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Chanel Belts

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.

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Chanel BLACK INTERLACED LAMBSKIN & GOLD VINTAGE COIN CHAIN BELT
By Chanel
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
CHANEL BLACK INTERLACED LAMBSKIN & GOLD VINTAGE COIN CHAIN BELT CONDITION NOTES The hardware is in very good condition with light signs of use. The Hardware shows slight signs of ta...
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1980s Chanel Belts

CHANEL Pale Gold Tone Chain Belt And Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
A single fine chain in pale gilt metal with the letters C-H-A-N-E-L written along it. The metal has a slight hammered look. The clasp is a hook, stamped from 2017, Made in France and...
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2010s French Chanel Belts

Chanel 2005 Clover and CC Chain Link Belt Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Nice, FR
CHANEL light gold toned double chain belt adorned with a stylized black clover featuring large olive shaped resin cabochons, clear crystals, faux pearls, black/grey boucle tweed cent...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chanel Belts

CHANEL Belt in Black Patent Leather with Beige Leather Interior Size 85
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
Chanel belt in black patent leather, beige leather interior. In good condition. Some traces of wear due to use (see photos) 2010 cruise collection. Made in Italy. Size 85 Dimensio...
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2010s Italian Chanel Belts

1970's Chanel Rare Gripoix Mesh Jewel Belt
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
70s masterpiece gripoix gold mesh belt in excellent condition . Rare and collectible. Comes with original chanel box.
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1970s French Chanel Belts

1980s Vintage CHANEL Gold Toned Perfume Chain Belt Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Bangkok, TH
1980s Chanel gold toned chain belt necklace featuring an iconic gold toned Chanel COCO perfume bottle charm. It can be worn as a belt or a necklace. Stamped CHANEL. Adjustable hook f...
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1980s Unknown Chanel Belts

CHANEL Belt CC 1999 Spring 99P Fabric CC Logo Navy Blue Gold Logo One Size
By Chanel
Located in Sanford, FL
CHANEL - Very Good - 99P Spring 1999 Fabric CC Logo - Navy Blue - One Size - Belt Description Spring 1999 Collection. This belt is stamped CHANEL and has gold tone hardware. CC log...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Leather Braid Gold 4k 28 Plaque Chain Belt CC-0819N-0005
By Chanel
Located in Downey, CA
Chanel Leather Braid Gold 4k 28 Plaque Chain Belt CC-0819N-0005 Here is another beautiful creation by the world famous fashion house Chanel. Here is the most iconic and signature Ch...
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2010s French Chanel Belts

Chanel B16S 70/28 Silver Leather CC Logo Belt 106c25
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: B16 S Made In: Italy Measurements: Length: 32.5" Width: .1" Height: .8" OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION ( 7.5/10 or B+ ) Accessories: Dust Bag Signs of Wear...
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20th Century Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage 90’s Runway Rhinestone Double Strand CC Diamond Belt
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Multicolor Rhinestone Belt This stunning belt is a creation of small gold link settings each securing a rhinestone with a prism of color. The front of the belt features a do...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage Leather And Chain Waist Belt 70cm
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Chanel Vintage leather and chain waist belt. Made from soft black leather with large gold-tone chain. Black. Buckle fastening at front. Min Length: 27 in. Max Length: 29 in. Width: 1 in
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21st Century and Contemporary Chanel Belts

CHANEL 5 Rows Belt in Ruthenium Metal and Black and Mauve Pearls
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
Beautiful CHANEL belt 5 rows, in ruthenium metal and black pearls of different sizes. Center piece decorated with mauve, pink and black resin stones. CC in ruthenium. Dimensions: s...
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2010s Chanel Belts

Chanel CC Logo Silver and Black Leather Letter Chain Belt Necklace Bracelet
By Chanel
Located in Lugano, Ticino
Chanel CC Logo Silver and Black Leather Letter Chain Belt Necklace Bracelet, 1999 - 100% authentic Chanel - Black leather and metal - Hook clasp closure - Silvertone - length 94 cm
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage 90’s Runway Rhinestone CC Diamond Belt
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage Logo Rhinestone Belt Gold plated brass logo rhinestone belt from Chanel Vintage featuring a logo to the front Made in France
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Gold Iconic Logo Cc Runway Vintage 1993 Very Rare Belt
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Year: 1993 Size 75/30 100% Authentic CHANEL from 1993 Printemps Collection (Spring). - Black leather belt with massive CC charms. - Leather and chain swag with CC charm at the end. ...
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1990s Italian Chanel Belts

Chanel Gripoix and Pearl Coin Charm Belt
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Gripoix and Pearl Coin Charm Belt is in excellent condition. Gold tone camellia flowers have faux pearl centers and alternate with red, blue and green Gripoix ...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

Vintage Jumbo CHANEL Iconic Logo Medallion Charm Necklace Belt
By Chanel
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage Jumbo CHANEL Iconic Logo Medallion Charm Necklace Belt Measurements: Largest Charm Drop: 3.15 inches (8 cm) Overall Length: 33.46 inches (85 cm) adjustable Features: - 100...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Perfume Bottle Triple Chain Belt
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Perfume Bottle Triple Chain Belt is in beautiful condition. Substantial double layer of gold tone linked chain with a third draped chain. Gold COCO CHANEL per...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

Vintage CHANEL Quilted Colourful Camellia Leather Corset Belt
By Chanel
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CHANEL Quilted Colourful Camellia Leather Corset Belt Measurements: Height: 4.33 inches (11 cm) Will Fit Waists: 26.4 inches (67 cm), 27.16 inches (69 cm) and 28.3 inches (7...
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20th Century French Chanel Belts

Chanel Gold-Tone Horse Riding Motif Medallion Necklace Belt, 1990s
By Chanel
Located in Praha 2, Hlavní město Praha
Chanel gold-tone horse riding motif medallion necklace belt, made in France, 1990s. The belt is stamped. Very classic and great for everyday wear. Origin: France Size: total length ...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Vintage Chanel Caged Bead Chain Belt
By Chanel
Located in SOUTH YARRA, VIC
Chanel Caged Bead Chain Belt Gold tone chain featuring nine caged balls with multi coloured beads fixed on inside Drop CC pendant 35.5" length Made in France
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20th Century Chanel Belts

CHANEL Vintage Articulated Belt in Gilded Metal
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
Chanel articulated belt in gilded metal. Hook clasp. Vintage accessory in good condition. Minimal micro-scratches on the entire belt. Dimensions: total length: 76 cm, width: 1.5 c...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

CHANEL black Camellia floral buckle silver chain grosgrain belt rare
By Chanel
Located in Hong Kong, NT
CHANEL black Camellia floral buckle silver chain grosgrain belt rare Reference: GIYG/A00222 Brand: Chanel Designer: Karl Lagerfeld Material: Metal Color: Silver Pattern: Solid Closur...
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2010s Chanel Belts

Unusual Chanel By Karl Lagerfeld Goldtone Double Spriral Chain Belt
By Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld
Located in Geneva, CH
Timeless late 80s - early 90s Chanel double gold plated chain belt with iconic CC logo medallion. The belt fastens with a hook closure that allows adjustable lengths to a range of si...
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1990s French Chanel 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 Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage Black Leather Chain Charm Belt
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Black Leather Chain Charm Belt is in very good vintage condition. Black leather is woven within a gold chain belt. Gold tone suns, stars and lion faces dangle...
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20th Century Chanel Belts

Chanel White Quilted Lambskin Belt with Gold CC Logo on Chain 41ck58
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
Chanel White Quilted Lambskin Belt with Gold CC Logo on Chain 41ck58 Made In: Italy Measurements: Length: 34" Width: .1" Height: 1.75" OVERALL VERY GOOD VINTAGE CONDITION ( 7.5/1...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chanel Belts

Chanel Reversible Black Burgundy Leather CC Logo Skinny Belt (85/33)
By Chanel
Located in Montreal, Quebec
This belt is reversible black and burgundy and features a shiny Chanel CC silver buckle with smooth rounded edges and a timeless quality. COLOR: Black/burgundy MATERIAL: Leather ITE...
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21st Century and Contemporary Italian Chanel Belts

Chanel Maltese Cross Chain Belt
By Chanel
Located in London, GB
Redefining how women wore jewellery, Coco Chanel designed jewelled belts to embellish the waist. Having taken inspiration from the maltese cross, this pre-owned vintage 1980s belt ha...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage 90's Runway Collector COCO CHANEL Gold Letters Belt Necklace Rare
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Chanel Vintage 90's Runway Collector COCO CHANEL Gold Letters Belt Necklace Rare Vintage Chanel belt from 1993 featured in gold with black leather intertwined. Belt spells out "COCO...
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Early 1900s French Chanel Belts

Vintage CHANEL Sequin Ecru Wide Obi Corset Belt
By Chanel
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage CHANEL Sequin Ecru Wide Obi Corset Belt Measurements: Height: 4.92 inches (12.5 cm) Will Fit Waists: 28.34 inches (72 cm) Features: - 100% Authentic CHANEL. - Sequin ecru w...
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Early 2000s French Chanel Belts

CHANEL CC White Clear Plastic Gold Metal Chain Link Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1995 Collection Plastic Metal Gold Tone Hardware Hook Closure Width 1.75" Buckle Measures 1.75" W x 2" H Fits Waist Up to Size 34.25" 100% Authentici...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

Chanel Gold Chain Belt With Cut Out Symbols and Words
By Chanel
Located in Sheung Wan, HK
- Vintage 90s Chanel gold chain belt with cut out symbols and words (Chanel, Coco, Paris, No 5 , "CC"logo, shoes, bags, flowers...). - This belt is one of a kind and cl...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

CHANEL Silver Metal 'CHANEL' CC Logo Charm Chain Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 2004 Collection Metal Silver Tone Width 0.25" Total Chain Length 36.5" Includes Box 100% Authenticity Guaranteed by NEWFOUND LUXURY
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21st Century and Contemporary Chanel Belts

Chanel Gold Gold-mesh Multi Strand Chain Tortoise Cc Logo Spring 1997 Belt
By Chanel
Located in Miami, FL
Add a splash of regal, ultra stylish appeal to your ensemble with this belt! We love the tortoise shell - it really adds such a gorgeous textural feel to the piece! Designer: Chanel...
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1990s Italian Chanel Belts

CHANEL CC Gold Metal Heart Charm Chain Link Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1995 Collection Metal Gold Tone Total Length 38" Width 1" Charm Diameter 1.75" Includes Box 100% Authenticity Guaranteed by NEWFOUND LUXURY
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

CHANEL CC Black Leather Gold Metal Charm Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1990's Collection Lambskin Leather Metal Gold Tone Hardware Size 85/34 Width 2.25" Waist Size Fits 34 - 40" 100% Authenticity Guaranteed by NEWFOUND...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

CHANEL 1990s Gold Toned Jumbo Chain Belt / Necklace With Chanel Plaque
By Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
Located in Arnsberg, NW
CHANEL 1990s. Gold colored Chanel chain belt / necklace (see photos) with Chanel plaque. Length of the chain belt: 72.5 cm The belt is in good condition. Light abrasion (see phot...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

CHANEL CC Gold Metal Braided Charm Chain Link Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1990 Collection Metal Gold Tone Total Length 36" Width 1" Charm Diameter 1.5" 100% Authenticity Guaranteed by NEWFOUND LUXURY
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

CHANEL 1994 Black Wide Diamond Stitching Leather Corset Belt by Karl Lagerfeld
By Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel, Chanel
Located in Arnsberg, NW
CHANEL 1994. Iconic wide corset belt with diamond stitching from Chanel by Karl Lagerfeld. Buckle closure on the back. Buy Now Or Cry Later! Get the Chanel supermodel look of th...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage Gold Chain Belt with Black Leather Buckle
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Gold Chain Belt with Black Leather Buckle is in excellent vintage condition from the late 1980’s. Large black leather buckle with gold interlocking CC secures ...
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20th Century French Chanel Belts

CHANEL B12 A Slim Black Belt Perfume No.5 Bottle Buckle 75 / 30
By Chanel
Located in Sanford, FL
CHANEL - B12 A Slim Black Belt - Perfume No.5 Bottle Buckle - 75 / 30 Description Autumn 2012 Collection. Slim black leather belt Features a closure in the shape of Chanel No.5 per...
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2010s Italian Chanel Belts

Chanel 04P Red Camellia Chain Belt or Floral Necklace 717ccs323
By Chanel
Located in Dix hills, NY
Date Code/Serial Number: 04 P Made In: France Measurements: Length: 41" Width: 1.4" Height: 20" Waist Length: 39.5" OVERALL VERY GOOD CONDITION ( 8/10 or AB ) Accessories: Box S...
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20th Century Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage 93P Large Letter Logo Necklace Belt 65893
By Chanel
Located in Costa Mesa, CA
Store SKU: 65893 Chanel Vintage 93P Large Letter Logo Necklace Belt Measures 39 inch max length; adjustable Condition: Excellent For 19 years, Boutique Patina has specialized in so...
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1990s Chanel Belts

CHANEL "Paris-Bombay" Belt
By Chanel
Located in Paris, FR
Rare and Collector! CHANEL "Paris-Bombay" belt. Magnificent CHANEL Métiers d'Art belt, Paris-Bombay in ruthenium. Knitted belt of different sizes, hanging chains, a few CCs and smal...
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2010s French Chanel Belts

CHANEL Red Satin Braid Signature Woven Chain Link CC Logo Belt
By Chanel
Located in Switzerland, CH
Classic CHANEL signature satin braid chain link belt CC logo chain Engraved with „CHANEL“ „CC“ and „08 C“ Total length approximately 105cm, adjustable Comes in CHANEL padded suede in...
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Early 2000s French Chanel Belts

CHANEL CC Gold Metal Rhinestone Chain Link Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1995 Collection Rhinestone Metal Gold Tone Total Length 28" Width 1" Charm Diameter 2" 100% Authenticity Guaranteed by NEWFOUND LUXURY
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

1990's Chanel Black Leather Gold Coco Buckle Belt with Pearl 70cm
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel black leather belt with gold profile of Coco Chanel wearing a pearl earring as buckle design. Very small size. Highly collectible 70s belt. Wear on leather can be seen in phot...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

90's Vintage Chanel Black Leather Chain Belt Spring
By Chanel
Located in West Hollywood, CA
Chanel black leather belt with hanging charms. Collection spring 93, 70/28, original box or dust cover. Very collectible 90s supermodel belt. Small size.
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage ’93 Leather Woven Chain Link Belt sz 75
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel Vintage ’93 Leather Woven Chain Link Belt Features small leather woven tier with four leaf clover charm Made In: France Year of Production: 1993 Color: Goldtone and black ...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Vintage 1994 CHANEL Logo Sun Medallion Charm Belt
By Chanel
Located in Kingersheim, Alsace
Vintage 1994 CHANEL Logo Sun Medallion Charm Belt Measurements: Sun Medallions: 1.57 inches (4 cm) Total Length: 37 inches (94 cm) Features: - 100% Authentic CHANEL. - 2 Sun medall...
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1990s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Rare Jewelled Eagle Black and Gold Runway Belt or Necklace
By Chanel
Located in Nice, FR
CHANEL rare gold toned chain belt with black interwoven leather featuring a large jewelled eagle. Focal point of the CHANEL 2001 Spring runway show. May be worn as a belt or neckla...
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21st Century and Contemporary Chanel Belts

1990s Chanel Gold Toned Chain Belt to 36" w/Chanel shopping bag
By Chanel, Karl Lagerfeld for Chanel
Located in Port Hope, ON
This gold-toned chain belt is interlaced with red leather and has a CC pendant and hook fastening. Chanel is stamped on the hook, and the length will fit up to a 36" waist and is adj...
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1990s European Chanel Belts

Chanel Vintage 1988 Pearl Tassel Chain Belt
By Chanel
Located in Nice, FR
CHANEL vintage rare tassel belt featuring alternating gold toned chain sections and large faux pearls. Triple swag at front. Collection 23 - Year : 1988. Adjustable size. Hook clos...
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20th Century French Chanel Belts

CHANEL Faux Pearl Gold Metal Reptile Charm Chain Link Waist Belt
By Chanel
Located in Chicago, IL
Pre-Owned Vintage Condition From 1991 Collection Faux Pearl Gold Tone Metal Total Length 35" Charms Measure 1.5" W x 3.25" H Includes Dust Bag and Box 100% Authenticity Guaranteed by...
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Late 20th Century Chanel Belts

Coco Chanel Early Poured Glass Sea Serpent Belt
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Coco Chanel Early Poured Glass Haute Couture Belt. Designed as a series of swag chains with emerald poured glass stations. Classically Baroque in the Chanel idiom with sea serpent mo...
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1960s French Chanel Belts

Chanel Black Caviar Leather Belt Bag
By Chanel
Located in Palm Beach, FL
This authentic Chanel Black Caviar Leather Belt Bag is in pristine unworn condition. Black square quilted zip top pouch in durable textured glazed caviar leather is anchored to a co...
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2010s Italian Chanel Belts

Chanel Silver Rope Chain Belt from the Autumn 2006 Collection
By Chanel
Located in New York, NY
Chanel silver tone rope link belt from the Autumn 2006 collection. The chain measures .38 of an inch in diameter and 54.5 inches long when laid flat. One end has a 1.44 inch wide and...
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Early 2000s French Chanel Belts

Chanel belts for sale on 1stDibs

1stDibs offers an extraordinary range of authentic Chanel belts. If you’re browsing our collection of unique vintage and designer fashion to elevate your daily look or to introduce new colors to the dazzling formal wear in your wardrobe, this designer’s body of work includes elements of orange, red, blue and other tones. Most of the items here were designed during the 20th Century, but you can find examples that were created as recently as the 21st Century and Contemporary. Those interested in this designer might also find the work of Hermès, Gucci and Yves Saint Laurent appealing. Find designer, vintage and haute couture Chanel belts from top boutiques around the world on 1stDibs. On 1stDibs, the price for these items starts at $275 and tops out at $14,920, while the average work can sell for $1,734..

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    How you style your Chanel jacket is a matter of preference. Some people like to wear casual clothing, so the Chanel jacket stands out. Others prefer an entire Chanel ensemble with a jacket for an all-over look. Accessorizing your Chanel jacket with a scarf is also a very popular option. Find Chanel jackets on 1stDibs along with a variety of Chanel clothing to create eye-catching ensembles.
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    Tuck the chain inside your Chanel bag through its holes and store it in a dust-free environment and avoid touching or bumping into any other items while they're hanging out of sight. Shop a range of vintage and modern Chanel bags on 1stDibs.
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    Fake Chanel bags aren’t easy to spot — especially if you’re shopping online. Forgeries are getting increasingly difficult to identify, but there are a few clues that might indicate a Chanel bag is a counterfeit. Bags made in the mid-1980s and later have a serial number at the bottom of the bag, and this number should match the one on the Chanel authenticity card. The Cs in the clasp should have flat, not rounded, edges, and the right-hand C will always overlap the one on the left at the top, with the overlapping reversed at the bottom. The screw on the clasp will have a flat or star head — never a Phillips head. The zipper should have the Lampo logo on the back of the slider, and the bag should come in a duster bag with the Chanel logo printed in white in the center. The diamond-pattern quilting on the bag should be flawless and perfectly aligned, even where there’s a pocket. The lining should lie tight and flat against the interior — never creased or lumpy. The inside of the bag should have the Chanel logo followed by “Made in Italy” or “Made in France.” To ensure you’re purchasing an authentic Chanel bag, buy from a reputable seller that carefully vets their offerings. Shop a collection of properly vetted vintage and new Chanel bags from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    To read a Chanel clothing label, look beneath the Chanel logo tag. There you will see another label with the style number, size and year it was created. If the style number starts with an A, it was from an Autumn collection. P stands for Printemps, which is spring, and C means that item is part of the cruise line. Shop a collection of expertly vetted vintage and new Chanel garments from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    Chanel Mademoiselle perfume smells like orange, jasmine, rose, patchouli and vetiver. It is quite a bold and fresh scent.
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    Chanel was founded in 1910 by Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel, a French fashion designer who opened a hat boutique in Paris that year. Chanel went on to transform women’s fashion with revolutionary and elegant designs that tore down gender boundaries and freed women from the confining fashions of the day. Find vintage and contemporary Chanel bags, clothing and accessories from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    An authentic Chanel VIP gift bag or gift item may be given to a few loyal VIP customers who regularly visit the store and spend a significant amount of money on their products. It is not something that the general population can purchase. These gift items are all made with the same attention to detail and fine craftsmanship that you expect from anything with the Chanel brand. Shop a collection of expertly vetted vintage and new Chanel bags from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    Chanel manufactures their eyewear in Italy, Spain and Paris, similar to most high-end designers. The Haute-Couture and High Jewelry pieces are exclusively made in Paris. Shop Chanel's vintage and modern collection from some of the world's top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    You can find a variety of second-hand Chanel bags online at boutiques and auction houses. You may also be able to find Chanel bags in consignment and vintage boutiques. It helps to know how to authenticate a Chanel bag to ensure you’re getting a legitimate Chanel handbag. Find a collection of expertly vetted Chanel handbags from some of the world’s top reputable boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    The current designer of Chanel is Virginie Viard, who started as an intern at Chanel in 1987 and became creative director Karl Lagerfeld’s self-proclaimed “right arm and my left arm.” Aside from a five-year stint at Chloé, Viard worked as Lagerfeld’s Chanel studio director until his death in 2019, after which she was named his successor as creative director. Viard’s French bohemian style revisits the past, but always with a fresh eye. On 1stDibs, find vintage and contemporary Chanel haute couture from top sellers around the world.
  • 1stDibs ExpertJanuary 4, 2022
    Chanel bags are made in France and Italy. The contemporary version of Chanel’s 11.12 bag, for instance, starts its life in a small factory in Verneuil-en-Halatte, located 90 minutes north of Paris, where the pieces of lambskin are cut by artisans with six years of training. The pieces are sent to Paris, where embroiderers spend a week embellishing the components, incorporating slight variations that make each bag a one-of-a-kind piece. Then, the leather pieces are shipped back to Verneuil, where craftspeople assemble them by hand into the iconic rectangular shape, complete with intricate piping and beading. Shop a collection of vintage and contemporary Chanel bags from some of the world’s top boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    Yes, you can buy Chanel clothing, bags, perfumes and accessories online, although Chanel’s website doesn’t sell them directly. Online boutiques, auction sites and luxury resale platforms sell both vintage and new Chanel bags and other items, but authenticity is always a concern when buying online, so it’s important to purchase from a reputable seller that properly vets the origin and authenticity. An authentic Chanel bag sold online will never be cheap, but a high price tag doesn’t necessarily mean it’s the real thing. Find a collection of expertly vetted Chanel garments, accessories and handbags from some of the world’s top reputable boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel became a trailblazer in the fashion world by offering women styling options that moved away from corsets and lace and more toward a practical approach to fashion. Her original styles included wide-leg pants and sailor shirts which enhanced the freedom of the body, an important aspect in her vision of fluid and androgenous clothing. Shop a collection of vintage and new Chanel clothing from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    The value of Chanel bags has been steadily increasing for years. This is because each year, they make a “limited run,” which means that there are only so many available to purchase from the Chanel store or expertly vetted platforms from some of the world’s top sellers on 1stDibs.
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    Chanel'S leather bags are the most durable compared to others. Standing the test of time and heavy-duty nature even when soft to the touch. From Chanel's quilted flaps to small leather goods, on 1stDibs, find a variety of authentic pieces from Chanel.
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    The cost of a Chanel purse depends on its material, rarity, style and condition. On 1stDibs.com, you can purchase a Chanel purse starting from $280.
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    There are 310 Chanel boutiques located across the globe; 94 in Asia, 70 in Europe, 10 in the Middle East, 127 in North America, 2 in South America and 6 in Oceania. In addition to the Chanel boutiques, there are many authorized retailers of the Chanel line. Find a collection of expertly vetted Chanel fashions, accessories, and handbags from some of the world’s top reputable boutiques on 1stDibs.
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    There are a few ways to get your hands on Chanel minis. Get in contact with a sales associate at the Chanel store to inquire which style/ color they have in stock or on 1stDibs; find a collection of vintage and new Chanel minis.
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    How to clean white Chanel bags as they are susceptible to light and can turn yellow if exposed for too long by polishing the leather gently with a natural-coloured soft woollen cloth or pat with a fine woollen cloth when wet. Shop a range of authentic Chanel bags on 1stDibs.
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