The acquisition for this Chanel bag was made in November last year, but I was so busy in the past 2 months and could not manage to draft a post for this black beauty. So, here is another late post from me.
Without further ado, please meet my (new to me) Chanel vintage flap bag. This length is 9inch and it is a medium size. I have been hunting this bag for nearly one year, and I can't describe how excited I am when I can finally get one in excellent condition (not 100% perfect but it is still amazing). Yay! *happy dance*
I have put a Chanel vintage flap bag on my bag wishlist since early 2014. But as the mission was to hunt a vintage item (i.e. old stuff) it was quite challenging to get one in great condition. Most of the time I saw bags which corners or leather or metal were damaged. And sometimes the hologram sticker (and authenticity card) was no longer available. Well, it was almost impossible to get a perfect Chanel vintage bag. So, the key is to be patient (in hunting the One) and to keep expanding the knowledge about Chanel vintage bag (because Chanel has released so many versions/styles of flap bags from 2 decades ago). It was an overwhelming process for me, but I enjoyed it.
Since I owned this piece, my admiration towards vintage stuff has been growing steadily. It is a proof that an excellent product can stand for such a long period of time. The craftsmanship and materials used were in high standard so that the bag is still wearable until today.
I can conclude that acquiring this bag was one of my (bag) highlights in 2014. But I don't think I would stop now as I am planning to put another Chanel vintage flap bag on my 2015 (bag) wishlist. Maybe the one in maxi size would be a nice addition to my Chanel family.... So, let see how this quest will end *wink*