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Which Chanel Bag To Buy First? Here Are The Best Picks

what chanel bag should i buy first

Knowing which Chanel bag to buy first can be one of life’s important questions. Because, think about it, you’re making the ultimate investment into one of the best luxury fashion brands in the world.

Chanel bags are so highly sought after and have distinctive features that sets it aside from other bags. It only takes one glance at the signature CC logo for one to know you are carrying a Chanel bag – which comes with its notoriety and status.

Chanel has a net worth of one $13 billion according to Statista, which grows yearly due to the incredible demand of Chanel products.

The most popular products Chanel sells are its handbags, perfume and makeup. Particularly looking at handbags, Chanel’s bestselling handbags include: Chanel classic flap bag, Chanel 2.55 bag, Chanel boy bag and Chanel 19 bags.

1. Chanel classic flap bag

If there’s an ultimate classic handbag you should add to your collection, it’s the Chanel classic flap bag. The Chanel ‘classic flap bag’ is a permanent collection of Chanel, which was first debuted by Chanel’s founder, Gabrielle Coco Chanel in 1955, which is now reowned as the 2.55 bag. It revolutionised the way women wore their handbags because it was a shoulder bag which ‘freed their hands’.

In 1987, Karl Lagerfeld took over as creative director and redesigned the now, Chanel classic flap bag which includes the iconic CC logo on the flap. Since then, the demand of this bag has never decreased and it has become a global status symbol.

Chanel classic flap bag design

The design of this bag features a classic flap, meaning it has a foldable flap that further secures the bag. It also includes a woven chain design. There are numerous variations of the Chanel classic flap bag

2. Chanel Boy Bag

The Chanel boy bag was created solely for this reason: to give an edge

The design of this bag features a

3. Chanel 19 Bag

Why makes the Chanel 19 Bag so special?

The Chanel 19 bag is in a world of its own. Living up to it’s name “The 19”, a nod to the year it was made by Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic bag features a slouchy, relaxed shape and diagonal quilting which is signature of Chanel.

The Chanel 19 bag is in a world of its own. Living up to it’s name “The 19”, a nod to the year it was made by Karl Lagerfeld, the iconic bag features a slouchy, relaxed shape and diagonal quilting which is signature of Chanel.

When you look at a Chanel 19 bag, it’s almost like looking at perfect butter. This is due to it’s ultra supple leather finish, completed with the chunky Chanel chain, interlaced with leather. The CC logo also has a modern twist, built into the flap. The fastening on this bag is a twistable clasp, that unlocks the bag, lifting the flap to reveal a large compartment, with little compartments inside it. The Chanel 19 bag is available in different finishes, from lambskin leather, tweed fabrics and gold, silver ruthenium finishes. This bag’s magic.

Shop The Bestselling Chanel 19 Bags:

Reasons To Buy A Chanel Bag

  1. Timeless classic
  2. High resell value, holds it value
  3. good investment because Chanel bag prices keep rising
  4. noriety, it’s a luxury status symbols

Which Chanel Bag Should I Buy First?

When thinking about making your first Chanel bag purchase, consider these factors: timeless trends, versatility with your outfits, re-sell & investment value, as the Chanel bag is sure to last you a lifetime, so, the best Chanel bags to buy first are: the Chanel classic flap, the Chanel 2.55 and the Chanel boy bag.

Which chanel bag suits you?

  1. Chanel classic flap – if you carry a lot of essentials. Comes in 3 sizes, mini, medium and jumbo

2. Chanel boy bag – if your style is edgy and you can carry few things

3. Chanel 19 flap bag if you want to travel, carry lots of things


I’d love to know in the comments, which Chanel bag do you guys have next on your list? I simply can’t enough of the classic bags. The next Chanel bag on my list is the Chanel classic flap in pink, particularly caviar as I like the grainy look of the bag & I find my (previous) Chanel caviar bags are more durable and hold their shape well.

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