- Nigerians have expressed mixed reactions to viral photos of a banana leaf clutch bag
- Many were indifferent to rocking it, others passed funny remarks about the fashion accessory
- It is said that the creator of the bag got the inspiration from an exhibition he had visited
Fashion maverick every now and then continue to surprise fashion lovers and enthusiasts with awesome and mind-blogging fashion items and accessories, this is the case of a bag many have described as weird.
Though not a new fashion accessory, but photos of a banana leaf clutch bag that resurfaced on social media gained huge traction.
According to the tweep @_gastt who shared pictures of the bag on Twitter, it is a 2010 Jean Paul Gaultier spring banana leaf clutch bag.
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Straitstimes reports that the banana leaf bag which is reported to cost millions of naira is the brainchild of French haute couture designer Jean Paul Gaultier and he got the inspiration at an exhibition about the Aztec emperor Moctezuma he had attended.
He modeled it after a nasi lemak packaged in a banana leaf.
Nigerians couldn't help but express their amazement at the unusual fashion accessory. Many likened it to a local wrapper used for packaging moi moi.
"No be moimoi leaf be this?"
"Hehehehe, now I can steal ofada from owambe comfortably."
"Carrying this bag to church on palm sunday >>>>>"
"All fun and games until you set it down and when you pick it back up a colony of bugs decided to make it it’s home."
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported about a backpack that looked like a pair of testicles.
The incredibly realistic prototype created in collaboration with professional special effects artist C.J. Goldman costs nearly $1,000 but Bitton claims that he is going to sell testicular backpacks from mysterious material called “scrotex” for as low as $69.
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