Anyone (certainly lovers of designer bags) will immediately recognize the quilted leather, the chain shoulder strap with its interwoven leather and gorgeously golden CC-lock. Ofcourse we're talking about the Chanel 2.55, an iconic bag that has been in style for more than 60 years. it was first worn in 1955, when Gabrielle Chanel introduced the it as one of the first shoulder bags. We take you on a trip down memory lane with a visual history of 6 decades of Chanel bags.
Elizabeth Taylor with her husband and her Chanel 2.55.
Brigitte Bardot wearing her Flap bag for the movie The Adorable Beast.
Jane Fonda wearing a flap bag for the movie La Curee.
Street style shot by Gray Reginald in the 70's.
Campaign starring Anette Stai and a Chanel Flap bag.
Campaign shot by Albert Watson. That mini Chanel bag is so adorable and bonus point for the Chanel high tops.
A head-to-toe Chanel outfit.
The Chanel Flap bag during a Chanel charity show, attended by 90's supermodel Cindy Crawford.
Princess Diana wearing her favourite Chanel bag, the Diana bag.
Nicky Hilton wearing a Chanel Cambon bag.
A street style look featuring the Chanel Classic Flap bag.
A Chanel boy bag spotted right before the Chanel show in 2009.
A Chanel Mini flap bag is one of the most popular models in 2015.
Blogger Aimee wearing her Chanel Classic Flap and Chanel slingbacks.