Thursday July 9, 2020

Hermès and Chanel bring bags of luxury to Christie’s

The Kelly and the Birkin, by Hermès, and Chanel’s famed quilted leather all feature as well as rarer luggage and jewellery pieces

31st May, 2020
The Kelly bag by Hermès and right The Birkin bag, also by Hermès

Handbags by Hermès and Chanel, mini and maxi, in every colour of the rainbow, take centre stage in a Christie’s online sale this week.

We are all familiar with the Kelly, the Birkin and Chanel’s black quilted creations, but the sale also offers some unusual accessories such as an 18k white gold Kelly watch in the shape of a padlock attached to its black alligator strap (€2,046-€6,039). The piece was...

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