Jay Z Is Charging Almost $3,000 for Boxing Shorts

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At long last, the Shawn Carter Collection hit shelves yesterday. While both Jay Z and Barneys are dealing with the fallout from the store's divisive racial profiling controversy, surely we can all come together about the offensiveness of these prices: $2,590 for embellished leather boxing shorts, $695 for the cashmere ski mask of my nightmares, and $58,000 for the Rick Owens-designed Mollino crocodile jacket. Aside from Buzz Bissinger, who on this great earth is going to pay that kind of money for novelty items?