Just in case you were wondering if there is any sense of austerity in the high-end fashion circles, Hermes blows it all away to ashes. Perhaps the perfect companion to the Daniel J T-shirts, UNICEF designer shirts, and the
The Hermes store in Madison Avenue in New York has a policy of not letting anyone take photographs within their stores, of any of the items displayed. But a smart blogger managed to sneak in, to take the snap of the price tag attached to the T-shirt, which is actually a part of the range from Hermes, all sporting price tags between $60,000 and $100,000. In fact, the local taxes of more than $8,000 on top of this will ensure that the price touches the 6-figure barrier easily.
What makes it all sound even more ridiculous, is what else could actually be bought with that kind of money, which could perhaps have betterv benefits; A trip to South African forests, 9 Hermes bags, 25,000 Hanes T-shirts which one could wear over a lifetime, or even some decently tech loaded car. But for spend thrift fashionista, the black crocodile skin and price tag certainly has its charm.
Via: The Awl