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A White Chanel Bag; The Perfect Pick for Summer

By Lindsey Weiss
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Chanel White Bag

White Chanel Bag

Coco Chanel's preferred colors were black, white, beige, gold and red. Her preference for white was based on the color reflecting light and illuminating the face. White pearls were the perfect compliment to illuminate the face and were also sober and noble. White pearls are one of the most recognizable Chanel motifs. She also loved white camillias that were used to adorn accessories, hats, clothing and bags. In modern times black and white Chanel bags remain the most popular. A white Chanel bag is the most popular neutral color after black. While a black Chanel bag will always be the most searched for bag, white is the next most versatile. Interestingly, White Chanel Bag is the 3rd most searched for bag color after black and pink. A Chanel white bag is also the perfect choice for summer.

Sotheby's Specialist Picks

Our specialists reviewed the current selection of White Chanel bags and picked our favorites. New Chanel bags are listed weekly on Sotheby's Buy Now Marketplace and are ready to ship globally. Don't miss these perfect summer finds to complement any look.

Chanel Mini Flap White

White Chanel Bag Mini Flap

A White Chanel bag in a mini flap style is always a classic choice. The small size is perfect for a few summer essentials and the double C turn lock and leather chain strap are brand motifs synonymous with Chanel. The Chanel Mini Flap was first introduced in 2010 and has remained one of the most sought after variations of the Chanel Classic flap. This style also transitions from day to night due it's structured design and small size.

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White Chanel 19 Bag

The newer Chanel 19 flap, introduced in March 2019, is also a great choice for summer. It's more casual style and slouchier design makes it a perfect summer bag for casual outings. The mixed metal also means the bag pairs with gold, silver, or platinum jewelry.

Chanel White Bag

White Chanel Bag Chain Around

Round Chanel bags are also a popular recurring style. The white Chanel Chain Around Mini Pouch is a playful summer style in white with gold hardware. Its unique style will stand out from the classic flap, but the prominent leather chain strap around the exterior of the bag and double C are the hallmarks of a classic Chanel bag.

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White Chanel 22 Bag

The newest Chanel bag style is the Chanel 22, first released as part of the Spring/Summer 2022 collection. The mini Chanel 22 was released a year later as part of the Spring/Summer 2023 collection. The Chanel 22 is is the most casual and unstructured Chanel bag but its leather chain straps, Chanel logo and Chanel Paris medallion attached to the strap retain Chanel classic motifs. A white Chanel 22 bag is a way to embrace new and old for summer. Summer style is often more casual and a white Chanel 22 bag is the newest must have for Chanel lovers.

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