Home Sports Louis Vuitton’s NBA basketball-shaped purse only costs about $5,000

Louis Vuitton’s NBA basketball-shaped purse only costs about $5,000

According to Louis Vuitton and the NBA’s Pre-Fall 2021 capsule, this season’s hottest accent is a basketball. And with a lot basketball attire and sneakers to select from, customers haven’t had entry to correct thematic baggage to finish their outfits — which could have been for good purpose, trying on the two’s collaborative purse.

Freshly debuted on Louis Vuitton’s website, the “Ball in Basket” bag seems to be simply as you’ll anticipate. Letting the purse communicate for itself, the model’s web site even places it plainly: “It’s a basketball-shaped bag, inside a basketball internet bag.” This basketball, nevertheless, is roofed in LV’s signature monogram sample and costs a cool $4,450.

Play (designer) ball — Labeled as “one of the crucial collectible items” in Louis Vuitton and the NBA’s collaboration, the bag is crafted from full-grain brown leather-based and boasts gold {hardware} all through. Keeping its design genuine, the purse maintains the identical measurement as an precise basketball, permitting room inside for headphones, protein bars, and different game-day necessities. A baggage tag has additionally been constructed into the inside, so wearers can mark the bag as theirs to keep away from an inevitable LV basketball bag mix-up.

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To differentiate itself out of your typical neighborhood basketball (and justify the close to $5k value), the “Ball in Basket” bag sees LV’s monogram sample debossed all through its exterior, whereas the NBA’s basic pink, white, and blue brand sits in the midst of the purse. Another NBA brand has been embossed in gold on the bag’s strap.

While the round purse could be toted round in a white basketball internet, a extra stylish matching leather-based strap permits the wearer to regulate their look ought to they go from courtside to afterparty. Despite the bag’s athletic theme, Louis Vuitton desires customers to know the design may be very “versatile,” although it might not be too sensible. Then once more, anybody spending $4,450 on a bag that appears like a basketball isn’t too fearful about practicality.

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Look baller, for a value — The eccentric bag is certain to draw consideration from basketball followers and media alike — a lot in order that we want Louis Vuitton and the NBA had give you a reputation higher than “Ball in Basket.” Were “Basketbag” or “Baller Bag” not choices?

Regardless of illogical identify or design, the collaborative “Ball in Basket” bag is certain to promote out because of the area of interest market of wealthy (and tasteless) basketball followers. Not only will they need to pay $4,450 for the bag, however they’ll need to pay customs charges as nicely — the purse is presently only out there on Louis Vuitton’s Hong Kong website. Let’s hope the bag could be delivered earlier than their subsequent courtside look.


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