Limited edition Chanel boy bags: The Cube & Enchained
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Black Chanel Enchained Boy Bag
Chanel plays a just part in the history of luxury fashion, especially when it comes to vintage and preowned fashion, providing timeless and classic pieces that are coveted year after year.
The first bag that Coco Chanel designed in 1929 was hand carried, however in 1995, Chanel changed handbag history with the revolutionary Chanel 2.55 bag. Then, in the eighties, Karl Lagerfeld reintroduced the design and created the Classic Flap Bag. (Designer Vintage).
Karl Lagerfeld also introduced the Boy Bag as a tribute to Coco Chanel in 2011. She was often inspired by menswear and her muses; in particular, the love of her life: Boy Capel. The boy bag was created in tribute to the men in her life.
The most characteristic features of the Chanel Boy bag are the heavy hardware and bold and unique shape. Boy bags are available in a host of different materials, sizes and colours from leather to tweed.
A campaign by Alice Dellal solidified the Boy bags rock ‘n’ roll personality and this bag has since become a symbol of Chanel’s androgynous heritage. Each season, the Boy bag is recreated. (Lister, R. 2018).
The limited edition Chanel Enchained bag was first released in the autumn/winter 2013 collection and is still lusted after worldwide 6 years later.
The extremely rare and edgy black Chanel enchained Boy bag is made from quilted calfskin and features multiple chains on the front of the bag. All hardware on this bag is antiqued silver in tone and the bag clasp is a silver CC press lock plate.It has a main compartment and two slip compartments, meaning that the bag is spacious and belongings can be ordered within the compartments accordingly in order to utilise the space within the bag fully. The bag has a double chained strap which allows it to be carried over the shoulder or by hand.
Bag dimensions are approximately height: 20cm, length: 28cm and width 8cm.
Date code of the bag is:18936846 meaning it was made between 2013-2014. It includes Chanel Authenticity card however does not include a box or dust bag.
As worn by: Heidi Klum, it is a bag that can be dressed up or down. It can be paired with black skinny jeans and a leather jacket for a punk-chic day time look or with a feminine dress to give it an edge.
The Enchained Boy Bag originally retailed for £6214 and is now a must have for Chanel bag collectors.
Introducing the Chanel Cube Boy Bag. This latest style of Boy Bag is part of
The cube bag was seen in the Chanel Cruise 2014 Collection
It has an embossed checkered pattern (almost like a waffle imprint). It has an enamel clasp which matches the colour of the other side of the bag’s strap.
The Chanel Cube Boy Bag comes in four sizes, Small, Medium, Large and Jumbo. The Jumbo size was first introduced during Fall/Winter 2013 with the Chanel Gentle Boy bags. This version comes in 4 colors, red, grey, gold and black.