We hope all of you had a lovely Thanksgiving with your loved ones!  We are back here for a special Small Business Saturday feature that is full of our favorite designer, CHANEL!  If any products catch your eye, call us at 503.224.7884, or email hannah@seamstofit.com. (Customers in person and phone calls are always first served at or after 10am PST, emails second.)  Remember, we cannot feature all of our fantastic items on the blog, but we do feature additional gems on our Instagram feed. Make sure you follow us so you are up to date with other amazing pieces at http://instagram.com/seamstofit.



CHANEL 2008 “Quilted Lambskin Bijoux Chain Around Accordion Bag” – SOLD

This compact purse from Chanel’s 2008 collection is a perfect example of smart design in a small package.  Purse is slim in design, but when front flap is opened,  accordion style pockets reveal more room than expected.  Front flap is a quilted lambskin, while rest of purse is crafted out of a smooth lambskin leather.  A silver flat chain trims the bottom edge of both front and back of purse and is used to create the chain strap.  Purse can be worn with chain doubled fitting right under shoulder, or use as a single chain to have purse hit at hip height.  Each interior pocket is lined in burgundy leather with one zippered side pocket.  Measures 8.5″ [W] x 7″ [H] x 3″ [D] with a 10″ double chain strap drop and 17″ single chain strap drop.  Priced at $1,600. SOLD


CHANEL “2007 Rock and Chain XL Vinyl Flap Bag” – SOLD

Bags this size are often too heavy to begin with, let alone fill with all your essentials, but this lightweight vinyl material leaves you plenty of extra weight for all you might need to carry.   Vinyl creates a crinkled effect in this slouchy style that can be used even for a weekender tote.  All the iconic Chanel details are included in this tote, a stitched CC front flap, quilted details on sides and a chain and leather double strap.  Interior is lined in a champagne satin with one zippered side pocket, two open sides pockets and a key ring.  Measures 17.5″ [W] x 11.5″ [H] x 6.5″ [D] with a 15″ handle drop.  Retailed for $2,850, priced at $1,800. SOLD


GUCCI “Interlocking Icon Drawstring Hobo” – SOLD

A classic hobo never goes out of style, and this version from Gucci has all the right details to give it a luxe personality.  A rich brown leather is embossed in the iconic Guccisima logo pattern, while a gold interlocking GG buckled adorns the side of the adjustable shoulder strap.  A drawstring top closure is finished with gold hardware and fringe tassels on tips.  Interior is lined in brown canvas with a zippered side pocket and two small open side pockets. Sold with original dust bag.  Measures 19″ [W] x 15″ [H] x 5″ [D] with a 10″ handle drop.  Retailed $1,400, priced at $699. SOLD



CHANEL Black Quilted Flats Size 9 – SOLD

Simply chic!  These black quilted leather flats are an iconic example of Coco’s ladylike and classic style.  Finished with a stitched CC on toe cap and a leather bow along front of grosgrain ribbon trim.  Lined in burgundy leather.  French size 40, fit like a size 9.  Priced at $299. SOLD



Grete Prytz Kittlesen for J. Torstrup Norway “Hole Punch Cuff” – SOLD

This is a true vintage gem, that has an incredibly modern feel.  Designed by Grete Prytz Kittlesen, a Norwegian designer who was part of the 1950’s Scandinavian Design Movement, and has often been called the “Queen of Scandinavian Design”.   Her enamel designs in home goods and art installations are highly respected.  This cuff was a collaboration with another Norwegian design group, multi generational family company, J. Torstrup, well know for their sterling pieces.   The duo created this unique sterling cuff in the 1960’s with blue enamel details along the hole punch design, and a slight gold wash finish within the grid etched sterling area.  Cuff measures 6 3/4″ inches in circumference and 1 3/4″ in width.  Priced at $699. SOLD


JAMIE JOSEPH Rutilated Quartz Ring Size 5 3/4 – SOLD

Jamie Joseph has a wonderful eye for choosing stones that show the natural beauty of organic stones.  This oval cabachon shaped clear rutilated quartz stone is set in a 14k yellow gold band with a hand hammered sterling band.  Stone measures 3/4″ x 1/2″.  Size 5 3/4.  Sold with original ring pouch.  Retailed approximately $650, Priced at $329. SOLD


Jamie Joseph Clear Quartz Ring Size 6 3/4 – SOLD

Another stunning example of Jamie Joseph’s rings is this triangle shaped domed cabochon clear quartz ring.  Stone has natural striations within to give added dimension.  Trimmed in Jamie’s signature 14k yellow gold and hand hammered sterling band.  Stone measures 3/4″ x 3/4″.  Size 6 3/4. Sold with original ring pouch.  Retailed approximately, $650, priced at $329. SOLD



HERMES “Fleurs Des Pres Mousseline” by Sandra Laroche – SOLD

A rare find is this extra large silk chiffon (mousseline) scarf with a spiral of exquisite meadow flowers.  The chiffon fabric scarves are not created as often as the typical screen printed solid silk versions, so don’t miss out on this unique piece.  A much larger size than typical too, measuring 55″ square, compared to the 35″ square, this scarf is a stunning and delicate evening accent.  A soft olive base is accented with a brown trim and taupe, purple, pink and teal floral print. Retailed approximately, $900, priced at $399. SOLD



BURBERRY Leather Jacket Size 2 – SOLD

Need a leather jacket with a little femininity?  Look no further than this classic moto style piece with a ruched, defined waistband and slightly flared waist.  Jacket is finished with snap buttons in front, pockets at bust and epaulets along shoulders.  Fully lined in silk.  Size 2.   Priced at $399. SOLD


CHANEL 2001 Nordic Printed Cardigan Size 6 – SOLD

Leave it to the masters at Chanel to integrate the CC design into a traditional Nordic print.  This ever so cozy cashmere cardigan features a diagonally placed design that offsets the solid black top panel.  Striped panels adorn the waistband and cuffs, while a tiny pocket sits along the left hip.  Finished with black CC etched buttons and a deep v neck.  Be sure to check out the matching shell featured next on the blog.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $299. SOLD


CHANEL 2001 Nordic Printed Cashmere Shell with Applique Size 6 – SOLD

Not all cashmere shells are created equal.  This adorable piece can be worn with the matching cardigan featured before, but has enough personality to be paired alone with a high waist skirt, or layered with a white cotton blouse underneath.  Chanel’s interpretation on the Nordic print covers this sleeveless piece with mixed metallic diamond shaped paillettes and faux pearls placed along v neck collar.  Striped panels finish waistband and collar on this slightly cropped piece.  French size 40, fits like a size 6.  Priced at $199. SOLD


CHANEL 2007 Navy and Black Tweed Skirt Suit Size 8 – SOLD

Chanel tweed suits are making a huge comeback in the European street style world.  Often young fashionistas are wearing them as separates, or to pair them with funky footwear to modernize the look, while the traditional full ladylike look is still a staple for the more classic styled women.  This navy and black tweed set is composed of a cotton acrylic blend with raw silk trim along each seam and silver metallic thread for a sparkling finish.  Jacket is a longer length piece that will mix easily as a separate over dresses or with skinny jeans.  Buttons along front and 3/4 sleeve cuffs are a black and pale teal enamel with faux pearl center.  Skirt is a classic pencil cut with slim pockets along front hips.  Each piece is fully lined in silk.  French size 40, fits like a size 8.  Priced at $1,200. SOLD


CHANEL 2007 Black and Gold Tweed Skirt Suit Size 8-10-SOLD

Another stunning example of the Chanel tweed suit is this black skirt ensemble with gold metallic threading throughout.  Each seam is adorned with small bows that create a festive finish.  Jacket is waist length with bracelet length sleeves, skirt is a classic pencil with slim pockets at front of hips.  Composed of the same cotton acrylic blend as the previous suit and the same black, teal and pearl buttons.  Both pieces are fully lined in silk.  French size 40, fits like a size 8-10.  Priced at $1,100, SOLD.


CHANEL 2007 Navy and Black Tweed Jacket Size 10-12 – SOLD

The last, but certainly not least of our Chanel selection today is this drop waist navy and black tweed belted jacket.   A deep v neck cut is finished with double breasted CC buttons low on hips and a tweed belt to define waist.  Crafted out of a wool and mohair blend, this tweed has a soft and fuzzy texture.  Finished with navy CC buttons on sleeve cuffs and four pockets along front.  Fully lined in silk with chain detail along bottom lining. Sold with Chanel etched belt and original Chanel black velvet hangar.  French size 46, fits like a size 10-12.  Priced at $899. SOLD