Mocking the $2,145 "couture Ikea bag" with awesome Ikea bag hacks

Balenciaga sells a $2,145 leather bag that looks exactly like a cheap, big, blue plastic Ikea Frakta bag.

The internet responded magnificently to this bizarre end-of-days decadence by showing off the gorgeous things they've made from their cheap Fraktas, from this backpack by Montreal's @mariechristnefortier, to Museum of Temporary Man's gorgeous facemask to Amsterdam's Studio Hagel and its killer kicks.

How to Repurpose Your Bright, Blue Ikea Bag
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