The exterior of this handbag is in gently loved condition. The leather is discolored and both the top handles and bottom corners show notable wear. The interior is also in gently loved condition, with several light spots on the lining. It does not ship with a designer dust bag.
Founded in San Sebastian, Spain in 1918 the House of Balenciaga relocated to Paris in 1937 during the Spanish Civil war. Almost immediately Cristóbal was hailed as "the couturier of couturiers." Current designer Nicolas Ghesquiere, has revitalized the company with a youthful aesthetic, introducing the famous motorcycle inspired handbags. He was named one of Time's 100 Most Influential people of 2005.