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Glazkova

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Hi everyone. Please help me to understand is this one original or fake ? 19 small from summer 2020. Person says she bought it in March 2020.
 

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OCMomof3

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I'm thinking of selling my black boy bag for a 19. How often do you use your 19? Currently, the only bag I've been using consistently is my alma bb as it's easy to take care of and goes with everything. I don't seem to reach for my chanel flap even though I love it and I hardly ever reached for the boy since I got it. Obviously, I don't want the 19 to be yet another bag I don't use.
I guess I'm just trying to see if others find the 19 user friendly for everyday/casual wear. I'm looking to get the small size in leather, probably black or beige.
I think the 19 is very user-friendly and appropriate for every day wear. However, I wouldn't choose a tweed version for frequent use. The leather on my small black goatskin is very durable and the style is elegant but casual. I like it enough to consider it in a lighter color. Really a great bag!
 

Stella0925

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Thanks for your thoughts! I loved the contrast of the gray with gold chain but I felt overwhelmed with anxiety thinking about the tweed material. I want the 19 to be my everyday bag and the tweed would limit my use. So i returned it and got it in beige instead!

I see that you already returned it lol. I do agree that I love the shade of grey with gold hardware
 

Stella0925

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I'd like to hear this as well! Wear and tear, keeping structure/shape over time, and working year-round are all things I look for in a bag, and I'm not sure that the 19 meets those criteria.

I know I need the maxi if I am to fit my daily essentials, but I'm not sure
whether to go for leather (black) or the blue tweed with the Chanel ribbons going through it, or something else I haven't considered! (I did see and rule out the red, even though I am usually a red/pink girl.) Which would you go for, or neither? I'm kinda leaning towards neither. For the price, it checks off so little of what I want in a bag (in addition to the above points I raised, it also doesn't have feet), and I don't know that it looks good on me. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

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Tweed looks so much better than the leather one IMO. But I’m not a fan of the shiny leather on 19s to start with so a maxi size for me is a no no
 

Stella0925

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Thanks for the input! Haha, have you seen the glazed calfskin 19s? Those are even more shiny!!
Haha I think it will depend. I just don’t like shines on lamb or goat on a bag that kind of looks like and feels like a pillow lol
I do have Chanel glazed leather bag. I haven’t seen the glazed 19 yet!
 
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Julierose

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I'd like to hear this as well! Wear and tear, keeping structure/shape over time, and working year-round are all things I look for in a bag, and I'm not sure that the 19 meets those criteria.

I know I need the maxi if I am to fit my daily essentials, but I'm not sure whether to go for leather (black) or the blue tweed with the Chanel ribbons going through it, or something else I haven't considered! (I did see and rule out the red, even though I am usually a red/pink girl.) Which would you go for, or neither? I'm kinda leaning towards neither. For the price, it checks off so little of what I want in a bag (in addition to the above points I raised, it also doesn't have feet), and I don't know that it looks good on me. Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!

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I actually love this bag on you in the navy tweed, it's just stunning!!!! I love the tweed 19 bags so much! I have two 19 bags and I find them super easy to use!!! Just my opinion though, I know everyone has different thoughts, but I really do think the tweed is stunning on you. It's very big, but if you need that size to fit your essentials then I say go for it!
 

Julierose

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Does anyone have any intel on when the pastel candy colored 19 bags are coming out? I know they are coming out with a beautiful pink, light blue and turquoise for Spring, just wondering if anyone saw any other photos or knows for sure when they're coming out? Thanks in advance!