poll: what color hardware would you get w/ a black caviar boy?

what color hardware should i get for a black caviar boy?

  • old gold

  • ruthenium


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tinyturtle

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Dec 5, 2010
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i recently purchased a black caviar boy w/ gold hardware. but now i'm looking at all the beautiful posts of the ruthenium hardware, and i'm thinking of returning mine for the ruthenium. originally, age was a factor for me. i usually see the boy bag on girls in their 20's w/ ruthenium. so i was thinking that gold would be more elegant for my age (i'm in my mid 30's). i've had the bag for a little less than a week and still haven't used it. maybe i just don't LOVE it? but i would hate to return it and then change my mind again....

advice and input needed!

what color hardware should i choose and why?
 

haroobommi

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Jul 12, 2014
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i think gold hardware looks more luxurious and ruthenium is more edgy! but both are chanels so theyre both elegant :heart: i have a black boy with ruthenium! i think gold hardware is nice too though! go for what you want more! i love my ruthenium but i would love to get a red boy with gold hardware!!
 

CATEYES

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Aug 1, 2011
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I have rhuthenium but if I had to do it over, would get aged ghw. It's stunning paired together IMHO.
 

impulsive

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Apr 3, 2013
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I prefer gold over silver, but choose the one that will go better with your jewelry and wardrobe.
 

lallybelle

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Jan 28, 2009
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Definitely Ruthenium. I love Black & Gold but for this particular boy, I just think Ruthenium goes better.
 

LT bag lady

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Honestly, either hardware is timeless in my opinion. Keep the gold and get your next Chanel in SHW. But... If you haven't reached for it in a week, you may want to consider the exchange... I find that if I don't reach for a bag within 2 days of receiving it, I'm not in love... That's a lot of money to be left collecting dust.
 

MapleLuxe

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Nov 30, 2013
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i think gold hardware looks more luxurious and ruthenium is more edgy!
Exactly as above. Its down to your personal style!! I am a little bit more of a fan of SHW/RHW with black because I like black to be cool toned. Then again.. I wear platinum jewellery mostly so I also take that into consideration.

Go with your gut.. what gives you butterflies!??
 

hatsuyuki

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Sep 28, 2013
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I'm in the same boat as you OP! However, I can't seem to find the rhw in old medium.... I'm in my 20's and think maybe I can still rock the boy with ghw later on, which I can still get at this time. I think we see a lot of posts and reveals with pictures of the rhw on TPF, and very few of the caviar ghw. Makes it seem the rhw is a lot more popular! Perhaps if we see more pics of the ghw that will help sway the decision? In any case I hope you end up loving whichever bag you decide to keep. Good luck!
 
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Hopeach

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Oct 20, 2013
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I got the black with ruthenium and I love it! Not that the gold isn't beautiful. I already had a black GST with ghw so it made the choice even easier for me. I just love how the ruthenium looks on the boy.