Remember Balenciaga's Bags Before Alexander Wang's Appointment? Yep, We Do!

As much as we love Alexander Wang's sleek and chic Balenciaga bags, we still harbor a soft spot for the Motorcycle number from Nicolas Ghesquière's reign over the Parisian house. Between the cool stitched handle and badass hardware, the bag added a tough, edgy vibe that complemented even the most humdrum outfit.
That's why we've culled ten killer Balenciaga bags to refresh your memory and, of course, inspire that inner shopaholic. From a borderline-minimalistic red-hot tote to a fuss-free calfskin crossbody, these renditions of the OG arm candy definitely need a shoulder to hang on...and yours looks pretty open right now.

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