtle 4 leaf clover and no.5 print adorned on the tweed body. The main compartment contains an inner zipped pocket, as d...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Tweed Fur Purple Single Flap
By Chanel
Located in Long Island City, NY
Brand new beautiful and rare Chanel glicine lapin & tweed single flap purple fur bag. The fur is extremely soft. Shoulder strap measures 9"L. Must have for your winter wardr...
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Early 2000s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Tweed Limited Edition Collector’s Novelty Tote
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Tweed Limited Edition Collector’s Novelty Tote This handbag features a wool body, metal handle, silver-tone chain, open top, and interior zip and slip pocket. Featuring two d...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

WOMENS DESIGNER Chanel Tweed Wallet On Chain
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Beautiful Chanel Tweed Wallet On Chain is absolutely stunning. The colours in the tweed next to the Chanel chain edged wording is just super. An as new item for sale which has been o...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Tweed and Plexiglass Lego Crossbody Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel's iconic tweed gets a playful makeover in this special rendition of the much-coveted Lego handbag. Accented with a black plexiglass Chanel monogram and logo closure, it also f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Tweed & Camel Quilted Aged Calfskin Medium Casual Style Hobo
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel Tweed & Camel Quilted Aged Calfskin Medium Casual Style Hobo SKU: 111853 MSRP: 4500.00 Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Handbag Condition: Very Good Condition Comments: Very Good C...
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2010s Hobo Bags

Chanel Tweed Shoulder Bag, Spring-Summer 1994
By Karl Lagerfeld, Chanel
Located in Geneva, CH
From the iconic SS1994 runway collection, this hardly worn Chanel shoulder bag is crafted from bright fuchsia « bouclé » tweed and features gold hardware. Fully lined in a refined ma...
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Multicolor Tweed No. 5 Tote
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Multicolor Tweed No. 5 Tote is in excellent condition. Stylishly whimsical, this colorful tote is a great addition to any collection. Multi colored tweed fab...
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2010s Tote Bags

  • Chanel Multicolor Tweed No. 5 Tote
  • Chanel Multicolor Tweed No. 5 Tote
  • Chanel Multicolor Tweed No. 5 Tote
  • Chanel Multicolor Tweed No. 5 Tote
H 15 in. W 13 in. D 3 in.
Chanel Grey Black Tweed Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
This super cool Chanel Tweed bag comes with a rock'n roll chain made out of super soft leather and multiple thin steal chains. The shoulder drop is 12. The pattern of the Tweed shows...
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Early 2000s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Grey Black Tweed Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Grey Black Tweed Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Grey Black Tweed Shoulder Bag
  • Chanel Grey Black Tweed Shoulder Bag
H 6 in. W 7 in. L 12.5 in.
Chanel Chanel Black/White Tweed Urban Spirit Backpack
By Chanel
Located in Kiev, UA
We love anything Chanel and currently, this backpack has left us smitten! This Urban Spirit backpack boasts of fabulous style and outstanding details. It flaunts a tweed exterior wit...
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2010s Backpacks

New Chanel Straw Tweed Black Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel new condition straw bag with long leather straps and multicolor tweed interior. Can also be worn cross body. Shoulder drop 20". Reissue turn lock clasp. Comes with hologram, i...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

  • New Chanel Straw Tweed Black Bag
  • New Chanel Straw Tweed Black Bag
  • New Chanel Straw Tweed Black Bag
  • New Chanel Straw Tweed Black Bag
H 10 in. W 5 in. L 10 in.
Chanel Yellow and Black Tweed Bag
By Chanel
Located in Athens, GA
Chanel Yellow and Black Tweed Bag. Double flap bag. Black leather interior. Mint like new condition. Rare and limited collection. Guaranteed authentic.
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel black tweed leather shoulder bag
By Chanel
Located in Capri, IT
Chanel black tweed leather shoulder bag Measurements: 25 * 14 cm
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Chanel 2019 Mini Tweed Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Add this adorable Chanel to your collection! Circa 2019 from their Cruise collection, this chic mini flap bag is crafted from pink, blue, gold and metallic gold tweed fabric with Cha...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel 2019 Mini Tweed Flap Bag
  • Chanel 2019 Mini Tweed Flap Bag
  • Chanel 2019 Mini Tweed Flap Bag
  • Chanel 2019 Mini Tweed Flap Bag
H 5 in. W 3 in. L 8 in.
Chanel 2017 Astronaut Essentials Tweed Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Kiev, UA
From the Winter 2017 Collection. White nylon Chanel Tweed Flap Bag with silver-tone hardware, single chain-link shoulder strap, tweed shoulder guard, single chain-link handle, multi...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel 2017 Astronaut Essentials Tweed Flap Bag
  • Chanel 2017 Astronaut Essentials Tweed Flap Bag
  • Chanel 2017 Astronaut Essentials Tweed Flap Bag
  • Chanel 2017 Astronaut Essentials Tweed Flap Bag
H 8.67 in. D 2.76 in. L 11.82 in.
Chanel Wool Knit Mini Tweed Backpack Bag
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel wool woven tweed backpack. Black and pink woven thread detail. Chanel Tweed Twist backpack with antiqued gold-tone hardware, black lambskin leather zip, leather straps, dual a...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Chanel 1990s Patent Leather Tweed Print Tote
By Chanel
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Change up your Chanel collection with this rare Chanel tote! Circa 1994-1996, this structured shopping tote features Chanel's signature tweed in rich red, yellow and black but with a...
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1990s Top Handle Bags

Chanel Multicolored Tweed Reissue Medium Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Multicolored Tweed Reissue Flap Bag is in excellent plus condition. The Reissue in tweed is lovely and sophisticated in a spectacular fusion of color. Black,...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

New Chanel Black Tweed Clear Lucite Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel brand new rare and collectible shoulder bag with lucite straps. Collection 2017. Shoulder drop 18", long enough to be worn cross body.. Comes with hologram, id card and origin...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Chanel Jumbo Green Velvet Tweed Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel jumbo green velvet, purple tweed and gold tone boy bag. Shoulder drop, 12/20". Excellent condition, comes with hologram and original box.
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Jumbo Green Velvet Tweed Boy Bag
  • Chanel Jumbo Green Velvet Tweed Boy Bag
  • Chanel Jumbo Green Velvet Tweed Boy Bag
  • Chanel Jumbo Green Velvet Tweed Boy Bag
H 8.5 in. W 2.75 in. L 12 in.
Chanel Maxi Tweed Double Stitch Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
Black quilted leather Chanel Maxi Tweed Double Stitch Flap bag with silver-tone hardware, dual convertible leather and chain-link shoulder strap, grey satin lining, three pockets at ...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Maxi Tweed Double Stitch Flap Bag
  • Chanel Maxi Tweed Double Stitch Flap Bag
  • Chanel Maxi Tweed Double Stitch Flap Bag
  • Chanel Maxi Tweed Double Stitch Flap Bag
H 8 in. W 13.5 in. D 3.5 in.
Chanel White Quilted Coated Tweed iPhone Pouch
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Why just stop at owning a Chanel bag when you can also carry your darling iPhone in a lovely tweed pouch with the brand's signature quilt! This creation from Chanel is truly one tech...
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2010s Pouches and Wristlets

  • Chanel White Quilted Coated Tweed iPhone Pouch
  • Chanel White Quilted Coated Tweed iPhone Pouch
  • Chanel White Quilted Coated Tweed iPhone Pouch
  • Chanel White Quilted Coated Tweed iPhone Pouch
H 2.76 in. W 1.58 in. L 4.93 in.
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 Silver White Tweed Mini Flap Bag
By Chanel Boutique, Chanel
Located in Antwerp, BE
An unparalleled classic from the maison Chanel, this flap shoulder bag showcases one of the most sophisticated silhouettes. Presented in the mini size, this iteration is crafted from...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

  • Chanel Silver White Tweed Mini Flap Bag
  • Chanel Silver White Tweed Mini Flap Bag
  • Chanel Silver White Tweed Mini Flap Bag
  • Chanel Silver White Tweed Mini Flap Bag
H 4.73 in. W 9.06 in. D 1.97 in.
Chanel Black Leather and Tweed Mini Boy 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 Black Leather and Tweed Mini Boy Bag
  • Chanel Black Leather and Tweed Mini Boy Bag
  • Chanel Black Leather and Tweed Mini Boy Bag
  • Chanel Black Leather and Tweed Mini Boy Bag
H 3.94 in. W 1.97 in. L 5.91 in.
CHANEL blue leather TWEED GABRIELLE HOBO Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Zürich, CH
100% authentic Chanel Gabrielle Hobo bag in navy blue, light grey, grey, light blue and midnight blue bouclé tweed and navy calfskin. Double chain shoulder-strap in gold-tone, silver...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Timeless Black Green & White Tweed Crossbody Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Original Chanel Timeless handbag in black, green and white tweed, hardware in silver metal, chain strap in silver metal interwoven with black canvas allowing the bag to be worn on th...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Black Tweed Swarovski Crystal Jumbo Classic Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Black Tweed Swarovski Crystal Jumbo Classic is in pristine condition. From the 2010 collection, this exquisite single flap bag makes a great addition to any co...
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2010s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Ultra Grey Tweed Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel grey tweed flap super rare! This bag is in excellent condition, as seen on celebrities like Mischa Barton and Diane Kruger. This is a very rare bag that is hard to find. Will...
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Early 2000s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Medium Doudoune Nylon Tweed Coco Neige Backpack
By Chanel
Located in Kiev, UA
Chanel Doudoune Backpack Embossed Nylon with Tweed Medium This Chanel Doudoune Backpack Embossed Nylon with Tweed Medium, crafted from black embossed nylon with tweed, features a top...
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2010s Backpacks

Chanel Black Coco Vinyl Tweed Fringe Shearling Tote
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Black Coco Vinyl Biarritz Tweed Fringe Shopper is in pristine condition. Durable and stylish, this tote carries everything for daily use or travel. Weather f...
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21st Century and Contemporary Tote Bags

Rare Chanel Large Tweed Leather Boucle Jacket Bag
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel rare and collectible large size jacket bag. Can be worn two ways, shoulder and cross body. Mint condition. Collection 2015/2016. Comes with hologram, id card and original dust...
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21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

CHANEL orange IL QUADRATO TWEED BOX Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Zürich, CH
Chanel 'II Quadrato' box shoulder bag, from the Paris in Rome Métiers d'art collection, in orange, yellow, light grey, silver and red bouclé tweed featuring CC clasp fastening on top...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

CHANEL ivory leather TWEED 2017 GABRIELLE HOBO Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Zürich, CH
100% authentic Chanel Gabrielle Hobo bag in ivory bouclé tweed and calfskin. Doubel chain shoulder-strap in gold-tone, silver-tone & ruthenium-finish metal. Opens with a CC zipper on...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel 2018 Shearling Trimmed Quilted Tweed And Leather Backback
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Made in Italy, this beautiful 2018 Chanel backpack has been made from cream shearling trim and quilted tweed and elather exterior with matching interior with one zip leather pouch, t...
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21st Century and Contemporary Backpacks

Chanel Organic Rope Woven Quilted Nature Beige Tweed Tote
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
This Chanel Nature Tote Quilted Tweed, crafted from beige quitled tweed, features diamond quilted top trims, dual woven-in leather chain straps, inverted pleats details, and matte go...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

Chanel Small Rare Tweed Cream Beige Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel small cream and grey and multi color tweed with large CC logo and interlocking clasp 2004 {VINTAGE 17 Years} Antique silver hardware Interwoven chain Interior center pocket ...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Tan Tweed & Sequin Woven Hammock Hobo Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Philadelphia, PA
Chanel Tan Tweed & Sequin Woven Hammock Hobo Shoulder Bag. Various woven stripes of tweed, holographic sequins and shimmering threads give this piece a pop sparkle while remaining n...
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2010s Hobo Bags

Chanel Small Rare Tweed Cream Beige Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel small cream and grey and multi color tweed with large CC logo and interlocking clasp 2004 {VINTAGE 17 Years} Antique silver hardware Interwoven chain Interior center pocket ...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Gold Tweed Couture Collection Kiss Lock Mini Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Gold Tweed Kiss Lock Bag is in excellent condition. Petite and feminine, this mini features a silver frame with kiss lock closure. Short silver snake chain st...
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21st Century and Contemporary Evening Bags and Minaudières

Chanel Vintage 90's Tweed Beige Classic Reissue Tote Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage Tweed Beige Classic Reissue Tote Bag W 10.63 inch, H 7.87 inch, D 3.15 inch Year 1994 Made in France
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1990s Structured Shoulder Bags

CHANEL grey & blue IL QUADRATO TWEED BOX Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Zürich, CH
Chanel 'II Quadrato' box shoulder bag, from the Paris in Rome Métiers d'art collection, in black, grey, light grey, beige and gold bouclé tweed featuring CC clasp fastening on top. L...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Vintage Pink Tweed Square Mini Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Montreal, Quebec
This vintage Chanel Mini Flap Bag is constructed in soft-pink timeless tweed. It’s outfitted with silver tone hardware, a front flap with the signature interlocking CC turn lock clos...
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21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Black Crystal Embellished Tweed Jumbo Classic Single Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Dubai, Al Qouz 2
Exquisitely crafted from tweed fabric, this Jumbo Classic Single Flap bag bears crystal embellishments on the exterior, the signature label within the canvas interior, and the iconic...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Bag XL Taupe Fringe Limited Edition Beige Tweed Tote
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Large Chanel taupe and tweed calfskin tote Year: 2009 Silver hardware Double tweed and ribbon interwoven chain Interior tweed lining Interior flap CC interlocking clasp Interior cen...
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Early 2000s Tote Bags

Chanel Small Black Tweed Crochet Fringe Nature Organic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Small Black Tweed Nature Flap Bag Midnight quilted tweed Chanel Small Nature Flap Bag with silver-tone hardware, convertible chain-link shoulder strap, tan twill lining, sing...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Limited Edition Crochet Nature Tweed Extra Large Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel extra large sized beige tweed crochet flap 2009 Antique gold hardware Large CC logo Magnetic clasp closure Interior beige canvas lining Interior center zippered pocket Two ad...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Black Medium Crochet Nature Tweed Fringe Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Black Medium Crochet Nature Tweed Fringe Classic Flap Bag circa 2008-2009 black cotton/silver-plated metal concealed magnetic fastening signature interlocking CC logo cha...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel New Tweed Space Flight Handle Logo Rare Limited Edition Backpack
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
New Chanel Tweed Space Flight Handle Logo Rare Limited Edition Backpack Fall Spring 2016 Blue navy tweed Top Handle Front pocket Decorative patches Firm caviar base Satin blue inter...
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2010s Backpacks

CHANEL 'Girl' Bag in Black and Shiny Tweed and Lambskin
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
Chanel Girl bag in black and shiny tweed and lambskin. Large model with a pocket at the front closed by snap. Buttons are hammered in mat silver metal. Zip closure. The interior is ...
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2010s Shoulder Bags

Chanel Paris-Édimbourg Burgundy Quilted Velvet & Tweed Old Medium Boy Bag
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel Paris-Édimbourg Burgundy Quilted Velvet & Tweed Old Medium Boy Bag SKU: 112643 MSRP: Condition: Pre-owned (3000) Condition Description: Handbag Condition: Good Condition Co...
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2010s Hobo Bags

Chanel Timeless Tweed Iconic Camelia Flower Bicolor Black & White Leather Clutch
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel clutch designed with patent leather, lambskin and tweed opens to a three-fold clutch 2000 {VINTAGE 21 Years} Gold hardware Interior center zippered pocket 4 card slots Interi...
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Early 2000s Clutches

Chanel Vintage Tweed Rare Limited Edition Patchwork Small Classic Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel patchwork small classic flap bag Year: 2006 {VINTAGE 15 Years} Denim and cotton stitched patchwork CC eyelet and floral patch details Gold brushed hardware Classic interwoven...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Rare Tweed Lambskin Quilted Mini Beauty Lock Multicolor Black Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
CHANEL Tweed Lambskin Quilted Mini Beauty Lock Flap Multicolor Black Excellent Like New Condition Includes Dust Bag And Authenticity Card Stunning Silver CC Pushlock Black leather w...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

Chanel Small Sized Beige Tweed Fringe Organic Crochet Crossbody Flap Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel small sized beige tweed crochet flap 2009 Antique gold hardware Large CC logo Magnetic clasp closure Interior beige canvas lining Interior center zippered pocket Flat bottom ...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Classic Flap Confetti Fantasy Charcoal Ultra Grey Tweed Shoulder Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel charcoal multi colored fantasy tweed flap with large CC logo and turnlock CC clasp closure 2004 {VINTAGE 17 Years} Silver hardware Black lambskin lined interior flap Black gr...
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Early 2000s Structured Shoulder Bags

Chanel Drawstring Bucket Cruise 2015 Tweed Fringe & Lambskin Mini Blue Denim Bag
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Rare Cruise 2015 Denim Tweed Fringe Bucket Bag Antiqued ruthenium hardware Blue denim Chanel bucket bag Drawstring CC Logo closure at front Classic interwoven chain strap Cha...
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2010s Crossbody Bags and Messenger Bags

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Chanel Tweed Bags For Sale on 1stDibs

On 1stDibs, there are many options to choose from in our collection of chanel tweed bags. Many people prefer Black chanel tweed bags, but fashion is all about individuality — you can find Gray, Brown and more options on these pages. The ideal items for you are waiting among the distinctive accessories we have available, which include versions made as long ago as the 18th Century as well as those produced as recently as the 21st Century. Finding accessories for sale for women should be easy, but there are 415 pieces available to browse for men as well as unisex, too.

How Much are Chanel Tweed Bags?

Prices for chanel tweed bags can differ depending upon size, time period and other attributes — on 1stDibs, these accessories begin at $497 and can go as high as $31,940, while these items, on average, fetch $2,946.

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 Shoulder Bags for You

Ever since we’ve needed an accessory to carry our personal items when we’re on the go, shoulder bags have proven indispensable. Today, vintage and designer shoulder bags are such a treasured part of fashion history that they even get their own museum exhibitions.

Prior to bags becoming an essential piece of any ensemble for any gender, women wore pockets strung on ribbons as garments that were separate from their gowns, accessible by openings in the fabric. Small handbags and handheld purses were developed before the accessory gained importance as functional and fashionable. Most had more in common with wallets than anything else.

While the bags of the 16th century warranted ornament, such as exteriors embroidered with silver-gilt thread and beads, it wasn’t until the late 18th century and early 19th century that the design and craft of bags had really broadened. Handheld purses were finished with details that were meant to garner attention, and bags were fitted with shoulder straps. A stylish shoulder bag meant that women could tote jewelry, cash and perhaps a decorative snuff box full of tobacco to an evening ball across town.

The early 1900s saw the introduction of gold and silver minaudières. The patenting of these compact bejeweled clutches has been attributed to revered French jewelry house Van Cleef & Arpels, and today they remain a fashion favorite. One of Judith Leiber’s innovative minaudières even earned a role in the movie Sex and the City.

A luxury shoulder bag is a work of art with a long, fascinating origin story, and entire brands and fashion lines have emerged around creating the perfect versions of shoulder bags and top-handle bags. For example, the iconic Hermès Kelly bag, which was popularized by actress Grace Kelly, is a widely coveted, collected and often faked entry from the handbag hall of fame. And while vintage Gucci tote bags have their own dedicated fan base, collectors and lovers of luxury are likely familiar with the Dionysus, a pared-down Gucci shoulder bag that manages to make a substantial statement anyway.

Embrace a classic look with a vintage shoulder bag designed by Chanel, Givenchy or Fendi — find yours on 1stDibs today.

Questions About Chanel Tweed Bags
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