April 11, 2013

Welcome to my Closet... Chanel M/L Classic Flap!

I recently added something to my closet that has been on my wishlist for years... the Chanel M/L Classic Flap. Chanel's price increases are killer so I do regret not purchasing this sooner but at least it's finally mine!

Since Twitter's Vine app has been languishing unused on my iPhone (does anyone actually use Vine?), I figured this would also be the perfect occasion to make my first video. With Chanel, the unboxing process is always quite fun since there's lots of ribbon and tissue paper to get through.


As you can see, I opted for the caviar leather with silver hardware. Not only does this combination suit my style best but it can be worn with all kinds of outfits, like this more casual one from a few weekends ago when I went for a walk around Steveston.

Deep V Tee: American Apparel (similar) / Jacket: T. Babaton (Aritzia)
Jeans: Citizens of Humanity (different wash) / Shoes: Charlotte Olympia (here)
Bag: Chanel / Sunglasses: Vogue (c/o) / Shamballa Bracelets: Cutey (c/o)

41 comments:

  1. nice look ;D

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  2. I cannot even express how envious I am that you now own a 2.55 bag! I keep dipping into my Chanel fund for other things, like travel and smaller designer pieces... but I'm determined to get there one day, although it would really help if they quit constantly increasing the prices ;)
    xox,
    Cee

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    1. Seriously. The price increases pain me to think about!

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  3. Congratulations!!! :)))

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  4. i'm so jealous - i dream to own a chanel flap bag someday!! :)
    xoamy
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  5. Lovely look, very classy! Nice Chanel purse :)

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  6. Amazing purse and love your choice! ;) I got the Jumbo sized in the caviar with silver h/w because I was torn between the two sizes.. but in the end I want both! hahaha... I'm not sure if that'll happen with the killer price increase so maybe I might go for WOC.. maybe.. we'll see.

    You look great!

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    1. I tried the jumbo but I thought it looked gigantic on me... holds way more though! Wish we could just own them all ;)

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  7. I loved the blog, it is very beautiful. I'll always be here (:

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  8. Lovely outfit girl! That Chanel bag is gorgeous!

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  9. Alison - I'm SO excited for you - that is my dream bag, though I don't know if I'll ever get it as the price has gone up SOO much (I am SOOO kicking myself for not buying it 10 years ago LOL!)

    It looks gorgeous on you - you must be so happy!

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    1. I know, could have saved so much money buying it back then! I should have just bitten the bullet too, haha

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  10. Ah, you got it! I've been dying to get one for the longest time, but it doesn't seem like it'll be happening anytime soon since I'm trying to save as much as I can at this point. You definitely deserve it though after all that you've accomplished! :) Can't wait to see more outfit posts with this. I definitely will have to agree that this suits your style a lot better.

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    1. Aw, thank you <3 I'm sure you'll get yours soon... at least you have that gorgeous Prada!

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  11. heart heart heart! i would heart this a million times if i could! congrats babe! your new chanel baby looks FABULOUS and looks AMAZING on you! you carry her so well :)! congrats and wear her in good health :)!

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  12. Love the Chanel!!! Please stop by my site at http://mamainheels.com/2013/04/08/giveaway-signature-henri-bracelet-seen-on-celebrities/ when you have some time. I'm giving away a signature bracelet seen on celebrities by Henri Lou.

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  13. OMG. so jealous of your bag. Stunning.

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  14. Great outfit - love it :)


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  15. That is such a classic and beautiful bag, love it!

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  16. isnt it so exciting when you finally cross something off of your wishlist?! that purse is a beauty, i'd be dying of excitement unwrapping that pretty Chanel box ;)

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  17. This is such an iconic and classic bag; I love it! You paired it so beautifully! <33

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  18. Love the size you chose! I've been seeing the jumbo sizes lately, and it's nice to see it in the smaller size.

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    1. I think the smaller size suited me better... the jumbo was quite overwhelming on my frame. Just have to work on paring down what I carry with me!

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  19. Your Chanel quilted bag is gorgeous!! I love your sunglasses, as well. This is such a great casual outfit.

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  20. Love the zippers on the jacket <3
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  21. So jelly I love your bag!!! Great outfit and I'm also loving your sunnies!

    xoxo
    annpaige

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  22. Oh my gosh, I'm so jealous right now...that is the bag of my dreams! It's beautiful :))))
    -Che

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  23. Oh my! What a gorgeous bag! I am so in love with this style and the 2.55 Chanel handbag, I pray that one day I will be blessed enough to be able to afford one for myself :) enjoy your beautiful bag, it really suits you!xx

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  24. Your Chanel is a beauty and the perfect investment piece. It really is a bag that goes with anything and the Caviar leather is a great choice. As for the Vine app, I don't think many people use it anymore! I know I've stopped checking it after the initial craze.

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  25. You look fantastic! love your bag and flats.

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  26. soooo gorgeous!! every girl needs a Chanel handbag in their life :) i adore your cat-eye sunnies too, such a great retro look!

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  27. such a beautiful classic bag! love how you paired it with your outfit. love your flats too! :)

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  28. A Chanel flap bag has been at the top of my wish list for forever too! Yours is so perfect!! Congrats on such a great investment!

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  29. It's a gorgeous bag. It will be years, possibly a decade. before I can afford Chanel but I love seeing people finally get theirs :)
    xo
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  30. Hi Alison! Thanks for dropping by my blog :)
    I like your jacket here :)
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  31. Lucky girl!! Seriously I can never get over how awesome the Chanel flap is. It literally goes with anything... well, except maybe sweats and a hoodie, but anything else!

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  32. I finally had the time to visit my favorite blogs and I'm so happy to see that you bought one! The bag that's on every girl's wishlist - including mine although I am still far away from one haha!

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    1. Aw, thank you! You haven't posted in so long!

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