Balenciaga launches its bath towel skirt for 695 euros.
FASHION – A luxurious towel. After destroyed sneakers or 1,400 euros of garbage bags, Balenciaga is clearly not done with unusual concepts. The famous fashion house has already sent the internet into a frenzy in the past with its unusual (and above all) expensive creations.
Balenciaga designer Demna Gvasalia has released his new creation, the bath towel skirt. While watching the fashion shows of haute couture houses, we often struggle to understand how to wear the clothes presented, that is the art of fashion. And Balenciaga understood this well, even if it meant taking the concept a little too far.
The cotton skirt, seen during Paris Fashion Week, is now available on Balenciaga’s website for 695 euros. The garment is identical to the piece of cloth you use to dry yourself after getting out of the shower, with a few exceptions.
The Balenciaga logo embroidered on it, as well as a strap, two buttons and buckles on the inside that allow the garment to be adjusted.
The American site Highly snob showed in an Instagram video that the skirt is literally nothing more than a terry cloth bath towel. The advantage is that it can be useful in the rain.
The skirt-over-pants trend
Despite the controversy it arouses, this new creation from Balenciaga highlights the return of wearing the skirt over trousers, which has its origins in the YK2 period of the 2000s.
In addition, the skirt sold on the site is worn by a man. A fact that is becoming increasingly popular, especially thanks to the celebrities who wear it, such as Oscar Isaac or Brad Pitt at the premiere of the film in Berlin Bullet train.
It has recently been included in the film Hunger Games: The Ballad of the Snake and the Songbird, that this trend is illustrated. In the trailer we see Coriolanus Snow played by Tom Blyth, wearing a pleated skirt worn over trousers.
It’s just up to you whether you want to dry yourself after a shower with a towel costing 695 euros, or wear the towel around your waist in the middle of the street.
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