The Balenciaga First or City with regular hardware is usually the style of Bag that one gets as a firstie. Then the addiction sets in. What is it that’s so popular about this style or any other Balenciaga bag for that matter, that draws thousands of addicted followers? Is it the fabulous buckle and stud detailing, the tassels, or could it just be something in that yummy leather…
The Balenciaga First Basics: available in black supple distressed lambskin leather, signature buckle straps and studding in aged brass hardware, easy access front pocket (perfect size for your phone), and the amaz tassel pull tags. The dual whipstitched leather handles measure 12” with a 4” drop and the detachable leather shoulder strap that measures 15”. Once inside, you’ll find a simple fabric lined interior with a zip-pocket and leather framed 5” x 3¼” mirror attached. The main difference between this bag and it’s sister, the City, is the size. The First measures in at a petite 13” wide x 7” tall x 2.5” deep. It’s not a bad size at all. It would be a tight fit for just the necessities – the right size for your wallet, cosmetic pouch wallet and phone.
Now time for some great news — IT’S ON SALE OVER AT BLUEFLY!!
Priced to sell out by the end of the day for $956 (20% off retail)
This is the only Balenciaga First on Bluefly, however for a wider selection check out mytheresa. They just got a bunch of new colors in! Or if you’re in the market for a gently loved First check out the Balenciaga Halls of eBay.