Balenciaga is sure having fun this year. Fresh off the, er, success of its US$2,145 (S$2,983) fake IKEA tote bag, the fashion house has decided to peddle a fancy version of its own shopping bag.
Except instead of paper, this bag made of calfskin and metal. And instead of "free with purchase so you can put your items in it," it's US$1,100.
Seems incredibly reasonable!
Here are a few reasons why someone might want to purchase a calfskin version of a paper bag.