This is what being part of a cult looks like. But this time, the proverbial Kool-Aid everyone is drinking comes in the form of white T-shirts featuring black boxes with the word Supreme written inside, which are already going for close to $1,000 on eBay. That is some very expensive Kool-Aid.
Supreme's box logo T-shirts are already among the brand's most coveted items, but add onto that fact the brand is selling these exclusively — and knowing Supreme, probably for one time only — in Paris to celebrate the opening of its new store.
On the back, the T-shirt reads, "'Bounjour Madame'" with the opening date, 10-3-2016, underneath. Due to the exclusive and limited nature of the tees, listings on eBay have already sold for $850. Current auctions are asking $950, $851, and $659.
It's honestly a bit surprising that the T-shirts aren't going for more and that there aren't more of them listed on eBay. Maybe people are actually being precious about the T-shirts for a store opening that attracted names like Pharrell, Cam'ron, Rick Owens, Virgil Abloh, Ian Connor, and Stéphane Ashpool, founder of Parisian skatewear brand Pigalle. You can see the line outside the store here.
Or maybe the smart resellers are just holding onto the T-shirts waiting for the value to skyrocket even higher. Super rare 'Preme items, like its Sopranos-themed T-shirt, sell for over a grand — and that's when they even surface online.