Price Comparison: Bao Bao Issey Miyake

When Issey Miyake’s unique accessory line, Bao Bao, was introduced in 2010, most fawned over the unique 3D puzzle-like construction that’s made from inter-connected triangular pieces of fabric. Its hype spawned various knockoffs in the market, thanks to its intriguing design and variety of materials the bag comes in.

What makes the Bao Bao series stand out is the way its shape can be modified merely by folding along the triangular pieces. This means that your bag can actually take on different shapes and contours according to what you place inside it. Its fluid shape also changes slightly each time, so there isn’t one static or permanent shape your bag will be in (as opposed to how a structured, box/bucket bag would be like). It also helps that the sheen of the bag casts a different look depending on the lightβ€”unless you’re getting the new matte version that was debuted last spring.

A regular on the arms of street style favourites including stylist and fashion consultant Leaf Greener, Issey Miyake Bao Bao comes in a range of different versions for day to night purposes. This includes the uber-popular shopper tote, shoulder bag, wrist clutch, Boston tote (which doubles up as a shoulder bag as well), and even backpacks roomy enough to put your laptop in. The stain-resistant material makes it an excellent accessory to use for traveling as well!


Interested in getting one of your own? This week, we take a look at how much you can save by ShopandBoxing three new-season bags from Issey Miyake Bao Bao from Japan!


As you can see from the above table, you can save at least USD100 just by ShopandBoxing Issey Miyake Bao Bao bags from Japan! If you are a Shopper from Hong Kong/USA, note that the price differences between each bag is major enough that you can even get another luxe accessory with the amount that you save. Add these bags into your wishlist for our Boxers to shop for you right now!

Tonneau Boston mini, + Add To Wishlist

Crystal shoulder, + Add To Wishlist

Tonneau matte shoulder, + Add To Wishlist

To consolidate your package from Japan the best way that you can (this means saving on international shipping fees), check out what you can get from the amazing stationery stores and department store food halls.


Get Started in less than 10 seconds:

  1. Simply click on the ”Add To Wishlist” links above!
  2. This will automatically add the items into your ShopandBox wishlist after it prompts you to sign in/sign up.
  3. You can add as many items as you want into your wishlist (even items not mentioned above).
  4. Once you’re ready, simply select the items you want bought, name your order, and hit the “Submit Order” button.
  5. You will be assigned a personal Boxer who will help you buy all your coveted items.
  6. Your box of goodies gets shipped to your door in 1 – 3 days wherever you are in the world!


*prices are accurate as of June 30, 2016 and do not include taxes, GST, duties, PayPal/service/shipping fees that Shoppers might be subjected to

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