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08-11-2003
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I was thrifting today and I came across what looks like a black quilted Chanel fanny pack. Did Chanel make anything like that? It has the interlocked C's on top and a black tag inside that says "Chanel" in gold lettering and "Made in", but that part of the tag is worn and I couldn't read it clearly (and was in a dark part of the store trying not to draw too much attention). And it has a black leather tassel with gold trim. It also has a back zippered pocket (accessed from another zipper on top of the bag). When I think Chanel, I think classic, but this didn't strike me that way at all. Is it possible? Help!

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i have seen chanel fanny packs fromt he 80's , im shr it coudl eb reall

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How do I know if it's real or a fake?

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I cant really help you on that one but looka orudn on the web tehre are some sites that give tips for autheticateing.

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Hmm...sounds real to me, and if its on a thrift store, it cant be expensive, or am I wrong??...I would buy it.

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Originally posted by Alejandro@Nov 10th, 2003 - 1:39 pm
Hmm...sounds real to me, and if its on a thrift store, it cant be expensive, or am I wrong??...I would buy it.
yeah ditto

I remember there being a Chanel fannypack. That would be kinda a weird thing to make a fake of imo.

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Originally posted by LLaura+Nov 10th, 2003 - 8:41 pm--><div class='quotetop'>QUOTE(LLaura @ Nov 10th, 2003 - 8:41 pm)</div><div class='quotemain'> <!--QuoteBegin-Alejandro@Nov 10th, 2003 - 1:39 pm
Hmm...sounds real to me, and if its on a thrift store, it cant be expensive, or am I wrong??...I would buy it.
yeah ditto

I remember there being a Chanel fannypack. That would be kinda a weird thing to make a fake of imo. [/b][/quote]
Yes, less and less people are attracted to those vintage Chanel bags, of course, they are stupid!, because intelligent shoppers knows that if its real, its worth a lot more than the price that the store is selling it for.... I would definitely buy it

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21-11-2003
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You should buy it and then take it some place where they sell Chanel (some Nordstroms have a chanel purse "store" in them) and see if they can tell you if it's authentic.

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I'm still stuck on the idea the Chanel made fannypacks. How weird...

I'd buy it even if it's not real. It's something different.

And if it is real you just saved something rare

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Originally posted by fortezza@Nov 22nd, 2003 - 9:54 pm
I'm still stuck on the idea the Chanel made fannypacks. How weird...

Exactly!, but remember that Chanel has evolved a lot, I don't have a doubt that Karl would have created a fanny back for some collection. I still would buy it

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General CHANEL Questions
I was going to go see about a pink Chanel quilted today at the SF boutique. I saw that someone posted a picture of a pink one in the smooth leather here at tFS, but the SA told me that it doesn't come in the pink smooth leather. Does anyone know anything about this... or if it would be available abroad perhaps?

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it should come in pink.
i know it comes in white and they are redoing it for the new season. CHANEL SAs are not always very well informed. they get the collection training/catwalk show screening just a few days b4 it enters the store. so maybe she just doesnt know?!

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sometimes you just can't trust the SAs

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EEEK...how can I get ahold of one then?

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this is off topic but meowmix ur avtar is so cute

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