Would you pay $1000 for a pair of crocs? Well thousands of people have done just that after Balenciaga's "much-anticipated" Platform Crocs sold out before they were even released. According to Dazed, the shoes launched on Barneys's website on February 1 in two colours and were snatched up in preorders before the end of the day.
Got a spare $65,000 lying around? Thinking of shelling out some serious bucks for someone special's Christmas pressie this year? Well how about this solid-silver set of Gucci handcuffs? Currently for sale on secondhand designer website Grailed, they're designed by Tom Ford and ready for some wrist action.
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Eighties and nineties favourite the scrunchie is back! And if you want to go all high fashion about it, you can pick up one of these babies from Balenciaga for a mere AU$260
A luxury Spanish bran, called BIIS, is selling this black leather bag, which looks like a bin bag, for $423 for the large size.
The ‘Triple S’ sneaker is leaving people divided. A far cry from the normal dazzling white and squeaky clean exterior one would expect from a fresh pair of kicks. Instead, the rather pricey $995 pair look like they’ve seen better days.
Most of us can't afford a designer handbag, but for those label lovers out there, Gucci might have just created the ultimate in luxury: a plastic tote that could double as a laundry bag. Shared on Instagram by Fashion Director of Esquire Nick Sullivan, there's no word as to if and when this will hit the shelves, but rest assured if it does, it won't be cheap.
Belgian designer Raf Simons wants fashionistas to cough up $250 for a roll of his designer duct tape.
Prada is copping heat online over their new $180 'paper clip'. it's actually a money clip – but they can't have put that much work into the design.
Balenciaga are selling black and white 'shopping bags' on their site. The small one will cost you $1,540 while the large one will set you back $2,465.
Balenciaga has been slammed for releasing this Arena Extra-Large Shopper Tote Bag which costs a whopping $2,145.
The bag is being compared to IKEA's famous Frakta blue carrier bag which costs 70 cents.
It comes after Balenciaga released this $4,000 bag last month, which people claimed looked like a blanket bag.
It looks pretty similar to this Silent Night pillow case, which you can buy for about $25.
Last August Balenciaga made headlines again when they unveiled this red, blue and white stripped bag, which retailed for $1,700.
People claimed it looked exactly like this $2 Kmart laundry bag.
In 2010 designer Jill Sanders got her models to walk down the catwalk wearing this $285 brown paper bag.
People were quick to compare the accessory to an actual brown paper bag.
Louis Vuitton caused a stir in 2011 when a model walked the catwalk with this woven $780 Chinese laundry bag.
It of course also looks like this $2 Kmart laundry bag, without the Louis Vuitton logo.