Just when you thought you’re done with seeing the humble plastic shopper making an appearance in Balenciaga’s F/W16 collection with the Bazar Shopper, this appears. Yes, Creative Director Demna Gvasalia isn’t quite done yet, and besides the leather totes that will come in 3 different sizes, you’ll now have to decide if this wallet is a huge yay or a big nay as far as you’re concerned.
Featuring those iconic stripes printed onto Balenciaga’s signature Arena leather that’s a little aged, a little cracked and a little distressed, they will come in at least 3 different colour combinations. On the Continental Zip Around, you’re basically getting a long zipped wallet with 8 card slots, 3 open compartments and a zippered pocket in the middle that spans almost 19 cm across.
Besides this, you’ll also find a Bazar Money (also a long wallet but with a flap) and a compact zip around, both of which you’ll find online now via MATCHES FASHION. Also, I’m pretty sure these (like the Bazar Shopper) are already in Singapore’s Balenciaga boutiques, but I haven’t had any updates on their exact prices in SGD yet.
So tell me. Huge yay? Or big nay?