Wednesday, December 03, 2008

Death to the It Bag

I don't know why I now find the LV monogram bags so offensive. Maybe it has to do with the fact that because I live on the fringe of the Upper East close to Midtown, I tend to see at least 5 LV Speedys every single day. I am so over the damn logos. When I saw this new LV cruise collection bag called the Galliera Riviera, however, I actually thought, "Oh cute" for a second. And then I saw the price tag: $1,940. For a freakin canvas bag. Are you kidding me? I don't care if it took 15 separate applications of color to make this design. It's still a print and it's still on canvas. I am utterly offended by the price tag.

To anyone even considering forking over an amount equating to decent NY rent money for a canvas bag, please read this tidbit on the New York magazine website. Please.

4 comments:

♥ Chloe said...

*chokes*

*dies*

The Chiconomist Celine said...

Oh I don't think your beautiful Chloe qualifies as one of those bags bought just to have "IT." It is genuinely gorgeous and well-made, and is something to be treasured no matter what!

It's these uber trendy,

Sonu said...

Oh Cel,

I love you! My thoughts exactly!!

The Chiconomist Celine said...

I couldn't get it outta my head after we talked about it all weekend, Sonu!

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