Chanel Classic Bag US Price List Reference Guide [2022]

Last updated Sep 2022

This guide will present the historical data on how the classic Chanel bags were priced in the US. It includes the most recent price increase as of November 2021.

Read more on Chanel purses and pricing:

  • Chanel Classic Flap Bag sizes – a thorough comparison of the Classic Chanel Flaps and what fits into them
  • Chanel WOC Price List – global price list of Chanel WOC

Please note that this guide only contains recommended retail pricing for Chanel. The prices also do not include sales tax.

Chanel Classic Bag with Flap

Created by Karl Lagerfeld in 1983, the 11.12 handbag, also referred to as the Chanel Classic Flap bag, reinterprets the iconic 2.55 purse, which was released, in its turn, in 1955. As soon as this silhouette appeared, it streamlined the era of the signature CC-lock, which Chanel is known for today.

The iconic Chanel Classic Flap purse is available in 6 sizes. The bag sizes are represented below.

Chanel Classic Bags US Price List 2022

How much are Chanel Flap Bags in 2022? Here are the current prices (last updated on 8/25/2022) for classic leather handbags.

Scroll down to find detailed price list for each size individually.

How Much Is a Chanel Classic Maxi Flap Bag?

The Maxi Flap is the largest size of the Chanel Classic Flap line. No wonder, it’s also the most expensive purse among classics, which currently retails for $10,000 plus tax for a caviar leather purse. Regrettably, this purse doesn’t keep its value as good as its smaller versions.

Here are the colors available for the Maxi size in 2022. According to the Chanel website, it’s only available in caviar leather. 

How Much Is a Chanel Classic Jumbo (Large) Flap Bag?

Chanel Large is offered either in shiny lambskin or in grained caviar leather. Regardless of the material, its current price is $9,500 (USD).

How much is Chanel Classic Medium Flap Bag?

The most popular Classic Flap in lambskin leather is $8,800 plus tax. It’s available in a multitude of leathers, fabrics and other materials, which are generally less expensive than leather. The corresponding prices are presented below.

Chanel Classic Medium Flap Bag styles reference guide

How much is Chanel Classic Small Flap Bag?

A Small Flap retails for $8,200 plus tax. In 4 years, its price skyrocketed, resulting in a 40% increase from $5,000 to $8,200. It’s only available in classic caviar, however, there are various other handbags, which are called Chanel Small Flap.

How much is Chanel Classic Mini Flap Bag?

Mini Flaps are radically cheaper than other Chanel Classic Flap purses. The Square and Rectangular sizes are $4,400 and $4,200, respectively. Compared to the price of a Small Classic Flap, which is $8,200, Mini Flaps do seem the smartest purchase.

 Chanel Classic Medium Flap Bag styles reference guide

Chanel Classic Flap Price History (USD)

The first model we want to talk about in our Chanel Price Guide is the chic and timeless Chanel Classic Flap. Created by talented Karl Lagerfeld in the 1980s, the bag became an immediate hit.

As Chanel Medium Flap tends to be the most classic and popular size, Bagaholic analyzed its pricing to understand the changes.

The table below reflects the price changes in Chanel Classic Flap bags among the recent years.


Our price guide is updated regularly to reflect changes in pricing. If you’re still prefer to buy preloved Chanel, authenticate your Chanel bag to have the peace of mind.

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