Jun 28, 2009

Balenciaga Giant Envelop Clutch

When all my gal pals gushed over Balenciaga, I stayed back while they snatched up all the latest colors. For some reason, I just am not super excited about Balenciaga. It was fun and edgy but not really my style because it is too trendy thus will become dated soon. This remained true until last week. I didn't know what compelled me to venture into the boutique but I did. Anyhoo, I came across the giant envelop clutch which if I were to invest in a clutch this year, this lovely would be such candidate. There are so many yummy colors but I am leaning toward deep purple as black is too boring and pink is too girlie for the long haul. Purple will go with everything from basic neutral colors to red, pink, yellow and even green; and purple is great year-round color.
This clutch offers fairly simple silhouette yet the metallic hardware offers a perfect balance of fun edge without going over the top. This piece will be stylish for years without becoming overly dated.
As we know with clutch, it is important to be roomy enough for a gal to bring all her necessities such as wallet, cell phone and such. The Giant Envelop clutch measures 12 x 7 x 1.5 inches which is perfect for day or evening, except for the most formal of events. There are 2 compartments on the inside and right under the flap which opens to a third compartments should be plenty of room unless a gal insists on bringing her kitchen sink. The price ain't great but almost acceptable at $995. What do you think, too trendy or just right?

image: Barneys, Balenciaga

33 comments:

  1. yeah ...it's gooooooood! ..I happen to love Balenciaga though. get it ;)

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  2. Oh this is such a sweet bag! I adore the pink one but yes I agree with what you say about the deep purple one!

    xx

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  3. Call me boring, but I prefer the black. It's such a great size for a clutch, I like the stylish metallic hardware too.

    Great find!!

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  4. Ooh that is GORGEOUS!! I love clutch bags xx

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  5. wow!! beautiful clutch!! I like it

    טקסט

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  6. I heart the aqua color of the 1st one!!

    xo Laura

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  7. Great clutch, especially the black one!

    Have a great weekend!
    X♥X♥

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  8. I, too, held back on a BBag because I was concerned it would become outdated. However, it has been a couple of years since my girlfriends bought theirs and they still carry it. Dare I say that it is a classic staple? Some of the colors are simply yummy!

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  9. Get. It. Now. Personally, I'm partial to the plum/eggplant color. It's unique, yet would pair fabulously with black, gray, white...

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  10. I am with you on the B-bag but the clutch looks pretty basic.

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  11. I would definitely get it if I could afford it.

    ~anh

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  12. Beautiful, but more importantly - practical! Love it, and the purple sounds fantastic. Hope you're having a beautiful weekend :)

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  13. Hi there-totally adore it, a true classic piece!

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  14. The price is insane, but it looks pretty cool.

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  15. I like it -- I think the Balenciaga styles have stayed around for quite a few years. Clearly they're not one-season wonders.

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  16. love it. i think they're amazing. and here to stay.

    click here to visit me at mode junkie!

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  17. I really love this clutch! I think it will be a great addition to your fabulous wardrobe:D

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  18. that baby blue balenciaga is to die for and a MUST-HAVE!!!! Gorgeous :-)

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  19. Be still my heart. And I think purple is a perfect choice!

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  20. love it! good choice on the purple! :P

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  21. i'll take one in each color ; )

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  22. woww...i love the purple, looks unique and cute. i think the pink and black too boring!! you should buy the purple!!!

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  23. I like the baby blue, my sincere apologies for not being by recently.. we just moved, moved to the new site ... UGH = )

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  24. MMM, Balenciaga! I'm giving away a BB Dakota dress from chickdowntown.com on my blog. Enter the contest!

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  25. That light blue clutch is soo fab and so classy!

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  26. I love it!
    Big Clutchs are great to carry something more... :)

    Amazing!

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  27. wow, i love it!!!!!!!!!!!

    x

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  28. i love the flap over clutches. like that it comes in so many colour ways.
    muah x
    marian

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  29. The blue one looks perfect!

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  30. I absolutely love it...you should totally get it!

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