THE MAKEOVER: THE NON-IRONIC BAZAR BAG
More than a gimmick, Balenciaga’s market-style tote bag gets its most sophisticated reboot this F/W ’17.
For anyone who’s thought of Balenciaga’s controversial market-style tote as a gimmick, its endurance (five seasons and counting) and practical adaptations (five sizes) ought to indicate otherwise. This F/W ’17 sees it getting its most sophisticated updates that would appeal even to detractors: from perennially chic monochrome strips, to the pretty prints originally used on the collection’s made-to-order (ie not as accessible) dresses. In calfskin (above), or silk and lambskin (all others), prices unavailable