Like a Prada Cleo bag, but $2,396 cheaper.
Photo: James Bee
The moment’s most important fashion accessory is svelte and transparent in design, costs less than $4, and makes you burp: Topo Chico. I first spotted the sparkling water in the hands of my most fashionable friends back in May, and it has since taken over the city’s streets, clubs, bodegas, even Gossip Girl’s fictional social club, Dumbo Hall.
Topo Chico isn’t exactly new. With origins dating to 1895 in Monterrey, Mexico, the mineral-water was a Texas cult favorite; it was purchased by the Coca-Cola Company in 2017 for a refreshing $220 million and is now available in all 50 states. I’ll never forget the first time I saw Topo Chico in the wild. I was at Honey’s in Bushwick, and my friend Kim Possible (not her real name, but she does have red hair and looks impossibly good