It’s been around six months since the Chanel Métiers D’Art 2022 Collection was presented at le19M Atelier in Paris. An annual celebration of Maison’s artisanal history, the Métiers D’Art showcases Chanel artisan’s exceptional skill and craftsmanship. Underlining a very metropolitan yet sophisticated elegance, this year’s Métiers D’Art Collection celebrates the exceptional savoir-faire of the embroiderers Lesage and Atelier Montex, the goldsmith Goossens, the hatter Maison Michel, the feather worker Lemarié, the pleater Lognon, and the shoemaker Massaro, showcasing each of their arts at their very finest. Think pleated skirts with feather details, tweed jackets reimagined with sweatshirt sleeves, knitwear with intricate embellishments, and of course, plenty of show-stopping fashion jewelry and accessories.
Talking about the accessories. Chanel’s Métiers D’Art bags are always highly anticipated. To be honest, it couldn’t be otherwise, because these bags are literally like wearable pieces of art. Yes, the keyword here is “wearable”! Even with all the bling and embellishments, the Métiers D’Art bags somehow manage to remain wearable, which isn’t necessarily always the case with limited edition handbags. Furthermore, it seems like this year there’s something out there for everyone – from trendy mini bags to oversized totes. See by yourself, as I explore my top handbag picks from the Chanel Métiers D’Art 2022 Collection. Available in boutiques now.
Chanel Classic Flap (Price Upon Request)
It wouldn’t be a Chanel collection without an iteration of the iconic Classic Flap! For Métiers D’Art 2022, the bag appears in multiple versions, including a very special iteration in embroidered satin. Featuring sequins all over and gold tone hardware, this is a bag that will add a touch of glamour to any of your looks. But the question is, at what price? According to Chanel’s website, the bag has “price upon request”. You know it’s going to be ultra expensive when they say so.
Chanel Flap Bag ($6,000)
Chanel Classic Flap isn’t the only flap bag in this year’s Métiers D’Art Collection. In fact, the Métiers D’Art 2022 boasts a pretty impressive selection of different flap bags. One of the highlights — the flap bag with braided gold chain. Completed with a modernized version of the Chanel’s classic double C logo with interwoven details, the bag is a playful take on a timeless rectangular silhouette. It’s available in lambskin and shearling. Both versions are equally stunning.
Chanel Small Flap Bag ($5,800)
Tired of black bags? If yes, then consider taking a look at the Small Flap Bag from Chanel’s Métiers D’Art 2022 Collection. Fashioned in a stunning dark pink color, the bag will make a perfect addition to your summer wardrobe. The design stands out with a fabulous double braided chain and a bold CC logo at the front. Casual, but at the same time dressy, the Métiers D’Art 2022 Small Flap Bag is a style that’s meant to turn heads!
Chanel Boy Messenger Bag ($4,500-$4,900)
Can you believe that it’s already been 10 years since the Chanel Boy bag was released? Time flies, right!? Well, to celebrate the 10-year anniversary of the Boy Bag, Chanel is introducing a brand new silhouette as part of its Métiers D’Art 2022 Collection. Get ready to give a warm welcome to the Chanel Boy Messenger Bag! Coming in a trendy saddle bag silhouette with rounded corners and a long shoulder strap, the bag is a casual take on the classic Boy Bag. I don’t know how about you, but I definitely see this one as a new fan favorite.
Chanel 22 ($5,500)
Even if you aren’t a fan of the Chanel 2022, you might want to see the version of the bag Chanel is offering us as part of their Métiers D’Art 2022 Collection. This season, Chanel’s latest arm candy is offered in the most stunning shade of metallic blue with matching color hardware. I guess Chanel really wants us to like the handbag! Well, if it was their goal, I think they are moving towards a right direction. In this color combination, the 22 Bag certainly feels more luxe.
What’s your favorite bag from Chanel’s Métiers D’Art 2022 Collection? Make sure to let me know in the comments below!