Balenciaga's Hourglass bag seems to be the current celebrities' favorite bag.
Designed by the Balenciaga's creative director Georgian fashion designer Demna Gvasalia, it is known for its structured hourglass shape and the brand's B monogram hardware.
It made its debut during the brand's Fall/Winter 2019 fashion show.
The Balenciaga Hourglass bag comes in several sizes: Mini (Nano), XS, Small, Medium, the Balenciaga Hourglass Top Handle, and Hourglass Stretched Top Handle.
The price ranges from USD795 or around PHP40,576.80 to USD2,750 or around PHP140,360, depending on the materials used.
It is usually made with calfskin leather, but it also comes in faux fur, glitter, and canvas.
Based on the celebrities' social-media posts, here are some of the celebrities who have the bag in their collection:
1. Marian Rivera
Marian Rivera owns one in white with snake-embossed calfskin.
In her post on Thursday, January 27, 2022, the Kapuso actress wrote in the caption, "Admiring this little beauty."
According to ssense.com, this design is available for USD2,750 or around PHP140,360.
2. Sofia Andres
Actress Sofia Andres has been toting her Balenciaga Hourglass bag during her trips to Portugal and Spain.
On January 17, 2022, the actress uploaded a mirror selfie where she is seen holding the Hourglass bag in her right hand.
According to the brand's website, this bag is priced at USD1,990 or around PHP101,559.65.
3. Mimiyuuuh and BryaNboy
Social media content creators Bryanboy and Mimiyuuuh have Hourglass bags in the same "Gucci Hacker" design.
Bryanboy included this particular bag in his OOTD post on Instagram last November 18, 2021.
Meanwhile, Mimiyuuuh bought the bag from Aimee Hashim of LoveLuxe Bags as a Christmas gift for herself in December 2021.
Based on their photos, both Mimiyuuuh and Bryanboy seem to own the small version of the Balenciaga x Gucci Hourglass bag.
According to Gucci.com, the medium version of this bag is priced at GBP2,190 or around PHP151,370.90.
The Gucci Hourglass bag was designed by creative director Alessandro Michele as part of the Gucci Aria collection during the brand's 100th anniversary in 2021.
* This story originally appeared on Pep.ph. Minor edits have been made by the Preview.ph editors.
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