Ok I think I might have found it. It is almost plausible that my hunt for the perfect Balenciaga bag may be over. You all might be getting sick of me talking about my quest for my first Balenciaga bag, but truly, with so many options and such a focus on different colors for each season, how can someone make a choice? I kept asking myself do I go for a bold bright color or do I go classic? Do I go giant hardware or regular? Do I go for an old season bag or new?

I have read countless threads on the PurseForum about Balenciaga bags. In fact, at one time I had done so much research that I clearly over-researched. Some of the older seasons are said to have better leathers. And some of the older seasons have colors that are highly coveted. Actually the more I write this post the more I find myself falling off track and starting my entire quest again. So let me wrap this up so I can finally move on!


I am thinking to opt for the Balenciaga Giant City in Anthracite, a perfect option for a first Balenciaga bag. Anthracite is a pewter metallic color, which done properly offers a slight hint of metallic without being overly flashy. As with other Balenciaga bags, the giant City is made with soft vintage crafted lambskin and palladium plated metal hardware.

I decided on the color Anthracite for a few reasons. As much as I love a bright pink bag, Sorbet, I decided to opt for an easy to wear color. Raisin, a deep purple, was high on my list too, but I actually own a plethora of purple handbags. Then brown, chestnut, came to mind, but I have never been super fond of brown bags. Black obviously is classic, but too safe. That is how I ended up with Anthracite, a color that brings us a little bit of sheen and shine while still being everyday ready. This is the bag I would buy today, but after a couple recent purchases I am struggling pressing the checkout button. Either way, I think I have found my winner. And once I get my Balenciaga bag, I am sure I will have at least 5 more reasons why everyone should own a Balenciaga bag. Buy through Balenciaga online for $1,695.

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