WOULD YOU BUY GUCCI’S NEW BARGAIN BAG?
Those of you who begrudge the 5p charge, prepare to be outragedé
credit where credit is due: David Attenborough helped spearhead the antiplastic movement in the Blue Planet II finale, with the cause gaining increasing momentum the farther into 2018 we delve. Many restaurants no longer serve drinks with plastic straws unless requested, while shops have been deterring customers with carrier bag charges for years. So, why is it that people are coveting a plastic bag for £425? Céline debuted its now cult-status arm candy on the SS18 catwalk, but the bag in question has made a shift from runway to reality. Yes, fashion followers are buying and wearing them. Money aside, is it a good idea? Perhaps, if you follow through with the ‘bag for life’ analogy. But why is it that brands can slap a logo on anything and, hey presto, it’s a must-have? Case in point: Gucci’s new ice bucket tote. We guess, if you can afford yourself one of these, you’re likely in need of a place to cool your 1947 vintage bottle of Bolly. For us, though, this is one Gucci craze we’re content sitting out on…
bag, £19.99, Mango
Gucci’s new tote will set you back £675