The Destroyed Cotton Balmain T-Shirt

By Manolo the Shoeblogger

Balmain Destroyed Cotton T-Shirt, Exuberant Luxury Pricing.

Manolo says, $1624!! Ayyyyy! Who knew that Army surplus clothing could be so costly?

P.S. Many thanks to the Manolo’s internet friend Margot for alerting the Manolo to this.

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11 Responses to “The Destroyed Cotton Balmain T-Shirt”




  1. Bronwyn Says:

    Reminds me of the $300 shearer’s singlet (http://www.nznature.co.nz/product/merino-wool-vest-shearer-s-singlet) I saw in Plume (home of Nom*D, http://www.nomd.co.nz/ ) about 20 years ago. And it wasn’t even destroyed, just repurposed as outsize avant garde women’s fashion.




  2. Glinda Says:

    Balmain, doing the low crawl so you don’t have to.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1x0AaW_vU34




  3. LaLarson Says:

    $1600 for a ripped t-shirt? Really? $1600?

    What justifies this particular price point? I mean if people are willing to spend $1600, why not $2600? It’s certainly no less ridiculous a price. Why not $3600?




  4. Miss Janey Says:

    One must remember th effort that goes into tearing a t-shirt “just so”.




  5. Mary Says:

    $1,624 for a ratty old tshirt!?
    I could get a tshirt like that in my size from any short (for a guy), skinny mechanic on the East Coast–and I’m pretty sure he’d give the shirt to me for a cup of coffee and a smile.
    Not that I’d actually wear something that made me look like I was a total slob.




  6. jerry chen Says:

    You mean the shirt in the picture cost $1624??? are you sure ?i dont find any valueables in that shirt.it just look so dirty and damaged! why need to pay so much?




  7. Orora Says:

    In my neck of the woods, we have a word for that shirt:

    Rag.




  8. Lori Says:

    It looks like she needs to re-set her welding machine.




  9. andyshoes Says:

    Maybe if the $1624 included the trip to a tropical island to have my picture taken while wearing it….




  10. Vivian Says:

    What! That is crazy. That shirt should be $5 if not free. But I never did get into the pre-damaged clothing.













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