CF Black would you prefer GHW or SHW?

Gold or Silver Hardware

  • Gold

    Votes: 75 64.1%
  • Silver

    Votes: 44 37.6%

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30th anniversary cuff
Aug 31, 2008
I think silver is more modern for bag hW
But I now wear gold jewelry, so mix

ETA: I prefer my bag not to stand out and actually really like so black hw on a black bag


May 27, 2019
Gold for me although I prefer silver hardware on the more casual Chanel designs like the 19, Boy etc. I don’t wear jewelry except my wedding band and engagement ring so don’t have to worry about matching. While I have no intention of selling my bags, I have observed a CF with gold hardware is more sought after and fetches a higher price.
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Oct 11, 2022
Gosh, I love them both…. I have a 2.55 225 reissue in black with gold hardware and a vintage small classic flap in black lambskin with the gold. So, a few months ago, I bought the black medium classic caviar flap with silver hardware to round out my collection and have a silver option.

I must say, that I love that silver on black more than I thought I ever would - and even more each time I use it. The silver is so bright and white. Sometimes, I look at it and think, “Wow! What a stunner!” (Although, I confess I also think that when I glance at those two black/golds — it’s Chanel, after all!!!).

Generally speaking, I reach for the gold hardware for most dressier occasions. But, I find the silver is more versatile - it can easily go from casual to dressy and can be equally as stunning and elegant as the gold IMHO.

Have fun shopping and deciding!
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