Chanel leathers are not as durable as Hermes. As a result, your ability to resell profitably depends on how you handle the bag(s). Either Chanel vs Hermes, vintage products are often your best investment options. Five years ago, a Chanel boy bag started at $2,500, and today, it starts from $5,100. A Chanel Caviar Handle medium Flap bag cost about $1,600 ten years ago, but has now increased in value by 206%. The retailer can sell the same bag for $4,900 today. Possessing any of these bags is possessing usable assets. You can use your Chanel as it retains or increases in value over time.