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Mary-Kate And Ashley Olsen Design $55k Backpack

Leah Harari |
December 12, 2012 | 2:47 a.m. PST

Staff Reporter

Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (Photo Credit- Pinterest)
Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen (Photo Credit- Pinterest)
In absurdly expensive and completely unnecessary celebrity-made items news, Mary-Kate and Ashley Olsen have created a $55k backpack for their upscale fashion line, The Row. It's clearly not a purchase for the masses. 

According to The Hollywood Reporter, only 12 of the black patent, Nile crocodile-skin accessories were made as a part of a limited-edition collaboration with artist Damien Hirst for Los Angeles's gallery-boutique Just One Eye. Expect extreme PETA backlash. Each bag features gold hardware accents and is decorated with either gold or multi-colored spots or an array of prescription pills.

A portion of all sales will benefit UNICEF. 

"We are longtime admirers of both Damien and The Row’s work, and our main focus here is to nurture work between artists working in different mediums,” said Just One Eye co-founder Paola Russo. 

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They're at it again! On the heels of their last super-pricey and PETA-hated $17k fur backpack, they've outdone themselves this time with a crocodile skin creation coming in at a ridiculous $55k.



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