People Are Roasting This Balenciaga Skirt For Looking Like a Car Mat And It’s Hilarious

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Well folks, I can officially say with confidence that I will never, ever fully understand the world of “high-fashion.”


Seriously– even when “high-fashion Crocs” came out, I thought they were ridiculous, but if I tried really hard, I could see some merit in them. And when Taco Bell partnered with Forever 21 to make a clothing line, I thought it was insane, but I could also understand that people really like Taco Bell and they might want to rock a Taco Bell crop top. To each their own.

But Balenciaga recently debuted this skirt as part of their autumn/winter 2017 collection, and people were quick to note that the skirt looked REALLY familiar– but not because they’d seen it on the racks before.

Marketed as a “embossed leather skirt,” people couldn’t help but notice that the skirt has a striking resemblance to rubber car mats.

Yes, a car mat like this:

Honestly once you see it, you can’t unsee it.

Women Fall Winter 17 @MadameFigaroJapon

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Naturally, people were pouring hilarious comments out onto Instagram and Twitter about the “high-fashion, runway approved” skirt, and it makes me just really love the Internet and all the people who have access to it.

Colleen Matthews
Raised in Fayetteville, Arkansas, Colleen grew up cheering on the Razorbacks, fishing with her dad, learning about southern hospitality from her mom, and enjoying the best of The Ozarks. When she's not writing, she's likely spoiling her black lab, playing pranks on her husband, chasing around her nieces and nephews, or rearranging her house.

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