|Chanel 2.55 - Classic Flap Bag|
Originally designed in 1929, the Chanel 2.55 is an updated version of the original design. The bag is named 2.55 after the date of creation, February 1955.
The bag's lining comes in burgundy color. There is a zippered compartment at the inside of the front flap. The backside has a back outside flap for storage of money/documents. The double-chain shoulder straps are attached by leather-threaded chain inserted though eyelets. The bag features a lock in the shape of a double CC logo. The bag has a quilted diamond or herringbone pattern on the exterior.
Several variations have been introduced which come in different colors, leather/fabric combinations, metal and interwoven leather straps and the lock, mademoiselle vs. interlocking CC.
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Variations of the bag have also been featured in the brand's past fashion shows:
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A collection of the brand's past campaign shots had also featured the iconic 2.55:
Many celebrities have been spotted with the iconic bag as well.