Balenciaga’s Hourglass Bag Gets a $22K Heavy-Metal Makeover


Tiny bag energy is still at large. The latest miniature moment just dropped from Balenciaga… and this one has a massive price tag. 

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The fashion house has given its beloved Hourglass XS bag a seriously metallic makeover – and by an upgrade, we mean it just went full-on metal! Introducing the Hourglass Metal XS – a dazzling creation that’s capturing attention not just for its appearance, but also for its price. 

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It comes as no major surprise that this latest accessory launch from Balenciaga comes with an eye-watering price tag. The brand has previously made headlines with its $2K leather trash bags and $27K blue jeans. That said, this tiny metal bag will set you back a jaw-dropping $22,840. 

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Crafted entirely from brass – the bag is available in both gold and silver colorways. Coming in at  L7,5 x H5,5 x W3,5 inches, and weighing 2.1 pounds, the bag features a lambskin leather lining and is completed with a removable chain shoulder strap. 

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The Balenciaga Hourglass Metal XS bag is currently available to preorder on the Balenciaga website in both gold and silver. 

What are your thoughts on Balenciaga’s latest release?