​Introducing the Latest Addition to the Chanel Family: The 23K Kelly Bag

21st Sep 2023

​Introducing the Latest Addition to the Chanel Family: The 23K Kelly Bag

CHANEL Nano Kelly 23K White Shiny Aged Calfskin and 24K Pink and Ecru Tweed with brushed gold hardware

Chanel is taking a step back in time by embracing the vintage trend with its latest addition, the Chanel 23K "Kelly bag." This bag, also known as the 23K Mini Shopping bag, are set to be a standout feature of the Fall/Winter '23/'24 collection. The highlight of the Chanel Kelly bag is its elegant top handle, which adds a touch of sophistication to the overall design. With this new release, Chanel once again captivates fashion enthusiasts by introducing innovative and stylish creations that pay homage to the timeless beauty of vintage fashion.

CHANEL 23K Mini Shopping Bag "Nano Kelly Bag" Black Aged Calfskin with Brushed Gold Hardware

CHANEL 23K Mini Shopping Bag "Nano Kelly Bag" Red Jersey with Brushed Gold Hardware

CHANEL 23K Mini Shopping Bag "Nano Kelly Bag" White Aged Calfskin with Brushed Gold Hardware

CHANEL 24P Mini Shopping Bag "Nano Kelly Bag" Pink Tweed Aged Calfskin with Brushed Gold Hardware

Crafted from aged quilted calfskin and brushed gold hardware, the curved top handles, and trapezoidal shape add a touch of vintage flair to their overall design. Inspired by the Chanel Party Kelly bag from the late 1990s, The new 23K Kelly bag combines classic elements with a modern twist. 

One of the standout features is the diamond quilting, which adds a unique and stylish element that was not present in the vintage version of the bag. This quilting gives the bag a fresh and contemporary look, setting it apart from its predecessors. Another modern touch is the use of brushed gold hardware instead of the 24K gold plated hardware seen in the vintage version, further enhances the contemporary look of the bag.

The thicker and slightly oversized top handle creates a unique and eye-catching aesthetic. With its classic silhouette, making it a symbol of timelesss elegance, the Chanel 23K Kelly bag is coveted among vintage lovers and collectors who appreciate the beauty of vintage fashion.

Available in two sizes, these bags are petite in scale. The smaller size, measuring 4.9 x 1.5 x 3.2 in, is perfect for carrying just a few small items. The slightly larger size, 7.95 x 2.75 x 5 in, offers more space. It is spacious enough to accommodate an iPhone Pro Max and other small essentials. 

Each variation of the Kelly bag comes with an iconic chain shoulder strap. The smaller variation of the bag has a strap drop of 23 inches, while the larger one has a drop of 24 inches, providing flexibility in how it can be worn; you can wear it as a shoulder bag or cross-body. Additionally, they can also be used as hand-held bags with their top handles.

The Chanel 23K Kelly bags have made a stunning impact on the fashion world. They are available in shiny aged calfskin in various shades, including Black, White, Coral Pink, Light Pink, Blue, and Red and Pink in jersey and tweed. Whether you prefer a classic and timeless black or a bold and vibrant red, these bags are sure to make a statement. The Chanel Kelly bags are considered ultra-rare and are now available for purchase, and be sure to explore our new arrivals here.