My lovely friend Maribel pointed out this great article from Elle Canada this month. In this piece they deconstruct Chanel's famous 2.55 bag. It explains the inspiration behind it, where the name came from and how labour-intensive it really is to make. The writer, Joan Harting even had a chance to visit the factory in Paris where these beautiful bags are crafted. What an experience that would be! You can read the entire article here.