Skip to main content
  • Want more images or videos?
    Request additional images or videos from the seller
1 of 12

Fendi Red Raffia Small Baguette

Unavailable
$489Asking Price

About

The Baguette was created by Silvia Venturi Fendi in 1997 and it was an instant rage! Cease the wait and grab this beauty to experience the return of one of the earliest "It" bags in fashion. Made from raffia, the bag has the FF logo on the flap and a flat handle. Includes: Original Dustbag

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Height: 6.7 in. (17 cm)Width: 0.4 in. (1 cm)Length: 11.03 in. (28 cm)
  • Style
    Baguette (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Period
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use. Gently Used ( This item is in very good condition aside from slight hardware scratches. ).
  • Seller Location
    Dubai, AE
  • Reference Number
    Seller: 2610421stDibs: LU131019134462

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $50 Standard Parcel Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 7-12 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Estimated Customs Duties & Taxes to the Continental US: $0.
    Ships From: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 3 days of delivery.

1stDibs Buyer Protection Guaranteed
If your item arrives not as described, we’ll work with you and the seller to make it right. Learn more

About the Designer

Fendi

Like other major European luxury fashion houses, Fendi started small. Adele Casagrande was an Italian creative who loved fashion and sold leather and fur accessories from a tiny workshop she opened in Rome in 1918. However, after marrying Edoardo Fendi in 1925, her business model was altered dramatically. Together, the couple changed the boutique’s name to Fendi and moved into a bigger storefront, which quickly became the favorite shop of women all over Italy’s capital city for furs and leathers, such as handbags, coats and accessories.As time moved on for Adele and Edoardo, the couple began to share more responsibility to their five daughters, who assumed management of the company during the 1950s. Fendi’s audience broadened and its profitability has soared over the years, owing to the brand’s fresh perspective on fashion world happenings and innovative sensibility. The maison also has a distinctive relationship with old-world Italian craftsmanship. The Selleria bags were the work of master saddlers in Rome, and Fendi partnered with lace artisans in southern Italy as well as craftsmen in the east trained in the intrecciato (intertwined) technique (an idea that Adele introduced during the 1940s), which, in Fendi’s case, sees an interwoven leather fabric integrated in the creation of its handbags, countering leather’s traditional rigidity with a bag that is soft, versatile and fitted with an alluring slouchy curve.It wasn’t until 1965, however, when a young German designer named Karl Lagerfeld took the creative helm that Fendi became a world-renowned fashion house. In fact, Lagerfeld, who produced four to five collections yearly for the brand, is credited with creating Fendi’s instantly recognizable double-F logo (which stands for “Fun Furs”) in “less than five seconds.” Until Lagerfeld started designing for the brand, fur was a material mostly associated with heavy coats that few people actually wore. Lagerfeld reimagined fur in creative ways, using it as an accent on purses, cuffs on dress sleeves and collars on wool coats.Over the ensuing years, Fendi has broken into the home-goods market with Fendi Casa and has become synonymous with luxury fashion, producing such pieces as the iconic Baguette, which was rendered ever popular on the television series Sex and the City. In fact, an entire episode during the third season was dedicated to the “original It bag,” a slim accessory tapered in a manner that recalls its namesake, designed in 1997 by Adele and Edoardo’s granddaughter Silvia Venturini Fendi, who was named creative director of accessories three years earlier.Perhaps just as well known as its vintage Baguette handbags and creative use of fur is the brand’s devotion to its Italian roots. In 2013, Fendi donated more than 2 million euros to restore Rome’s Trevi Fountain, and when it was reopened to visitors, Fendi hosted its Autumn/Winter 2017 show on top of the landmark.Fendi was a family-controlled brand until 1999 and is now owned by LVMH. In late 2020, British fashion designer Kim Jones was named the house’s artistic director for womens wear.Find a wide variety of vintage Fendi handbags and purses, clothing and other accessories on 1stDibs.
About the Seller
4.7 / 5
Located in Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Gold Seller
These expertly vetted sellers are highly rated and consistently exceed customer expectations.
Established in 2018
1stDibs seller since 2018
983 sales on 1stDibs
Typical response time: 9 hours
More From This Seller

You May Also Like

Fendi Peekaboo Large Size Shoulder Bag
By Fendi
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Fendi bag model Peekaboo in large size. The bag is made of smooth plum-colored leather and a black line tinged with a hundred on both sides. Interior upholstered with the classic log...
Category

2010s Shoulder Bags

Fendi Embossed Natural Leather Vintage Bag
By Fendi
Located in Torre Del Greco, IT
Fendi natural leather embossed bag with floral pattern . The interior is lined with green silk with a slit pocket. Limited series. In very good condition.
Category

Early 2000s Shoulder Bags

2019 Fendi Brown Calfskin Leather & Monogram PVC Mon Tresor Bucket Bag
By Fendi
Located in Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
FENDI Brown Calfskin Leather & Monogram PVC Mon Tresor Bucket Bag Xupes Reference: HB2915 Serial Number: 8BT298A7Q01980059 Age (Circa): 2019 Accompanied By: Fendi Dust Bag, Tag Auth...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Bucket Bags and Drawstring Bags

Fendi Beaded Safari Shoulder Bag
By Fendi
Located in Philadelphia, PA
This stunning Fendi shoulder bag is in excellent condition. The exterior features a gorgeous sequin and bead leopard pattern trimmed with black leather. The edges are finished with w...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Structured Shoulder Bags

Fendi Camel Leather and Fur Evening Bag
By Fendi
Located in Paris, FR
Fendi caramel brown leather and fur half round shoulder bag featuring a leather trim, a top zip fastening, a front logo plaque and silver-tone hardware. In excellent vintage conditio...
Category

Late 20th Century Shoulder Bags

Fendi baguette mini beige and light blue leather shoulder bag NWOT
By Fendi
Located in Capri, IT
Fendi baguette mini beige and light blue leather shoulder bag NWOT meaurements: heigh 11 cm depth 4 cm width 18,5 cm
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

Fendi green python skin pony hair handle shoulder bag
By Fendi
Located in Capri, IT
\Fendi green python skin pony hair handle shoulder bag Fendi pony hair pink and brown handle green python skin bag totally made in italy measurements: 49 x 27 cm depth 15 cm
Category

1990s Shoulder Bags

Fendi Gold Cognac Snakeskin Large Logo Top Handle Shoulder Pochette Flap Bag
By Fendi
Located in Chicago, IL
Snakeskin Gold tone hardware Leather lining Made in Italy Adjustable handle strap drop 5-9.75" Measures 11.75" W x 7.75" H x 4.75" D Includes dust bag 100% authenticity guaranteed ...
Category

21st Century and Contemporary Shoulder Bags

The 1stDibs Promise

Learn More

Expertly Vetted Sellers

Confidence at Checkout

Price-Match Guarantee

Exceptional Support

Buyer Protection

Insured Global Delivery