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Kanye West Wants You To Pay $1,600 For A Sweater He Designed

Kanye West Wants You To Pay $1,600 For A Sweater He Designed

Less than a week ago, Kanye West visited Oxford University and gave a guest lecture. In what can only be described as the insane ramblings of a mad man, Kanye West did what Kanye West does best: make absolutely no sense. At one point he spoke about how America was racist even though we have a black president and Beyonce (I think he really just likes saying her name), at another he compared himself to Picasso, and then at another he said the following:

“Clothing should be like food. There should never be a $5000 sweater. You know what should cost $5000? A car should be $5000. And you know who should work on the car? The people that work on the $500,000 cars. All the best talent in the world needs to work for the people. And I am so fucking serious about this concept that I will stand in front of anyone and fight for it. Because I was 14 and middle class. I know what it felt like to not get what I have.”

I read that quote and was like…hmmm…maybe he’s not so insane after all. Except that immediately following it, he said that his own sweater cost $2,000. Yeah, okay. Still crazy. And in a delicious dose of irony, Kanye West’s new Adidas line’s prices were just revealed. And while there are no $5,000 sweaters, his clothing is certainly not cheap.

According to High Snobiety, Kanye’s new line features sweatshirts starting at around $400, sweaters for around $800 – $1,600, and outwear for between $1,700 – $3,800. Again, this coming from the man who thinks that designer wear should not be expensive — after all, cars should only cost $5,000. What a joke of a person.

[via High Snobiety]

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Catie Warren

From Rush To Rehab (@catie__warren) is a semi-fuctioning adult who has been celebrating her 21st birthday for the past three years. She attended college in the nation’s capital and to this day is angry that Pit Bull lied to her, as you cannot, in fact, party on The White House lawn. Prior to her success with TSM, Rehab was most famous for being featured in her hometown newspaper regarding her 5th grade Science Fair Project for which she did not place. In her spare time, she enjoys attributing famous historical quotes to Marilyn Monroe and getting in fights with thirteen year olds on twitter. Email: catie@grandex.co

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