Bin day: Why trash fashion still inspires designers
But before that, a reusable checkered laundry bag found in a coin shop was reimagined by Louis Vuitton in 2007. Later that year, the house also styled reminiscent of his IKEA blue Frakta bag, which he released for £1,365 (a significant markup compared to his 40p retail price on Frakta).Swedish furniture store na“Advertisement for the website How to Recognize Your Original IKEA Frakta Bag.Menswear His designer Christopher Shannon also got in on the action, appropriating Sports Direct’s large reusable bags and branding the logo. na“Lovers Direct offers a modern approach to branded sportswear.
A year later, Phoebe Philo’s Celine launched a transparent plastic bag in the shape of a supermarket handbag, revealing all of its contents to picky thieves on the bus. Directly inspired by the carry-on bag her grandfather carried to work every day, menswear graduate Lily Willan created a holdall that follows a similar slouchy shape and double handle.
Fashion has been dizzyingly sweeping ordinary products out of our world and turning them into coveted products. , more than 1000 yen will be flogged. And then we wrap it up.
When Balenciaga first unveiled the trash bag in March, it was planted in the midst of a highly emotional show that creative director Demna Gusaria used to highlight the ongoing war in Ukraine. Models battled wind turbines and man-made snowstorms, clutching fur coats and garbage bags like refugees fleeing a war-torn country.
Trash fashion makes a statement. Whether it’s homelessness, elitism, the environment, or actually war, it gets us talking. Isn’t the point? Perhaps the context of the litter also plays a role. When a Balenciaga trash bag sits on a store shelf, it takes on a whole different meaning compared to its moving runway presentation. It’s an inside joke that is utterly baffling to the observer. Who would pay big bucks for a garbage bag? Hmmm, lots of people. Fashion is garbage.