Please upgrade your browser for the best Refinery29 experience. Read more.

Saved! Access Favorites in your account profile. Removed from my favorites

Rodarte Makes The Most Expensive Socks In The World

Rodarte isn't exactly your go-to label for affordable basics, but we can get justifying their hefty price-tags if you're looking for a stand-out piece (mmm, specifically that blue Ming-style dress from spring '11!). But, their latest offering may just be a case of the emperor's new clothes—a pair of hand-crocheted socks that go for $500 at Opening Ceremony, which the New York Post dubbed the "most expensive socks in the world" (probably a slight hyperbole). The socks, while hand-crocheted and made of mohair and alpaca, cannot be washed ("spot clean only"), and are so hole-y they probably can only be worn once or twice. We know there's a fall sock craze in the air right now, and we're firmly behind it, but when it comes to spending a huge chunk of our rent money on fashion, we'll take the PS1 bag please. Check out the Post's video to see the Average Joe's reaction—our sentiments exactly:
Photo via New York Post.