The first Cristobal Balenciaga house of haute couture was founded in 1919 in San Sebastian, Spain. By 1937, Paris became home to the famed couturier. In 1946, the House of Balenciaga launched its first perfume, and soon it attracted the same acclaim as the famous Balenciaga couture pieces, which are today under the skillful guidance of Creative Director Alexander Wang.
As for the detail of Balenciaga metallic edge city bag.Balenciaga grained goatskin bag with metal-edged golden hardware, including stud and buckle detail.Tote handles with 4.5″ drop; removable shoulder strap with 9″ drop.Zip top can be toted as you like.Exterior zip pocket with long tassel pulls.Black cotton-lined interior with zip pocket and two slip pockets.Removable hanging leather-frame hand mirror.
In addition to those, The metallic edge adds dimension and a little spunk to an already cool bag. There is both silver and gold edging available, and I love both equally for different reasons. I have a City bag right now, but I’m loving the Mini City and would love the additional style the metallic edge finishes adds. Balenciaga clearly knows a good thing when it has it, and adding this small update changes the bag and gives it a new edge