Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Would You Spend $100 On A Trashed Bag? What If It Was Chanel?

  1. Begin
    chanel-op

    88

    SHARES

    comments
    See All Slides



    It's got cigarette burns, rust on the chains, ink marks on the bottom, and tears in the leather… but it's still a Chanel bag (an authentic one, the seller claims). Would you put down $118.40 for it?

    We're very tempted to bid on this bag ourselves (hey, a good dye job or a fun DIY that we wouldn't have dared to try otherwise might give this iconic piece a new life), but is it completely crazy to drop a hundred on something that might fall apart during shipping?

    Or, if you don't see the fixer-upper charm here, Russell, the seller, provides a different solution: "It would make a great beach bag!" That's the spirit, Russ! (Ebay)

    Photo: Via HandyHuntsman
    Begin Slideshow

MORE SLIDESHOWS

San Francisco

A Major Style Blogger's S.F. Cheat Sheet

Exploring S.F. is one of our favorite pastimes. We're continually impressed by the array of gems that line our curvy streets. But, we'll admit that once we find a favorite establishment or two, we stick to it. We're creatures of comfort, what can we say? So, to reawaken our inner urban wanderer, we tapped Julia read

Shopping

This Is How Kendall Jenner Wears High-Tops

After making her major haute couture debut last season, Kendall Jenner was among the models at Chanel again yesterday, and she celebrated another successful spin down the runway by — how else? — taking her fashion show straight to the streets of Paris.  Within minutes, Jenner had swapped one luxury label for another, read