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A Designer Is Selling A $2,145 Version Of That Bag You Use To Do Laundry

Meanwhile, the Ikea bags are 99 cents.

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Remember that part in Zoolander when Mugatu shows off his brand new line, Derelicte, and it's basically street garbage on models?

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As Mugatu himself says, it's "a fashion, a way of life inspired by the very homeless, the vagrants, the crack whores that make this wonderful city so unique."

Anyway, apparently the folks over at Balenciaga recently watched that movie and said "Hey! That's some inspired stuff!" because the fashion house just debuted a tote that is, quite literally, a fancy version of a cheapo Ikea bag.


Sure, it's pretty, but can the Arena's "blue wrinkled, glazed leather" stand up to an entire spilled container of laundry detergent? Will it crumble into a misshapen ball at a moment's notice? WHO KNOWS!

Ikea leaves no mystery as to what its carry-all was designed for — it's pictured on the website holding laundry and newspapers, aka peasant items.

This is not the first time Balenciaga has ventured into the "expensive version of pedestrian items" realm. Just last month, the $3,670 "Blanket Extra-Large Square Bag" made its debut.


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