From ‘bare butt’ jeans to literal ‘board’-room wear.
By John Yong
Sometimes, they amaze us with their stylish and innovative ideas, and other times, they leave us confused and dumbfounded.
Here are five over the top luxury items that had us scratching our heads.
Does this bag look familiar? Well, you’ve probably seen it at IKEA. Fashion brand Balenciagadecided to take inspiration from the iconic blue FRANKTA bag, and charge customers US$2,145 (approx. S$2996) for it. IKEA’s original shopping bag only costs US$0.99 (approx. $1.40). Thanks, but we’ll stick to the original.
This bare-bottomed jeans from Vetements and Levi’s leaves little to the imagination. Unless you have the booty of Rihanna or J Lo, or, you look better from behind, we doubt anyone will invest US$1,660 (approx S$2319) for this revealing pair of jeans.
Here’s another Supreme product that made us go, “What?” Unveiled yesterday on Instagram, the brand’s very own cash cannon lets you ‘make it rain’ with style.
There’s no monkeying around with this silver straw from Tiffany & Co. Priced at US$425 (approx. S$593), this exclusive drinking apparatus was clearly made for individuals who were born with silver spoons (or in this case, straws) in their mouths.
It’s safe to say that this collection by Maison Margiela for Spring 2011 fell flat. In fact, we could probably fill a blackboard with the many reasons why this collection should not belong in anyone’s wardrobe.
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