Fashion is constantly evolving – these days in the most whimsical direction. Designers have gone from creating bespoke fashion pieces to making things that the average Joe just can’t imagine. Balenciaga is one of the luxury brands that continues to shock people with its fashion products that are getting more amazing every day.
Their latest contribution to the world of fashion is the Garbage Bag, a $1,750 (R29,000) bag inspired by an actual garbage bag.
Balenciaga’s R29k trash bag-inspired purse has netizens in awe
Perhaps Balenciaga has gone too far with its vision of the vagabond in vagabond style – or so many think.
The luxury clothing brand has just unveiled its latest contribution to the world of fashion, and it’s truly something different.
Inspired by a literal black trash bag, the Garbage Bag is a shiny drawstring bag made from calf leather, adorned with a subtle logo, and comes in a basic black Hefty bag along with a solid Glad-Esque white. as well as yellow and blue.
The bag is finally ready to hit stores after debuting in the fall 2022 ready-to-wear collection in Paris last March.
The bag made many people wonder what happened to fashion, but it’s exactly the reaction Balenciaga was looking for, says Balenciaga creative director Demna Gvasalia.
Speaking to Women’s Wear Daily, she explained that the bag is a true fashion scandal – and she loves it.
“I couldn’t pass up the opportunity to make the world’s most expensive garbage bag, because who doesn’t love a fashion scandal?”
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Netizens are sharing their thoughts on this
Many people agreed that they would not be rocking the bag. Here are some of their comments on the New York Post article:
“It’s getting out of hand,” said one.
“They’re really trying to play a joke on consumers at this point,” said another.