the last of the parisian goodies

pluiee

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so... the BF wanted to go back to balenciaga to buy a bag for HIMSELF :nuts: (finally managed to convert him after all these years! :yahoo:) and after he picks out his purchase, plomb messenger for men, we head over to the accessories side.

i know you've all heard about my less than pleasant experience with a guy in the girls' store but today i went back and MANAGED TO CONVINCE THEM TO SHOW ME THEIR SPRING SUMMER 08 BAGS!!!!! :supacool:

they bring out all cities -- bubblegum GGH, sahara GGH, magenta RH and vert thyme RH. to me: sahara = naturel + sandstone (07); magenta = both magentas :nogood:; vert thyme = dolma + olive green (05); bubble gum.. well you'll see!

at first, nothing stands out to me, i wanted a bubblegum but the GGH was a little over
the top for me so i tell that to the SA. and at first they insist that that's all they have. :rolleyes: so cecile, who is an absolute dear, checks one more time for me. lo and behold, THERE IS A BUBBLEGUM RH CITY HIDING SOMEWHERE IN THEIR BOXES!!! it's an act of balenciaga fate, i have to buy it! it'll be lots of instant ramen for me from now on.. :angel:

as roxanne said, this bag is very soft and buttery but there isn't the same thickness of the older bags. however, i do love this color. it's in between the rose and the bubblegum i think.


spy pictures! sorry it's not terribly clear.. courtesy of the BF. :smile:


his plomb messenger!
 

south-of-france

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Wohooo spy pics!!! And what a sweet BF!! Love the messenger and please post pics of your BG city!! CONGRATS!!! :flowers:

EDIT: Yay pics!!! That leather looks so smooshy, congrats again! :tup:

PS. Did you see any electric blue bags?
 

SpecialK

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Are you saying the 08 Magenta looks the same as 05 and 07LE? If so, Im pretty happy about that cause the chances of me finding an 05 City @ retail value is close to nil!
 

erica1451

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Congrats!:yahoo: Your BG city is sooo pretty! Thanks for the spy pics, I can't wait for the new bags to arrive at BalNY!
 
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Gorgeous! I love that your bf got one, too!

I've never heard of the new season being released this early, is it different this year?
 

hinge13

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Thanks so much for the spy pics pluiee!
Magenta is actually looking better than I expected. And the Bubblegum... well it's just TDF!

Congrats on you and your BF's new bags!
 

glossie

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congrats! your bag looks squishy already! would you say the leather is smooth as opposed to veiny? and thanks for the spy pictures! sahara is the one under magenta, correct? i still prefer dolma..
 

abowron

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Great Spy pics, i'd never even given Vert Thyme a second thought until i saw the photo, now i'm thinking a Vert Thyme Day Hobo in RH is on the wishlist!
 
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