Chanel Bag 101: How to Buy the Most Iconic Handbag of all Time

Carson Olivares

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There’s perhaps no greater fashion-girl dream than owning a Chanel bag. But from the high price tag to the number of covetable options, the decision can be daunting enough to make even Choupette’s hairs stand on end. And as the French fashion house brings out new iterations of the classics, as well as exciting one-off pieces, it just makes us want to own one even more.


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So to help navigate the luxury marketplace and all things Chanel, we asked Sarah Davis of Fashionphile, a luxury handbag marketplace, to lend us her expertise on purchasing the iconic bag. From how much you should expect your Chanel bag to appreciate to understanding how to spot a fake, we’ve got your ultimate guide to buying a Chanel bag.

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