Balenciaga XS Hourglass Bag

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Balenciaga XS Hourglass Bag

£1,295.00

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Smooth leather bag, thin adjustable and detachable strap, leather handle, b logo on the front, back pocket, antique gold-toned metal finishes, flap closure, wear in the hand, on the shoulder or crossbody.

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SKU: STK9580-G Categories: ,

Description

Balenciaga XS Hourglass Bag

Features

  • One interior compartment

Material

  • Leather

Colour

  • Black

Accessories

  • Dust cover
  • Detachable strap

Hardware

  • Brushed gold tone

Condition

  • Very good

Year

  • N/A

Measurements

  • 9 x 12 x 7 cm
  • Drop 8/50 cm

 

 

All weights and measurements in the above descriptions are approximations only.
All designer goods are professionally cleaned and refurbished.
All items are supplied with generic boxes and packaging when the originals are not available.

About Balenciaga*

In 1957, Balenciaga famously decided to show his collection to the fashion press the day before the clothing retail delivery date, not the standard four weeks before the retail delivery date the fashion industry followed at the time. By keeping the press unaware of the design of his garments until the day before they were shipped to stores, he hoped to curtail ongoing piracy and copying of his designs. The press resisted, finding it nearly impossible to get his work into their print deadlines, but Balenciaga and protégé Givenchy stood firm, seriously impacting their coverage and press of the era. His supporters would argue that rival Christian Dior would gain acclaim from copying Balenciaga’s silhouettes and cuts, claiming them as his own original work; because Balenciaga was not interested in press coverage, the media, and consumers never knew.

In 1967, both designers reversed their decision and joined the traditional schedule.

Balenciaga is a luxury fashion house founded in Spain by Cristóbal Balenciaga, a Spanish designer, born in the Basque Country.

*Source Wikipedia – Balenciaga

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