Thursday, February 10, 2011

Mmmm... Chanel


I am such a Chanel fangirl. I can't help it. Anything from their cosmetics to their accessories and runway shows always impresses (except for maybe their costume jewelry...).

Since yesterday I expressed my strong desires to go to Paris this year, why not take the dream a bit further and share with you the one purchase I would love to make on my first trip to France - the ever so lovely Chanel Wallet On A Chain (or WOC, as it is abbreviated in the purse forums haha).


I love everything about it, except for maybe the price. The one pictured above costs in the $1500 range, which is pretty wacky for a wallet (on a chain!), but it's Chanel so it fits right in with their pricing structure.


It's a lovely timeless statement piece. I love the way it's worn in the picture I posted above as a day crossbody type of bag, and of course it can be a charming accessory to carry at a special event at night.

I absolutely love making special purchases like these while traveling. I try to associate each trip I make with a special purchase - so this Chanel baby needs to be acquired on a Paris trip. Maybe not on my first Paris trip, but I'm reserving it for one in the future :)

What do you think?

12 comments:

  1. I adore Chanel too, i don't think any brand can beat Chanel, everything is just too lovely. The bags too, are great (way better than the stiff Dior bags). I have been to the Chanel store in Paris, it's a great experience, you will love it!

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  2. pomg!!The prize is huge!!But it looks so cute and elegant!!
    xx

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  3. it's lovely bag! but omg the prize?!? hehe;)

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  4. A Chanel bag could make a potato sack look chic!! And there's nothing like whipping out a Chanel compact to touch up your makeup :) I think it's the PERFECT special purchase to make on a trip to Paris...
    If only it was in my price range!
    xox

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  5. This is definitely on my wish list for the future too!
    Chanel bags/ purses are classics and will not be going 'out of fashion' any time soon which is why there worth the money xo

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  6. oh!!!cute post!!!
    beautiful blog!
    congratulations!!!
    xoxo

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  7. Just found your blog a little while ago and love it! I am Canadian too so I can relate to your woes about paying higher prices for stuff, waiting months for products to launch, etc. =)

    Btw if you were thinking of buying the WOC in Paris, you should definitely do it! Especially if the Euro goes back down. I went to Paris last summer and was able to save quite a bit on bags after the foreigner tax rebate! I bought a WOC right before I left, but I saw the same one in Paris and after conversion and the detaxe, I remember that I would've saved about $500 if I had waited to buy it in Paris!

    Keep up the style/fashion posts =)

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