‘Fashion or Farming’: People React to Designer Bag Made of Leaves

‘Fashion or Farming’: People React to Designer Bag Made of Leaves

- A social media account holder has shared humorous images of a designer bag by Jean Paul Gaultier, suggesting a plan to turn trash into a valuable item

- @_gastt’s latest images seem to resonate and capture the imagination of African and Caribbean citizens who are in love with the fashionable bags by Gaultier

- Taking a glance at the reactions, many seems to have fallen in love with the designs but some are wondering if it’s farming or fashion

PAY ATTENTION: Click “See First” under the “Following” tab to see Briefly.co.za News on your News Feed!

A fashion fanatic on social media has shared a number of images painting a picture of designs that were made out of simple objects which we may deem useless.

The account holder @_gastt’s latest offerings on a design by Jean Paul Gaultier have left many, especially those from the Caribbean and African parts of the world, amused.

Read also

Robbery goes wrong, video shows thug beaten and begging for mercy

On the other hand, some may have regrets as they felt they could have designed these fashion items using the leaves of plants that are normally part of their lives every day - thus making extra cash.

Posted @_gastt.

“Leaf Bags from Jean Paul Gaultier Spring 2010 Haute Couture.”

Briefly News explores some of the most extremely amusing comments from the social networking platform.

@Na_na_Ba_Nana said:

“Sri Lankan grandmoms be like...”

@yemygmaj said:

“Everyone’s coming at the bag, but I think it’s interesting to see his approach to sustainability. We talk about fashion being more sustainable but when designers do it they get clowned for it.”

@Polkahauntsus said:

“Finally some high fashion I can afford.”

@Thereal_Joana said:

“Basically the wrap that goes around Congolese kwanga.”

@Digitalparott said:

“Fashion or farming?"

@KimiKouture said:

“It reminds me of my friend Rudy who was the kindest homeless man in Miami Beach... He was Jamaican and would make roses, hats and things out of the palm tree leaves to make a living.”

Read also

"This is another Rasta": Mzansi reacts to DJ Zinhle's questionable fan art

Briefly News previously reported that when many people are disposing of waste materials because they are useless to them, a Nigerian man identified as Victor BK is recycling them and smiling to the bank with the proceeds of the sales.

A designer bag made of leaves has left many social media users amused. Image: Twitter
A designer bag made of leaves has left many social media users amused. Image: Twitter
Source: Twitter

The emergence of Covid-19 inspired the young man to recycle waste materials and use them in making face shields and masks.

In an interview with BBC Pidgin, Victor said he and his team would go around collecting waste materials and people would often wonder what they would use the materials for.

Enjoyed reading our story? Download BRIEFLY's news app on Google Play now and stay up-to-date with major South African news!

Source: Briefly.co.za

Online view pixel