Balenciaga's $1,290 'T-Shirt Shirt' Has Twitter Deeply Confused

Posted by Sughra Hafeez in Fashion
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The luxury brand Balenciaga may have taken things a step too far with one of their latest designs. Once word broke out that Balenciaga has pretty must lost its darn mind.

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Balenciaga T-Shirt Shirt

luxury brand Balenciaga may have taken things a step too far with one of their latest designs causing a stir online with new "T-shirt shirt," designed for its Fall 2018 collection.

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Impractical and surprising clothing for a premium price

The French fashion brand 'Balenciaga' is the same high-fashion brand that gave us the $2,145 version of Ikea’s $0.99 blue bag and a leather skirt that looks like a car mat.

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The t-shirt shirt is exactly what the title suggests:

A t-shirt with a long-sleeved buttoned shirt pinned to the front. It has "two wearing options", which result in either a draped effect on the front or back of the piece. Wear the button-front shirt with the T-shirt hanging from the back, so one could look unnecessarily weird at casual as well as dressier events.

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It costs $1,290. Yes, $1,290.

The "attention seeking design" of the t-shirt, which retails for $1,290, has left many online commentators baffled.

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The Guardian deemed the luxury offering "ridiculous".

The brand has been trolling customers since Demna Gvasalia was appointed as the creative director in 2015, claimed Guardian.

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Unconventional Balenciaga products

A Twitter user has created a thread featuring several unconventional Balenciaga products, including a shopping bag worth £1,280, a shirt that’s been combined with a plastic film for £735 and a jacket that’s been drastically pulled to one side that’s available for £1,775.

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"I thought this Balenciaga shirt was a joke. It's real and it's $1,290."

"Balenciaga's shirt on shirts. Whut."

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"That Balenciaga shirt is the ugliest effing shirt I've ever seen."

"Yo, I thought this shit was fake but......."

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"I’d like to think I understand high fashion and have no problem shelling out some cash for Gucci, LV, etc., but this...?"

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"When you can’t choose between two favorite shirts: Double Shirt."

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