lbsilitrade writes: The trend had started with the Chanel 2.55, a classic Chanel Flap Handbag with double chain to hang on the shoulder. This bag was invented by Coco Chanel herself, and since that time, the design has undergone many changes and improvements. Link to Original Source
...though his invention worked superbly -- his theory was a crock of sewage from
beginning to end. -- Vernor Vinge, "The Peace War"