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The Balenciaga T-shirt shirt that has the internet baffled

Balenciaga T-shirt shirtImage copyrightBalenciaga

High fashion label Balenciaga is selling a men’s indigo T-shirt shirt for £935 as part of their autumn 2018 collection.

For many it’s not the price that’s a big shock, it’s the actual design of the item.

The top is a plain T-shirt which looks like it’s had a chequered shirt pinned to the front of it.

The Balenciaga T-shirt shirt that has the internet baffled
The Balenciaga T-shirt shirt that has the internet baffled

And it’s left loads of people pretty baffled.

Skip Twitter post by @CorbinTelligman

I’d like to think I understand high fashion, and have no problem shelling out some cash for Gucci, LV, etc., but this…?

— Corbin Telligman (@CorbinTelligman) May 27, 2018

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Skip Twitter post by @VickiHigham

Is it a t-shirt? Is it a shirt? #Balenciaga have you covered for smart/casual. Only £935 https://t.co/dar7a8zFKNpic.twitter.com/vZ5NV41iyV

— Vicki Higham (@VickiHigham) May 29, 2018

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Skip Twitter post by @EPiCIsha

Ya’ll! It’s not about creativity. It’s about history. That one-of-its-kind, multi-purpose hot mess of a shirt is made of 800-thred, 100% Egyptian Cotton spun from several fibers found in King Tutankhamun’s after-life wear. That’s why it’s nearly $1,300🤑

— EPiC ♔ Isha (@EPiCIsha) May 29, 2018

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According to the Balenciaga website, the T-shirt shirt has two wearing options that create a drape effect.

So many people have decided to recreate their own versions, saving themselves a lot of money.

Skip Twitter post by @AH_Mike

Hey @BALENCIAGA,

I just made my own Double Shirt and it didn’t cost thousands of dollars! pic.twitter.com/8daWqAGy7C

— Mike (@AH_Mike) May 28, 2018

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Skip Twitter post by @addiezinone

Hey @BALENCIAGA I took it from casual to chic with one hanger. This look is free pic.twitter.com/yuJSp6f1d3

— Addie Zinone (@addiezinone) May 28, 2018

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People have been left with unanswered questions as to why Balenciaga thought this would be a good idea.

We’ve contacted the company in an attempt to solve the mystery but we’ve yet to get a response.

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