$120 plain white T-shirt designed by Kanye West sells out

July 17, 2013 11:20 am 0 comments Views: 596

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Poet Thomas Tusser famously said, “A fool and his money are soon parted.” But it took a $120 plain white T-shirt designed by Kanye West (with French design house A.P.C.) to prove just how many fools exist. Priced at roughly a gazillion times the cost of a regular white T-shirt, this Egyptian cotton “Hip Hop T-Shirt” bears no visible difference from a dollar-store tee. Other than the words “A.P.C. Kanye” silkscreened on the inner neckline, of course — letting only the wearer know how willing he is to throw money down the toilet. But despite the exorbitant price and simplistic design, the Kanye T-shirt sold out upon its debut, along with $265 jeans and $280 hoodies.

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