Six decades of Chanel bags

First worn in 1955, Gabrielle Bonheur "Coco" Chanel introduced one of the first shoulder bags 64 years ago. From its links to Coco Chanel’s childhood to its radically practical design, there’s more to the maison’s most iconic accessory than meets the eye.

This week’s Private Screening sees Handbags & Accessories specialist Rachel Koffsky delve into the bags iconic past in one of Christie’s introduction short films.

 

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