CHANEL METALLIC SYMBOLS FLAP BAG AND THE CHANEL PTT IS STILL ALIVE?

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There’s something I need to talk to you about…

Actually there are two big things, one is wrapped around a story. But before all that, I want to thank Lolli – for all the details and pictures.

First things first, let us share with you a bag that you’ve probably never seen before. We did a little research on our own, this bag is called the ‘Chanel Metallic Symbols Flap Bag’ and it’s now in store, for the Spring Summer 2014 Collection. Lolli sent us a message: ‘Hi, is the CC Crave still available in London and the current price? Going there tomorrow for a week’.

The Chanel CC Crave Flap, the bag that has inherited the same elements like the Classic Flap Bag, a timeless piece that is so much cheaper. Which fashionista doesn’t love that!

But anyway, we told Lolli about the availability and the price. (some of our members found the CC Crave in this season!)

A few days later, Lolli updated us her findings, she said: ‘Thanks. I’m now in London but I cannot find it in Harrods or Selfridges. Bought the perfume bottle print medium instead’.

A perfect move, if Chanel doesn’t have your bag in stock (this happens all the time!), then prepare yourself with a back-up plan. Lolli end up with a perfume bottle print flap bag, the original name is actually: ‘Chanel Metallic Symbols Flap Bag’.

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Then Lolli continued: ‘It’s not a clutch. It’s similar to CC Crave but with embossed Chanel perfume bottle prints on the leather’.

Oh yes, as an addition, if you want the latest info about the Boy Chanel Quilted Flap Bag: ‘My friend got the Boy Chanel quilted medium with rusty gold metal at £2990’.

Then Lolli told me one thing that literally froze my heart, I was surprised, stunned, amazed, jumping and….

She told me: ‘By the way, the PTT is available at Heathrow Chanel but I didn’t ask for the price’.

A little background information: The PTT is the Chanel Petite Timeless Tote, it was not as popular as the GST and the PST, but still it was one of the most coveted and affordable tote from Chanel. But we haven’t heard about this bag for like two years or so.

So when Lolli informed me that she saw the Chanel Petite Timeless Tote, I was like: ‘Nooooo, that can’t be’ (the same facial expression when your Chanel lambskin get scratched).

I wouldn’t let my opportunity pass by, I need to dive into the head of Lolli. So I send her another email again: ‘Lolli, are you sure you saw the PTT, because as far as we know it’s discontinued’

Then she answered: ‘I am very sure I saw the PTT at the Heathrow T3 Chanel store. There was beige and black. They are distinctive because of the zip and small tote size. There are lots of bags that came in last week in London. I was lucky. I wished I could get the PTT but I was out of luggage space’.

Okay, let’s get back to the details first. The Chanel Metallic Symbols Flap Bag is crafted from calf leather and embossed with ‘Chanel’ symbols like the CC logo, the iconic perfume bottle, Chanel Camellia’s, the number 5 and so on. The symbols will live on forever, which makes this bag a timeless piece.

The Chanel Metallic Symbols Flap Bag matches to anything that is linked to ‘casual’ – jeans, pants, tees, tops, when you go to work, shopping, evenings and so on.

There are two different colors and styles available: in metallic calfskin with silver hardware or in black calfskin with silver hardware.

The style code is: A92243
Size: 25 x 12 x 5 cm
Price: $2,800 USD or £1790 GBP before VAT (euro is almost the same)

Before you go, please like our Facebook page and share this post. Drop a comment if you got any question and if you saw the PTT too, let us know.

Oh yes one more thing, Lolli: ‘There is a smaller one that looks like a clutch. Did not check the price though‘.

About Heathrow T3 Airport: The Chanel boutique located there are generally cheaper because the VAT is not included yet. So you don’t need to apply for tax-refund, which save you money because you don’t need to pay the commission for processing tax-refund.

Heathrow T3 Airport don’t stock iconic anymore, a few of them are: The Chanel Classic Flap Bags, the 2.55 reissue, The Quilted Boy Bags.

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THE PERFECT BALENCIAGA METALLIC CLASSIC CITY BAGS FOR THE SUMMER

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The classic tote makes an epic comeback in the form of the Balenciaga Metallic Edge City Bag, a medium-sized goatskin carry-all that’s about to become your next best friend. With hand-stitched, double leather handles and a removable shoulder strap, this baby is sure to do all the carrying (and impressing) for you.

It has a top-zip closure and metallic edges, with self-finish studs that add up to its beautiful finish. A leather tassel zipper pull gives it an extra ‘oomph’ in the glam department, as well as a mini leather-framed mirror for instant touch-ups. Ain’t that handy?

For the organized, ‘put-everything-in-its-place’ junkie, this bag could be all you need – an impressive front zip pocket, an interior zip pocket, and double phone compartments keep all your worries at bay. The girl who’s always on-the-go would surely love a Metallic Edge City Bag to keep her company during the hustle and bustle of city life.

The handbag comes in a variety of colors, such as Maldives (a light blue which is reminiscent of summer), pretty pastel Peach, and classic neutrals such as Blue and Black. It measures 10” x 15” x 5” in. (H x W x D), and is priced at €1545 EUR or $2125 USD, available via Balenciaga online boutique or via MyTheresa.

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Balenciaga Metallic Edge City Bag in Beige

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Allow me to deliver you a quick reminder.

To be exact, on January 2014, we informed you about the NEW classic. It was after Alexander Wang delivered the big punch, the ‘Le dix Bag Collection’. The new classic was our all-time favorite Balenciaga Classic City Bag with Metallic Edges. At that time they only released it in black and gold. Check out here for more details: Balenciaga Classic City Metallic Edges in Black and GHW.

The story of the motorcycle bags will never end. So chill out! Balenciaga without motorcycle bag is like a woman shopping on the high street and then, naked! We will always love the City Bag no matter what, it’s like a drug we can never get enough of.

And so the story of the Balenciaga Classic City Bag continues, a new addition has been added to the Metallic Edge Collection and its beige. They are three variations; two mini city bags, one in golden hardware and the other in silver hardware. And there is a medium sized city bag in beige and silver hardware.

These bags are crafted from shiny grain goatskin, in other words, very durable and easy to clean, another bonus. It comes with a removable shoulder strap, like the usual. And if you’re a City Bag fan like I am, you do not need any further detailed explanation.

As final, let’s dive into the prices and sizes:

The Balenciaga Classic Metallic Edge City Bag is measured 38 x 24 x 14 in cm (W x H x D). Retailing for €1445 euro’s or $2,125 USD.

The Balenciaga Classic Metallic Edge Mini City Bag is measured 23 x 16 x 9 in cm (W x H x D). Priced at €1045 euro’s or $1,545 USD.

Available at Balenciaga e-store or boutique.

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