Telfar Clemens could also be listed as an inspiration for the ultra-exclusive 2021 Met Gala, however one can be hard-pressed to discover a high-end designer extra accessible than him.
Since launching his eponymous model in 2005, the 36-year-old artist has balanced accessibility with luxurious, creating purses which are wanted by on a regular basis folks and A-listers.
In actual fact, folks have been barely outraged when Beyoncé was photographed carrying a white medium Telfar bag, affectionately nicknamed the Bushwick Birkin. One particular person lamented on Twitter, “Beyonce? With a Telfar? Oh it is over. Yall won’t ever get one,” whereas one other remarked, “welp. if you have not ordered a telfar bag but, you possibly can kiss that dream goodbye.”
The explanation for his or her anger was fairly easy: Each Monday at 9 a.m., the model drops new merchandise and the buying luggage virtually at all times sells out inside minutes—in response to The New York Instances, 3,000 to 7,000 luggage are offered in any given month. Quite a few fashionphiles speculated that Beyoncé’s resolution to buy the $202 tote would worsen this predicament—or worse, drive up the costs.
Nonetheless, as W magazine famous, Telfar posted on their Instagram Story that the bag’s “worth [is] not altering,” including a sequence of bee emojis in reference to the “Single Girls” singer.