Although I was technically in Vegas for Jewelry Market Week, I couldn’t pass up stopping by the Wynn hotel’s Chanel shop. In my experience, the Vegas locations seem to always get some great, limited-edition, unusual items that you just can’t find anywhere else. Case-in-point? The gorgeous matte blue stingray reissue with inlaid crystals you see above.
According to my helpful sales associate, this was one of two produced for the United States. And it was $16,000. So although I couldn’t buy it, I could definitely take a picture of it. I also took a picture of this beauty:
A fantastic alligator flap with sequins sewn into the scales. Yes, sequined alligator. As if the exotic skin wasn’t enough and you might need some extra flash.
Although most of us can’t afford these rare, brand new bags, there’s still hope! We have a few fantastic limited edition Chanel bags that will be in style forever. Here are my favorites: