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  • Lola

    Both the Record clutch and the Cassette Clutch are from the Spring Summer 2004 collection.

    Karl explained in a french TV program that those bags are very expensive because they have to create custom molds to make them…

  • srpldr

    Would the Lego clutches count? They did quite a few iterations of it.

  • kemilia

    These are all fabulous, so fun to see.

    Thank you for gathering them together; I’m sure a few have been missed and the Chanel ladies will note that but for me, this was fun eye candy!

  • Charlie

    I absolutely adore CHANEL and Karl Lagerfeld for these, they did it and did it in a fun and classy way

  • JaneH

    Chanel novelty bags are like the grown up sister version of Kate Spade novelties :)

    • Kristoffer

      When I think of tasteful novelties, Chanel and Kate Spade comes to mind.

  • Finem Lauda

    Idk, these bore me. They are just missing something that makes them interesting. None of them look like they’d cost more than 50$. Maybe that’s just my Chanel hate bleeding through.

  • Shopper

    I love the cigar box.

  • GreenApple18r

    Among all whimsical bags, the hula hoop bag is my all time favorite. When I first saw it I laughed so hard my stomach hurt.

    • Chris

      Also my favorite. That was the best !!!! :-)

  • Tess

    Ugly!!! Tacky!!!!

  • Aminata Kanu

    Anya Hindmarch is the best but her novelty bags are very British. You have to know British culture to appreciate them.

  • Thanks for researching these and posting all the great photos! They are really fun to see!

  • Imgoingbroke

    Fun. If I were a gazillionaire, I’d collect these bags and display them as art, coz that’s exactly what they are…fabulous, fun art.

  • Choogamo64

    Love love love, Chanel novelty bags are fabulous, I would collect them if I had it like that, however I can appreciate from afar!

  • hectorrobertocontrerasmiranda

    There are other bags from Paris-Shanghay wich I’m not sure made it into production but where on the show.
    A hot water bottle cover from fall 2010, a sideways classic flap from spring 2009, an earlier pearl minaudière circa 2005 or the red carpet collection, the watering can from Versailles (cruise 2012), a chunky crochet basket in either jersey or leather from the Marie Antoinette as faux-pheasant (spring 2010), several gem clutches in leather and satin from Summer nights (spring 2008), a stack of bracelets on look 43 of Paris – Londres, 2 minaudières with the very very vague look of a Faberge egg from Paris-Moscou.
    The “please dare to disturbe” pochette from Paris Cosmopolite.
    The art déco chandelier, the pearl encrusted peanut and the chain mail pochette from cruise 2008. The fall 2008 clutch inspired by the Zaha Hadid Chanel movil art museum inspired by the classic flap bag.
    The berlingot and candy bag pochette, woven chain baskets and probably my favorite the egg carton jewelry box from fall 2014.
    The Girl sweater-backpack from fall 2015, and finally the hanger flap bag from 2016.
    Also, although I’m not sure it counts a few rigid top handled bags from the 90’s, one carried by Fran and Silvia on some episodes of The Nanny and maybe even on SATC and the other resembling a very curvaceous typewriter with the rigid cover on

  • I love this discussion as we are avid Chanel collectors own a few minaudieres. There is one jewelry box minaudiere from Fall RTW 2004 that we have in stock that was recently re-produced: The Chanel Jewelry Box Minaudiere form Fall 2016.