Hey guys! Would you pay $1,490 for this shirt?

Balenciaga is a luxury fashion house founded in 1919 in Spain by designer Cristóbal Balenciaga, but now owned by a French multinational company, Kering.

Balenciaga was once known for its elegant women’s couture:

Today, alas, Balenciaga is better known for these ridiculous and ridiculously-priced men’s “double” shirts:

Balenciaga double-shirt shirts

This is the description of the $1,490 “double shirt” on the left:

• Lightweight breathable poplin
• Two wearing options: wear the short sleeves shirt with front drape effect or the long sleeves shirt with back drape effect
• Mix of stripes print
• Buttoned collar
• Back round pleat
• Tone-on-tone nacre buttons fastening
• Made in Italy • Handwash or dry cleaning
• Composition: 100% cotton

If you are stupid enough to want one, you’ll have to wait. Balenciaga is only taking pre-orders now and won’t start shipping until July!

~Eowyn

30 responses to “Hey guys! Would you pay $1,490 for this shirt?

  1. No I wouldn’t buy it. However, I think the company should embroider the words hi sailor on the shirt pocket.

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  2. Balenciaga is laughing in anticipation of the # of morons that choose to buy these ugly rags. Looks like reject single shirts were just stitched together and price tag tripled. Lol.

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  3. Reblogged this on kommonsentsjane and commented:

    Reblogged on kommonsentsjane/blogkommonsents.

    When you run out of mental juice – then you go from the sublime to the ridiculous – from the beautiful to the silly, from great to puny.

    kommonsentsjane

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  4. Hillary shops there for bill, the denim ones are treated with scotch-guard..to prevent any future stains!

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  5. For the life of me, I am missing the purpose. Pretty much the ugliest shirt out there. Like it is a joke for attention.

    Liked by 4 people

  6. This design would get you booted from Project Runway. Such garbage.

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  7. Designer give me my tee shirt and jeans and I will be more posh than any of these styles. When will they bottle baby poo and start selling it I would think it would be about on the same level and any other stupid gag gift. Maybe Spencer’s gift shop might pick up on it.

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  8. Stephen T. McCarthy

    Uhm… so the company went from selling portable purple camping tents for women to two shirts for the price of seventy-four and a half for men?

    ~ D-FensDogG
    STMcC Presents ‘BATTLE OF THE BANDS’

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  9. When I first saw the shirt , I couldnt help but think of the P. T. Barnum quote…. ” There is a sucker born every minute”

    Liked by 5 people

  10. Hell, I’d be lucky if my SS check was that big!!!

    Liked by 3 people

  11. They have to be kidding! Right? Somebody tell me this is a joke!

    Liked by 3 people

  12. Ha! This absolutely made my day (and it’s only just begun)! 😂🤣😂

    Now, where’s my checkbook? 🤣

    Liked by 3 people

  13. Idiots surround us.

    Liked by 3 people

  14. I get Far Better, more attractive clothing at GoodWill & St.Vincents, for 1/100th the $price..!!

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  15. HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA,gasp, HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA -ME? Wearing THAT? HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA

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  16. Simply put , HELL NO !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Liked by 3 people

  17. Well jettison my brain… Do they have one in mauve?

    Liked by 4 people

  18. Kevin J Lankford

    Great idea;….For Siamese twins.

    Liked by 3 people

  19. I am reminded of the whimsy of modern art, in particular, that painting of a pipe with the caption underneath that reads, “This is not a pipe!”

    Somewhere a capitalist does have a (cynical!) sense of humor!

    Liked by 4 people

  20. The purple Cristóbal Balenciaga tent coat from days gone by would serve a dual purpose for Hillary today. Hide her battery charger and bring a whiff of style to the fashion deprived cyborg.

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  21. Pre-ordering is a smart move on their part. I hope for their sake they haven’t ordered any fabric. Anyone who would order one of these probably wears their underwear backward and has a Holder memorabilia collection.

    Liked by 2 people

  22. Captain America

    I can do those shirts way cheaper. It’s called static cling.

    Liked by 5 people

  23. I wouldn’t pay $14.90 or even $1.49 for it. What garbage.

    Liked by 2 people

  24. Oh, I hope they sell matching scrunchies for the man-buns!

    Liked by 1 person

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