Balenciaga has brought back the Giant 21 Gold Hardware as a part of Special Edition Collection for Fall/Winter 2012. This time the color of the gold hardware is lighter compared to previously released hardware. It has been said that the gold plating is 10-14k this year, and it was 18k before. See the comparison photos below (the old gold hardware is currently available at Real Deal Collection). The giant gold hardware is only available for a limited time on Balenciaga.com so get it before it's gone!
The gold hardware is available on the following Balenciaga Bags: