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Chanel Ritz Shoulder Bag Convertible Clutch Black Matelasse Patent Leather

$2,500

About

This authentic and preowned Ritz convertible clutch bag was made by Chanel. It features three compartments: one large pocket under the front flap, one large framed center pocket that fastens with a CC tilt knob with flat zip pocket and one large zippered section. The interior is lined in gray fabric. Preowned, we note the frame of the center pocket is slightly bent, some scratching to the hardware and one spot to the leather logo patch. 7.5in H x 14.25in L x 8in D with a 10in. Authenticated by Entrupy (and copy of certificate will be included with purchase).

Details

  • Designer
  • Brand
  • Dimensions
    Height: 7.5 in. (19.05 cm)Depth: 8 in. (20.32 cm)Length: 14.25 in. (36.2 cm)
  • Style
    contemporary (In the Style Of)
  • Place of Origin
    Italy
  • Period
  • Material Notes
    Quilted black patent leather; silver hardware
  • Condition
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location
    Port Saint Lucie, FL
  • Reference Number
    Seller: CHANEL RITZ BAG1stDibs: LU40721212412

Shipping & Returns

  • Shipping
    $70 Standard Shipping
    to anywhere in the world, arrives in 6-15 days.
    We recommend this shipping type based on item size, type and fragility.
    Ships From: Port Saint Lucie, FL
  • Return Policy

    A return for this item may be initiated within 1 day of delivery.

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About Chanel (Manufacturer)

The first Chanel shop was opened in 1910 in Paris on rue Cambon by the young milliner Gabrielle Chanel (1883–1971), who had picked up the nickname “Coco” while working as a club singer. The boutique drew the attention of the Parisian fashion elite who popularized her wide-brimmed Chanel Modes hats. Soon she added a sportswear store in the Normandy resort town of Deauville, where Coco set the tone for her defining sense of style — traditionally masculine garments reimagined for feminine shapes, made from simple jersey fabric.


Effortless and elegant, her designs promoted comfort and grace in women’s wear that had been dominated in the previous century by complicated layers of fabric and cumbersome corsets. She followed this success with a couture house, opened in 1915 in Biarritz. Over the next six decades, Coco Chanel would become a pivotal designer of both fashionable casual wear and Paris haute couture as well as an icon and arbiter of 20th-century style with her bob haircut and pearls.


However, Chanel was not born into a life of glamour. Following the death of her mother, her father left her in an orphanage where she lived until the age of 18. It was there that she learned to sew as well as appreciate the classic pairing of black and white as worn by the nuns. In 1926, she introduced her first little black dress, reclaiming a color that had once been reserved for mourning and working-class women. That same decade, she debuted her perfume, Chanel No. 5, as well as the Chanel suit with a collarless jacket and fitted skirt, inspired by the boxy lines of men’s clothing and employing a sporty tweed.


Chanel closed her fashion operations during World War II, then returned to the industry in 1954 to design for the functional needs of modern women. Structure and wearability endured in all of Chanel’s clothing and accessories, like the quilted leather 2.55 handbag introduced in 1955 with its gold-chain shoulder strap that freed up a woman’s hands. The 1957 two-tone slingback pumps had a practical heel height while offering a bold statement in the black tip of the shoes.


After Coco Chanel died in 1971, the brand underwent several changes in leadership, including fashion designer Karl Lagerfeld, who took over as artistic director in 1983. Over the years, the company has continued to innovate, such as expanding into ready-to-wear fashion in 1978 and, in 2002, establishing a subsidiary company — Paraffection — dedicated to preserving the heritage skills of fashion artisan workshops. The House of Chanel still operates its flagship on rue Cambon in Paris, where it all began.


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About the Seller
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Established in 2006
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412 sales on 1stDibs
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