K-pop girl group Blackpink just came back with a new single called “How You Like That” and, as expected, it’s already breaking records on its first day. In addition to accomplishing new feats with their music, the four members of the popular K-pop group—Jisoo, Jennie, Rosé, and Lisa—are also making waves in fashion. Aside from being a favorite style peg for OOTDs, these ladies are also being recognized by fashion industry giants.
Just recently, the group’s main rapper Jennie Kim released a collaboration with Korean eyewear brand Gentle Monster where she got to design her own line of sunglasses and specs called the Jentle Home collection. Blackpink are also front row regulars during fashion week. All four members have each landed their own endorsement deals and sponsorships with four different high-end luxury brands—Jisoo for Dior, Jennie for Chanel, Rosé for Saint Laurent (also known as YSL), and Lisa for Celine.
Attending fashion shows, getting sent PR packages, and shooting fashion campaigns for these luxury French designer houses are pretty major feats. These are brands that are popular among stars not just in Asia but even in the U.S. and, of course, Europe. They also don’t come cheap. In fact, when you browse through their official websites, you’ll be surprised to find that the least expensive items in their current catalogues still come with a pretty hefty price tag.
Just in case you're curious like we are, we looked around each designer brand's website to select a few of the ~least~ expensive fashion items. True enough, the prices are no joke. These ladies are repping major brands with $$$ price tags. Need a new phone ring? Saint Laurent sells one for around P12,000, and it's surprisingly one of their least expensive items.
Whether you're hoping to save up for a luxury item in the future or are just generally intrigued by these high-end brands, scroll on for a list of the cheapest thing from each designer brand the girls of Blackpink are endorsing:
Jisoo - Dior
Dior is a French luxury brand founded by Christian Dior. Currently, Maria Grazia Chiuri is the women's artistic director for the brand. It also has a line of fragrance, makeup, and skincare products.
In its most recent collection, the least expensive items in general are the mitzah scarfs, each priced at $230 or roughly P11,450.
When it comes to bags, the cheapest we could find is the Dior Saddle Nano Pouch which costs $690 or rougly P34,355.
Jennie - Chanel
Chanel is another French luxury fashion house founded by Gabrielle "Coco" Chanel. Currently, it sees Virginie Viard as its creative director.
Among its least expensive items is the Chanel Goatskin & Lacquered Silver-Tone Meta Card Holder which you can purchase for $325 or around P16,190.
Among its luxurious lines of bags, the cheapest is its Mini Vanity with Classic Chain priced at $1,350 or roughly P67,237.
Rosé - Saint Laurent
Yves Saint Laurent (also called YSL) is an eponymous French luxury house. In 2012, then-creative director Hedi Slimane dropped the Yves in the brand's name for its ready-to-wear line and renamed it to Saint Laurent Paris. Currently, its creative director is Anthony Vaccarello.
Lisa - Celine
Celine, another French luxury brand, was founded by Céline Vipiana. Currently, its creative director is Hedi Slimane who, upon his arrival in 2018, dropped the accented "é" in the brand's classic Céline logo to make it simply Celine.
One of the least expensive fashion items in their current collection is the Card Holder in Triomphe Canvas with Celine Print which costs $250 or roughly P12,451.
Among its current roster of bags, the cheapest would be the Clutch with Chain in Triomphe Canvas which costs $740 or roughly P36,856.
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