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December 2, 2012

"Rich people are so hungry."


Damien Hirst and The Olsens launch a $55 000 backpack upon the rich and ready ”Available for purchase from 12/12/12.

Exclusive to Just One Eye and only one in a rare, limited edition of 12, this incredible piece features multiple small painted gold spots, specially created by Damien Hirst. This one-of-a-kind wearable art work features original art by Hirst, meticulously applied to front, back, and straps, of The Row’s beautifully crafted backpack, the centerpiece design of their 2012 collection. Using traditional techniques, this stunning backpack was crafted in Italy and made with specially sourced materials. Created of black patent leather Nile crocodile, the backpack’s many features include internal detachable handle, adjustable canvas straps, internal zip-fastening, slit pockets, and small gold-plated brass feet at base. Each backpack is fully lined in the highest quality leather and comes with metal mirror plate and case, as well as designer-stamped gold-plated brass hardware. Signed by Damien Hirst. ”

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The fool and his money are soon parted.

Posted by: Jewel at December 2, 2012 3:05 PM

Spots..heh. That's what we call pills, nowadays, huh?

Posted by: Jewel at December 2, 2012 3:08 PM

Yeah, the backpack appears to be decorated in pills. It is thoughtful on the part of the designers that it comes with a mirror. Can I assume that it also comes with a razor blade and a short straw to complete the ensemble?

Posted by: Grizzly at December 2, 2012 7:04 PM

K-Mart special: $39.95

Posted by: Alan Kellogg at December 3, 2012 10:32 AM

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