Familiar with the Balenciaga vs Ikea story that the internet was going bonkers about? It all started with the preview of Balenciaga’s tote bag, which bears a striking resemblance to Ikea’s famous 40p blue carrier bag. It was launched with a $2,145 (thats above RM8,000!) price tag! Pictures of the high end version alongside the Original Ikea bag soon went viral on social media prompting hilarious reactions from everyone. But none topped Ikea’s own response.
After initially releasing a statement saying they were “deeply flattered” that Balenciaga had taken inspiration from their bag, the IKEA responses with an advert called ‘How to identify an original Ikea FRAKTA bag’ stating a series of instruction to help differentiate the two.
The latest response? this hilarious tweet below: