If you love Chanel as much as I do, you have wanted a Chanel handbag forever. If you’re reading this blog post, then it’s too late to tell you it is not a financially wise decision to purchase one and it’s better to invest your money. You have made up your mind. But I would love to share with you how to choose a Chanel handbag wisely.
Since purchasing a Chanel handbag is an investment, then you want to choose wisely. Chanel handbags are one of the only designer handbags that retain their value and even increase over time.
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How to Choose Your First Chanel Handbag
The most important thing to consider when buying your first Chanel or any designer handbag is to select a classic style. If you have the means, then go ahead and splurge on the newest styles. Otherwise, you will want the handbag to last a lifetime.
The most classic, iconic and ageless handbag is the Chanel Classic Medium Flap handbag. This classic flap bag is crafted of diamond-quilted caviar leather in black. It features a polished silver leather threaded chain-link shoulder strap, an exterior rear flat pocket and a front flap with a silver CC turn lock. It opens to a second flap and a black leather interior with patch pockets. This is a perfect shoulder bag for all occasions. This handbag has always been in style, will never go out of style. It suits the style of anyone no matter what age you are. Other options are Classic Wallet on Chain and Medium Boy Bag.
Again, you will want to choose a classic color such as black or neutral colors. The seasonal colors are beautiful, but they are only good for a season.
Your options are lambskin or aged calfskin. Aged calfskin is easy to take care of and will last longer. There’s always canvas and metal lambskin, but aged calfskin or caviar is the most likely to last for years.
You have the option of gold-tone, silver-tone, black or ruthenium metal. This is a personal preference. Some people choose the metal-based on their jewelry preference. I went with gold-tone. Again, silver and gold are classic and iconic choices.
If you see a Paris trip in your future, then I suggest buying a Chanel handbag in the city where it all started.
Do you own a Chanel handbag? Let me know in a comment below!
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