Grabrielle “Coco” Chanel was one of the most avant-garde designers of all time and her 2.55 Bag was no exception, being one of the most iconic fashion accessories ever. Check below some cool facts about it. The bag’s name comes from the month and year it was released: February 1955.
The bag’s name comes from the month and year it was released: February 1955.
It gets more valuable and expensive each year.
The original turn lock is known as the Mademoiselle Lock due to the fact that Coco Chanel never married.
The larger strap was revolutionary because at the time women did not carried their bags on shoulders but held them on hands.
For the 50th anniversary of the 2.55, on February 2005, Karl Lagerfeld re-made the bag, which became known as the re-issue.
In the 80s Lagerfeld created the Classic Flap Bag, introducing the CC lock.
Karl Lagerfeld also introduced the Boy Bag as a tribute to Coco Chanel and the great love of her life, Boy Capel.