Gabrielle “Coco” Chanel once said that “a girl should be two things: classy and fabulous”. Building her brand ethos around this philosophy, Chanel rose from seamstress and sometime singer/entertainer, to becoming the go-to couturier for sophisticated individuals in the post-war periods of the 20th century. Her legacy has continued with the brand she founded and today, the Chanel bag with iconic double Cs are statement pieces every girl wants to own.
For ladies making their first purchases from the French luxury house, or for Chanel fans who are unsure of what to splurge on next, we’ve got a list of 9 pieces that are timeless, classic, and that will last through the years. We believe Madame Coco would have approved.
Images: Shutterstock, Chanel / Text: Sean Tham / Additional reporting: Aaron Kok