straps too short??

pws22

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Aug 17, 2009
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Loving your Medium classic flaps but finds the straps too short to wear it across your body??

any solutions for this problem??

I love my medium flaps so much... but i wish i can also wear it across my body when i want to. The size of the bag is so perfect.. not too big not too small .. sometimes i really want to wear it across my body but i cant!!!! so find it quite frustrating!!

any thing we can do about this? can i bring it back to chanel to ask for longer chain?

Thanks ladies..
 

Jaded81

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I was told by Chanel that they will not alter the length of the chain. Should you do so, they will not service the bag if you bring it in.
 

pinkmechanic

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Share the view! I was wondering why they didnt make the straps longer too!

I've seen some pics of TPFers wearing it cross body tho, perhaps it was with a larger size.
 

kewave

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Share the view! I was wondering why they didnt make the straps longer too!

I've seen some pics of TPFers wearing it cross body tho, perhaps it was with a larger size.
You can only wear cross-body for styles such as Wallet on Chain (WOC), Mini and Jumbo.
 

Mimster

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Share the view! I was wondering why they didnt make the straps longer too!

I've seen some pics of TPFers wearing it cross body tho, perhaps it was with a larger size.

I think some of the older/vintage flaps have longer straps. There's a thread with pictures on the comparison between the newer flap and the older flap. As well, I think it depends on the body size.
 

Jaded81

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Yeap that is true. However the ones I have seen with a longer chain are slight variants of the traditional classic flap

I think some of the older/vintage flaps have longer straps. There's a thread with pictures on the comparison between the newer flap and the older flap. As well, I think it depends on the body size.
 

burberryprncess

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I've never come across a true classic m/l flap that can be worn cross body. If so, then it was probably a special version of the classic flap, but not a true classic m/l.
 

nighteyes

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I've never come across a true classic m/l flap that can be worn cross body. If so, then it was probably a special version of the classic flap, but not a true classic m/l.
I think some of the older/vintage flaps have longer straps. There's a thread with pictures on the comparison between the newer flap and the older flap. As well, I think it depends on the body size.
SIL and I both wear our M/L flaps cross-body. Both are 'true' classic flaps from the permanent collection. It definitely depends on body size... She's a U.S. size 0 and I'm a U.S. size 2-3. In any case, I much prefer wearing other bags crossbody (mini, WOC) because they're lighter and more comfortable.
 

pro_shopper

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i can almost wear my m/l crossbody but i do find it sits a bit higher than i like so i usually wear it with both straps