19 Apr '17, 6pm

Balenciaga Made a $2,145 USD Version of IKEA's FRAKTA Shopping Bag

Balenciaga Made a $2,145 USD Version of IKEA's FRAKTA Shopping Bag

If you’ve ever been to IKEA , then you’re undoubtedly familiar with the ubiquitous FRAKTA . Constructed out of polypropylene and retailing for just $0.99 USD, the large blue tarp-like shopping bag is your go-to for toting home the nicknacks you’ve picked up during your outing. Now, after introducing a Moroccan footstool-inspired design earlier this year, Demna Gvasalia and Balenciaga have turned their attentions to the aforementioned FRAKTA. This isn’t just any tote, however. As you might expect, Gvasalia has put a luxurious spin on the original, retaining its signature blue look while ditching the polypropylene in favor of premium leather and Italian construction. Gvasalia has also added a couple of functional details, including black fabric lining, an interior pocket, a key ring lanyard, and a zippered closure at the top. Balenciaga’s IKEA-like Arena Extra-Large Shopper ...

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