Luxurious collaborations had reached a mind-bending zenith.
Now Demna Gvasalia has continued what’s dubbed The Hacking Venture with Balenciaga’s coed spring 2022 collection. Unveiled on-line on Sunday with artist Eliza Douglas modeling each look, the lineup included a variety of “conceptual interpretations of Gucci’s recognizable signatures as Balenciaga merchandise.”
Gvasalia zeroed in primarily on the Florentine home’s iconic GG monogram canvas — which dates again to the ’60s — and remodeled it with double-B logos. These seem on a variety of luggage which can be in any other case close to ringers for Gucci ones. With arch humor and a wink to René Magritte, Gvasalia spray-painted “That is Not a Gucci Bag” on the biggest tote. There are additionally small leather-based items, caps, BB-buckled belts and scarves.
The capsule assortment is to reach in shops beginning in November, with the hand-tagged ones bought as limited-edition objects.
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