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Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Celebrity Style: Lady GaGa Commits a MAJOR Crime Against Fashion


If you're an Hermés fan, look away or simply leave this site immediately!!!!!!



You proceed at your own risk. Don't say I didn't give you ample warnings.

As much as I love Lady GaGa and admire her boundless talents, I think it's safe to say the singer has committed her fair share of fashion faux pas. Her latest crime, however, is simply unpardonable. One look at the photo below illustrates the cardinal rule every handbag lover knows by heart - NEVER WRITE ON YOUR DESIGNER BAG!!!

C'mon, writing "I Love Little Monsters" in Japanese on your expensive white Hermés Birkin bag is just about the dumbest (and juvenile) thing anyone who appreciates fashion can do. Perhaps this bag was just a drop in the bucket for her in terms of money, but the time, artistry and craftsmanship that goes into making a Birkin merits more respect than she demonstrated. If Lady GaGa wished to acknowledge her Japanese fans, taking out a billboard ad on one of the busiest streets in Tokyo would have been a more appropriate choice. I love you GaGa Girl, but this time you crossed the line. Tisk, tisk, tisk (yes, I'm wagging my finger at the screen as I write this).
Photo source: bestweekevertv


8 Responses to "Celebrity Style: Lady GaGa Commits a MAJOR Crime Against Fashion"
  1. anthony said...
    Wednesday, April 14, 2010

    she admires the thought and design that went into the bag, thats why she owns it... but fashion isn't fascism, she isnt precious about her items and doesn't need to be. Keeping designer items pristine is artificial and makes one think there is something to prove; it's tasteless. She is brilliant.

  2. The Style Mansion said...
    Wednesday, April 14, 2010

    Never, never,never deface your designer bag.Never.

  3. Michael St. James said...
    Wednesday, April 14, 2010

    The mental asylum is looking for her and so is Hermés after defiling a Birkin!

  4. Dania Padron said...
    Wednesday, April 14, 2010

    Many women buy designer bags as status symbols, not because they admire the artistry and craftsmanship that went into creating it. I agree that she doesn't need to be precious with her possessions. However, intentionally writing on your bag is tastless and not the same as scuffing the corners or accidentaly getting a pen mark on it. Bags will never remain pristine, but purposly defacing them is infantile.

    Would it be OK for me to purchase a Monet painting for my own private collection, and then turn around an splatter paint on it for what ever reason I might have? Taking a work of art (in the case of my example, a painting) and defacing it is analgous to taking a work of art (in GaGa's case, a Birkin) and writing all over it. Can she do it? Sure. Should she do it? IMO, certainly not.

  5. Purse Pixie said...
    Wednesday, April 14, 2010

    I know that GaGa is all about breaking with convention but it makes me cringe to think of writing on a Birkin! I can only hope that it's dry erase marker.

  6. Mary Jo from TrustYourStyle said...
    Thursday, April 15, 2010

    Hoping that she at least auctions it off and donates the proceeds to charity!

  7. Bag Brag said...
    Monday, May 03, 2010

    Oh relax. She's made tonnes of money so let her have her own fun.

  8. Khris.Himmel said...
    Thursday, July 29, 2010

    Initially, I was very upset when I saw this. Of course, that's also fueled in part by how much I hate her anyway. But that's not the point.

    Fashion is all about making it work for you. As long as you feel good about it, how others think should not be a concern. You dress for yourself, and whether people respect that or not is irrelevant, because at the end of the day, you've earned the greatest respect of all: your own. I own a Birkin too and I like to accessorize it by hanging keychains and stuff. People have told me that my bag looks "busy" and that "there is too much going on," but I like it, and that's how I'm gonna keep carrying it.


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