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Subtly Unique. Details only you and your bag would know…

This week’s drop looks at six bags from our top brands Hermès, Chanel, and Saint Laurent, with one commonality, they all have unique design features that make them stand out. Curious? Let us talk you through what makes them special.

 

Hermès Black Togo Leather Kelly 35cm Sellier

You can distinguish a Sellier from its counterpart by the harsh edges and visible outer stitching. To achieve this appearance, Hermes uses harder leathers such as Epsom or Box to craft the Kelly Sellier, almost never using Togo, making this Black Togo Leather Kelly 35cm a rarity, only noticed by the top Hermes aficionados.

 

Hermès Vert Verone & Blue du Nord Evercolor Leather Verso Kelly 32cm Retourne

The Verso Series is Hermes' softer update to their much-loved Candy Collection from the early 2010's. This line of limited-edition bags is distinct for their contrasting interior colours and have been released in a handful of combinations. This Kelly 28cm in particular, is crafted in Vert Verone Evercolour leather with a beautifully muted Blue du Nord interior.

 

Chanel Grey Quilted Aged Calfskin Leather 2005 50th Anniversary Edition 227 2.55 Reissue Double Flap Bag

We present, a rare Chanel Grey Aged Calfskin Leather 2.55 227 Reissue Double Flap Bag which may not look unique to the eye, however, in 2005 this commemorative 50th Anniversary edition marked the official relaunch of the 2.55, also known as the 'Reissue'. The bag features an iconic mademoiselle turn lock and double flap interior with a large CC logo stitched with '2.55 - 2005'.

 

Hermès Vert Bosphore Togo & Swift Leather 24/24 29cm

With a flexible body and contrasting rigid flaps, the 24/24 bag plays with the art of structure. Our Vert Bosphore Togo & Swift Leather 24/24 in the size 29cm is a day-to-day bag which screams casual and chic 24 hours a day. It features the iconic turn clasp with a unique twist; two-tone metal in both palladium and gold making it subtly unique and versatile.

 

Chanel Black Chevron Quilted Crumpled Metallic Calfskin Leather SO Black Mini Flap Bag

'SO Black' is a phrase used in the to describe a handbag, mainly Chanel or Hermes, that is made in black leather with matching black hardware; the combination is rare and is only available from certain seasons and in limited numbers. The coveted 'SO Black' series for Chanel originally appeared in 2013 and has been reproduced in seasons since. This Chanel Mini Flap Bag has an unusual combination; crumpled black calfskin leather which adorns the rare chevron quilt.

 

Saint Laurent Beige Canvas & Black Calfskin Leather Convertible Teddy Tote

The Saint Laurent Teddy Tote is the perfect mix of classic and modern fashion. This popular piece now unavailable from Saint Laurent contains a secret feature that many are not aware of, this bag is in fact a two-in-one with the removable leather interior. Stylish yet practical, this bucket bag provides the versatility we are all looking for.

 

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