Hugo Boss is selling bathroom slippers for 8,990. Would you buy it?

Oct 19, 2022 12:05 PM IST

Hugo Boss is selling humble bathroom slippers at an exorbitant price and it has sparked chatter online.

Luxury brands often sell their products for whopping prices to attract attention. From Gucci selling kaftan kurtas for a whopping 2.56 lakh to Balenciaga selling a trash bag for 1.42 lakh, we have seen it all. And now there's the latest inclusion to it. It's Hugo Boss. The brand is selling humble blue-coloured flip-flop slippers for 8,990, that too after a discount of 54 percent. And one cannot easily differentiate between the bathroom slippers found in almost every desi household and the ones that Hugo Boss is selling. What is even more interesting is that the company is offering EMI on its product, which starts at 500 per month. The original price of the product is 19,500.

The bathroom slippers are listed on Hugo Boss for a whopping <span class='webrupee'>₹</span>8990.&nbsp;(Twitter/@itmedew)
The bathroom slippers are listed on Hugo Boss for a whopping 8990. (Twitter/@itmedew)

The buzz around humble bathroom slippers started when an individual who uses the handle @itmedew posted the screenshot on Twitter. And as expected, netizens came up with memes and jokes about the exorbitant price of the slippers.

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Netizens were quick enough to pull up their creative socks to react to the post.

Earlier, Amazon listed a humble plastic bucket found in almost every household for a whopping 25,999 after a discount of 28 per cent. Would you like to buy products sold by high-end fashion brands at exorbitant prices?

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    Arfa Javaid is a journalist working with the Hindustan Times' Delhi team. She covers trending topics, human interest stories, and viral content online.

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