Help! Need advice on letting go of one of these boy bags!

Julierose

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Hey guys!

I need your opinion! I am trying to downsize my Chanel collection, and make room for bags I will truly wear. I have a lot of bags that have been sitting in my closet and I feel like it's a shame and waste of money.

I took a look at what I have, and I have a lot of black bags. In particular, I have two black boy bags. One is a small black quilted caviar boy with aged gold hardware. The second boy bag is the old medium sized chevron caviar bag with frosted gold hardware. When I first saw this Chevron bag, I fell in love with it. I still love it! But, I have never used it. I love the frosted gold hardware, and the look of it, but I am wondering if it's redundant to keep since I already have the small black boy bag as well?

I use the small black boy bag all the time! I love the aged gold hardware. Maybe the chevron bag with the frosted hardware is a little too fancy looking, or dressy for me for every day, and that's why I don't wear it as much.

I have been really wanting a black Trendy CC bag for a long, long time. I am thinking since I already have a black boy bag, it makes sense to sell the chevron and get the trendy cc instead.

I just welcome your thoughts if having these two bags seems redundant and if it makes sense to sell one and get another style I will use more? Anyone else go through these dilemmas of hanging onto bags because they are pretty but you don't use them?

My thanks in advance!!! PHOTOS below!!!

xoxo

Julie

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megan_jock

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Keep the one which you see yourself using more. Personally Not into mini bags because I tend to bring a lot. My large/maxi Boy bag is my fave because it holds a lot!
 
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Julierose

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Keep the one which you see yourself using more. Personally Not into mini bags because I tend to bring a lot. My large/maxi Boy bag is my fave because it holds a lot!
you're right, I need to keep whatever I see myself using more! I also tend to carry a lot of things, but I have many other large bags for that, the small boy is great for errands, going out to eat etc, so I don't mind it! Thank you!!
 

Venessa84

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Are you not using the chevron boy because it’s too big for you?

Without reading that you’ve never used the chevron boy I would say keep that one but because you’ve never used it you should sell and get what you’ll use.
 
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kylienarak

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Personally, I prefer the smaller size and diamond quilted. Not rly a fan of the chevron pattern myself (that's just me). I like the aged gold hw more as well. Since you never use the chevron old medium, I would sell it to fund another bag you want to get. Good luck deciding! ;)
 
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Julierose

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Are you not using the chevron boy because it’s too big for you?

Without reading that you’ve never used the chevron boy I would say keep that one but because you’ve never used it you should sell and get what you’ll use.
Thank you so much, that's what I am thinking about.... it's a shame, I have had it for 2 years, it's brand new with the tags attached, I just never used it and I don't know why. Gonna thank about it more, but I agree it's worth selling if I am not going to reach for it. Thanks again!
 
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Julierose

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Personally, I prefer the smaller size and diamond quilted. Not rly a fan of the chevron pattern myself (that's just me). I like the aged gold hw more as well. Since you never use the chevron old medium, I would sell it to fund another bag you want to get. Good luck deciding! ;)
Thank you so much! I also really love the small size on the boy, and I love the aged hardware. Even my husband commented that he loved the aged hardware more than the frosted hardware and he usually doesn't pay attention to my bags LOL I think I am going to sell it and maybe get a Trendy instead, I have been lusting after that bag for so long, I think I will get more use out of it! Thank you!
 

no_1_diva

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We're bag twins on the small Boy, so I would definitely recommend selling the old Medium Boy!

Maybe get your chevron fix elsewhere, like the Trendy or Coco Handle. I got my chevron fix on a mini rectangular classic flap, so that could also be another option.
 

nashpoo

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Small size boy is the best size! The medium doesn't sit as well. Sell the om for sure
 

snowing may

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The small boy in quilted caviar should be from 14B if I am not mistaken. Definitely keep this one. 14B caviar boys have the most classic rigid caviar that are deemed as the most sought after caviar boys ( along with the rainbow hardware boys ):coolio: Chanel has stopped making boys in such nice caviar after 14B.
 
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azzazza

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+1 on selling what you don’t use. I’ve never regretted it, even for the bags I thought were so beautiful and hunted down for months. Medium boy looks great on some frames but I find it overwhelming compared to the small!
 
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Julierose

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The small boy in quilted caviar should be from 14B if I am not mistaken. Definitely keep this one. 14B caviar boys have the most classic rigid caviar that are deemed as the most sought after caviar boys ( along with the rainbow hardware boys ):coolio: Chanel has stopped making boys in such nice caviar after 14B.
Yes thank you so much, I agree that this particular boy is gorgeous! I will have to find the tag and I will tell you for sure if it's 14B, if I remember correctly, I got it in 2014 I believe! I love the small size, even thought it doesn't fit as much, I love the shape of it in this combo. Thank you for taking the time to respond to me, you echoed my thoughts about this! :heart::heart::heart: (I have the rainbow hardware boy too :heart:)

I will say you're right about the caviar, while the chevron caviar boy is stunning, the caviar is very very hard and almost plasticky in a sense? I mean don't get me wrong, it's really beautiful, but I find the whole look of it overwhelming to me, you're right!
 
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