Tips on How to Buy a Vintage Chanel Bag


I wanted to share an interview I did recently for the fabulous blog See Shop Eat Do by Whitney Campeau.   In the interview I share my tips on how to successfully buy an Authentic Vintage Chanel Bag. I hope you enjoy it!

“There’s just something about a Chanel bag. Owning one was on my sartorial bucket list for as long as I can remember, and the second I graduated from university (and had saved some money) I did my research, shopped around, and finally found a gorgeous one in great condition from a designer consignment shop in Santa Monica. It’s something that I’ll keep forever; it’s classic, goes with everything, and reminds me of that time in my life.

I had gotten to know the owner of the shop where I bought mine and trusted (and could feel) that the bag was real, but I know that buying one online is a whole different ballgame. There are so many websites and places to buy a used bag that it can be intimidating and confusing, and there are definitely some sellers out there who are looking to rip you off. I asked Rice and Beans Vintage owner Sarah a few questions on what to look for when buying vintage Chanel bags, what those serial numbers mean, and how to tell if a bag is fake:”

You can read the rest of the interview here!


Vintage Chanel Caviar Classic Flap Bag

Vintage Chanel Caviar Classic Flap Bag at Rice and Beans Vintage



Authentic Vintage Chanel Bag Clasp

Authentic Vintage Chanel Bag Clasp


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