$895 ‘bag’ that’s shaped like a mini CHAIR is mocked as ‘ridiculous’ on social media

Social media users are ruthlessly mocking a ‘ridiculous’ miniature crystal-embellished chair on a chain that is being sold as a designer ‘bag’ for a whopping $895.

Called the ‘crystal chair bag’ by the fashion brand Area, the item’s only similarity to a purse it that it features a chain-link shoulder strap, which can be worn over one shoulder or cross-body.

Otherwise, it is a 5.75″ folding chair figurine covered in pavé crystal embellishments, with no actual ‘bag’ to hold anything in.   

Take a seat! Social media users are ruthlessly mocking a ‘ridiculous’ miniature crystal-embellished chair on a chain that is being sold as a designer ‘bag’ for a whopping $895

Furniture chic: Called 'crystal chair bag,' the item's only similarity to a purse it that it features a chain-link shoulder strap, which can be worn over one shoulder or cross-body

Furniture chic: Called ‘crystal chair bag,’ the item’s only similarity to a purse it that it features a chain-link shoulder strap, which can be worn over one shoulder or cross-body

It is a 5.75" folding chair figurine covered in pavé crystal embellishments, with no actual 'bag' to hold anything in

'Shown on the runway at New York Fashion Week, this bedazzled objet d’art doesn't actually carry anything, except for a conversation,' read Nordstrom's description

Totally useful! It is a 5.75″ folding chair figurine covered in pavé crystal embellishments, with no actual ‘bag’ to hold anything in

‘Shown on the runway at New York Fashion Week, this bedazzled objet d’art doesn’t actually carry anything, except for a conversation,’ read Nordstrom’s description. 

The chair bag was previously available on Nordstrom’s website, but has since sold out — meaning is has actually been purchased by customers.  

It is still available from the brand’s website and Farfetch for $895, and on sale for $765.18 from Cettire.

According to Area’s website, the chair measures 5.75″ by 3.5″ and comes with a detachable chain — theoretically so someone could simply carry the chair around in their hand.

The bag caught the attention of Minnesota-based Twitter user Lexi Brown, who shared a screenshot that has gone viral.

Wild: The bag caught the attention of Minnesota-based Twitter user Lexi Brown, who shared a screenshot that has gone viral, sparking jokes and memes

Wild: The bag caught the attention of Minnesota-based Twitter user Lexi Brown, who shared a screenshot that has gone viral, sparking jokes and memes

‘A hobby of mine is finding ridiculous items for sale at Nordstrom’s. This might be my best find yet,’ she wrote. ‘If you wear this, you deserve to be robbed.’

‘I am offended and insulted that they would classify this as a bag,’ wrote a commenter. ‘What can it possibly hold?’

‘This is insane by itself, but the fact that they label this as a bag somehow just blows my mind,’ said another. 

‘If you wear this you should be forced to sit on it for 8 hours,’ suggested yet another.

Several people have shared memes with images of the chair, including one of Bernie Sanders sitting on it at the inauguration.   

Unimpressed: Nordstrom's reviews for the item provide a treasure trove of jokes at its expense

Unimpressed: Nordstrom’s reviews for the item provide a treasure trove of jokes at its expense

Meanwhile, Nordstrom’s reviews for the item provide a treasure trove of jokes at its expense.

‘My chapstick keeps falling off the seat. Would be better with a seatbelt,’ reads a one-star review, while a two-star review says: ‘My teacup piglet seems comfortable on it while I’m pouring her kombucha.’

‘Finally, my long search for the perfect bag is over. I’ve been using my mini purse to carry my chapstick around but decided I really don’t want to carry something that carries something else,’ wrote a five-star reviewer. 

‘The chair bag is perfect because it literally carries nothing but itself and that’s the kind of bag I’m looking for, the kind that doesn’t carry anything and isn’t actually a bag at all. I hope they make a matching table bag to go with this.’

‘Stunning display of frivolity and practicality. I’ve been able to offer stylish, impromptu seating to tiny children and small pets. Suitable as a phone stand and for perching containers of dipping sauce,’ said another.  

It matches: Those interested in buying it may be pleased to know that the brand also sells a crystal-embellished chair earring for $380

It matches: Those interested in buying it may be pleased to know that the brand also sells a crystal-embellished chair earring for $380

Variety is the spice of life! The single earring is designed to look like another type of chair

Variety is the spice of life! The single earring is designed to look like another type of chair

Variety is the spice of life! The single earring is designed to look like another type of chair

One more quipped: ‘Remarkably, this bag holds more than that of the brain of its typical buyer! Definitely worth the price of 4 monthly car payments.’

Another said she bought the chair ‘for my friend Tinkerbell,’  who ‘absolutely loves it!’

‘Honestly, this is the best investment I’ve ever made,’ another said. ‘It is incredible how life changing a bag that I can’t put anything into is. Definitely a conversation starter, but I am getting a lot of weird questions, like “do you need help?”, “are you serious?”, and suggestions that I learn how to budget and spend my money wisely. Not sure what all that means, but nonetheless, love the folding chair.’

Others said it’s ‘perfect if your imaginary friend or pet leprechaun wants to ride along with you’ and a ‘perfect display stand for my stuffed Bernie Sanders in mittens doll.’

Those interested in buying it may be pleased to know that the brand also sells a single crystal-embellished chair earring for $380.

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