Balenciaga Just Released An Expensive Shopping Bag

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The new shopper costs more than that infamous Ikea look-alike tote.

When Balenciaga released a $1,100 shopping tote that looked very similar to Ikea’s $0.99 Frakta bag last spring, all fashion hysteria broke loose. Ikea vs. Balenciaga memes instantly took over Twitter and the Swedish retailer later responded with some A+ trolling in a tongue-in-cheek ad.

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But it looks like Balenciaga isn’t done making luxury shopping bags just yet. The French fashion house unveiled another new shopping bag, this one even more expensive than its lookalike Ikea bag. Coming with a $1,820 price tag, Balenciaga’s new tote is a luxe version of the store’s actual paper shopping bag. The black and white logo tote is made with 100% calf-skin leather, leather handles, and silver metal hardware (a step up from the paper version).

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Yetunde Onanuga is the Business and Advert Manager for Maverick Multimedia, publisher of Acada Magazine where she doubles as the Beauty and Lifestyle columnist. She’s also the creative Director of Beautiful Beauty Ventures; a Make Up/Make Over outfit, having make up for the likes of Iyanya, Tayo Shobola, Olamide, Olaide Bakare, Brain and Denrele Edun amongst others.

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