We all know that Chanel has created an empire of luxury goods. And it itself is a legend. However, the Chanel 2.55 is the legend of legend and classic of classic.
The day Chanel 2.55 acquired its name is in February 1955.
Classics never fade. Gold chain belt, Chanel handbags legend has long been world-renowned classic and won the continuous favor of women. It is the star of choice of the jewelry of women, the perfect blend of visual appeal and practicality, and innovation and tradition, which has become a symbol of quality in the past half a century. In February 1955, Miss COCO CHANEL introduced a double chain with a metal square clamshell package can be closed. It has become the well-known 2.55.
For many years, this type of bag there have been many changes in the original design, including leather, fabric or fabric, metal or leather, interwoven chain winding chain, double fold or single fold, and square lock or double C Miss Graphics locking.
From tailoring, fitting, sewing, and then cutting, stitching, fitted with zippers, grommets mounted, sewn buckle, complete package...... Chanel 2.55 handbag has a series of processes, all carefully designed to take into account the practical and aesthetics. The 2.55 bags were set up three inner pockets, one designed to put the smallest lipstick; so fine details of the design is still very rare at that time. All the handbags are from a factory near Paris, each one requires six workers spend 10 hours, after a full 180 to the process to complete.
From tweed to the canvas fabric, from the car line to the hasp, and to the lining, it has changed a lot. Since 1983, Karl 'Lagerfeld to continue to give this package to bring new changes in women; but in any case of change, we can immediately recognize it.
Since 1983, Karl Lagerfeld Chanel brand has been accepted, Chanel 2.55 bag of the soul being continuously re-interpretation of the heavenly home after a new element to be timeless.
It is the destiny for us to witness the huge production of Chanel 2.55. In other word, we are lucky enough in this period of history.
The bag has a number of features:
1. The lining's burgundy colour represents the colour of the uniforms at the convent where she grew up.
2. There is a zippered compartment at the inside of the front flap. That is where Chanel is rumoured to have stored her love letters in her original bag.
3. The backside has a back outside flap for storage of money.
4. Chanel recognising that the modern women needed to have their hands free while attending social functions designed a double chain shoulder strap, something common in downmarket products, but rare in luxury circles at the time. The chains were attached by leather-threaded chain inserted though eyelets. The caretakers of the convent she grew up at hold the keys at their waist dangling from the same type of chains as the 2.55 shoulder strap chains.