Okay, guys, I’ve got a little secret for you: the Chanel 11.12 Flap Bag is basically just a Chanel Classic Flap Bag with chevron quilting instead of the brand’s classic diamond pattern. It’s branded as a whole new thing for Spring 2015, and while it does have some detail variations, it is, in a practical sense, basically the same.
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Sometimes, it seems like there’s no price ceiling for luxury handbags. Designers just keep turning out consumer favorites in alligator and crocodile, and wealthy shoppers looking to having the newest and most exclusive pieces just keep snapping them up. Like we do every season, we’ve taken a look around the Internet and found the most mind-bogglingly expensive bags in a variety of sizes, styles and leathers.
Bag: Tyler Alexandra Jamie Doctor Bag
Why It’s the Bag of the Week: The rose-toned golden hardware is the detail that makes this office-appropriate bag stand out.
Now that fashion shows are marketing events as much as they are functional opportunities for industry professionals to plan buying and editorial for the season ahead, fashion has a scheduling problem. Consumers see the clothes when everyone else does, and more and more, they want access to it immediately.
It’s Friday again, and that means it’s time for another rundown of the weekend’s most promising bag deals and sales. Today, we’ve found bags both bright and neutral, small and large. No matter what your personal taste, we think there’s something you’ll like in our gallery below, all at a great bargain.