Chanel classic 2.55 chain bags are favor by so many women is not only because of its convince design and particular workmanship, but also because of it’s a handbag to hidden Ms. Chanel’s secrets. Actually hides what kind of confusing secret of Ms. Chanel?
Promoted to the high society, Ms. Chanel has been deliberately concealed her true origin. But the growth of fragments and church boarding school, all turned into the design details of this classic handbag. Chanel classic 2.55 chain bag is the crystallization of her creativity.
One day of 1955 February, Ms. Chanel has thoughts on that women has to play a variety role in the society. In order to release women’s hand, she added a strap on the popular handbag. This is the first one handbag has strap design in the luxury field. Ms. Chanel is arbitrary use the date to name this handbag; it is the origin of the name 2.55. Because of its convince design and particular workmanship, this handbag suddenly become a symbol of elegant life. From then, this handbag becomes a dream product of many fashion women.
Coco Chanel grew up in orphanage, and be sent to church lodging school in girlhood. Something about the 2.55 design is related with her twice experience. The purplish red interlining is the color of uniform of church; the chain is origin from the orphanage that the jailer always uses a chain tie to their waist.
It is a padlock name “Mademoiselle Lock” before the handbag, in France means “miss’s lock”, stand for coco never married. But in fact, coco is a passionate woman; she began to fall in love since in orphanage. Because there is no place to put on her love letters, so she uses the jacketed in front of the handbag. The double-covered design of 2.55 is benefit from this idea; the first cover has a zipper for women to collect their love letters. The folder on the back of handbag is for coco to put on her pocket money.
Chanel 2.55 handbag is going through elaborately design, from the clipping, joint, sew, again clipping, splice, put on zipper, inlay grommet, sew fibula, finish, package and so on processes. Each style of chanel 2.55 handbag is need 6 workers to participate, spend 10 hours, going through 180 processes.
Maybe it is this sincerity that moves the beautiful women’s heart: the first lady of American -- Jackie Kennedy, film star – Romy Schneider, Nicole Kidman…… For 50 years, each period elegant woman, all without exception for Chanel 2.55. And Coco Chanel is the spirit idol of this classic handbag.