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This Justin Bieber Tapestry Is the Best Piece of Concert Merch

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Justin Bieber on stage at the Purpose tour
Yes, there is some on-stage rain action on the Purpose tour.
Photo: Jeff Kravitz/Getty Images

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Justin Bieber's Purpose tour merchandise has been a whole thing, what with the Calvin Klein zine and the Vetements-inspired tees (and sweatshirts and sweatpants) and the VFiles pop-up.

However, it is a criminally underreported fact that the best piece of merch is an $85 tapestry (maybe it's a blanket? who even knows) that is so artful, so at odds with everything else he’s selling and its heavy metal aesthetic, that it stands out like a weird, beautiful sore thumb.


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The tapestry (again, blanket?) is a woven rendering of the Purpose tour poster that is very Richard Phillips, with a DIY Memphis vibe. It's really good! Can't you just see it hanging in some fancy Tribeca loft as an is-this-ironic-or... art piece? Or thrown over an expensive, plush tufted couch as a winking accent?

Plus, it is one of the items sold inside but also outside of the tour venues in a special open-to-all tent, which means even if you can't get tickets to the show, you can still buy it and a bunch of other Bieber paraphernalia, which is absolutely brilliant and also psychotic. Drape yourself in Bieber today.