Affectionately referred to as the ‘poor man’s bracelet’, and solely as a result of those from Hermès are many occasions dearer, Balenciaga leather-based bracelets are additionally everybody’s starter bracelet (it was mine again after I was a wee lad), one thing inexpensive that got here in many colors, finishes and lengths. Over the years, after all, some kinds have been dropped, new ones have been added on, and strolling right into a Balenciaga boutique just lately, I realised I recognised only a few.
In different phrases, it was time for an replace.
Quickly scanning via Balenciaga on-line, that is what I bought. There are at the least 6 differing kinds obtainable now, they usually range from single cuff model bracelets to these you may wrap across the wrist a number of occasions (also referred to as the Triple Tour). Besides contending with those in seasonal colors, additionally they include in several colors. There’s Classic Gold, Classic Silver and simply the Classic (which I’m assuming is the that comes trying blackened and burnished for the aged look).
Then there are these which are differentiated by the dimensions of their studs, specifically the Giant Gold collection. Besides the truth that the studs are additionally larger, additionally they come detailed with a grid-pattern on them, like an etching if you’ll.
Rounding up in the present day’s choice are the newish ones referred to as the Classic Metallic Edge, which look as if they’re ‘outlined’ on the leather-based bracelet (see 4th and fifth rows). Available in single or triple tour mixtures, these are additionally probably the most ‘showy’ of the lot, good for many who need their #wristbling to go an extended method.
Best factor, they’re all obtainable on-line by way of Balenciaga, which now ships to Singapore. Prices are in USD, delivery prices will probably be further, so collect just a few girlfriends, choose just a few and share on the fees. #happyshopping
Left to proper: Bracelet Triple Tour (USD200 for the Classic, USD175 for the Classic Silver, 1st row), Giant Gold Bracelet Tripe Tour (USD200, 2nd row), Bracelet (USD200 for the Classic, USD175 for the Classic Silver, third row), Classic Metallic Edge Bracelet (USD235, 4th row), Classic Metallic Edge Bracelet Triple Tour (USD235, fifth row) and Giant Gold Bracelet (USD200, sixth row).