Rusty Trash Can

We have a new addition to our ongoing series about overpriced merchandise.

The Atlantic directs our attention to the "West Village Corrugated Can" which Anthropogie is currently selling for $99.95 (on sale from $148). Yes, it's a rusty trash can.

Anthropologie even offers cleaning instructions: "Wipe with dry cloth." I assume a wet cloth might further rust it, which wouldn't be good.

     Posted By: Alex - Mon Jan 18, 2016
     Category: Overpriced Merchandise

Can you spell 'Trash' without using the letter "arte povera"?
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 01/18/16 at 09:47 AM
You can sell anything to hipsters. They're the very definition of easy marks.
Posted by A Nonny Mouse on 01/18/16 at 09:58 AM
Oooohhh An artisanal rope handle, just what my trash needs......
Posted by AJfixit on 01/18/16 at 12:54 PM
I still have one of these. Slightly older, strip down model. It doesn't have the rope handle, just the plain old metal one. Mine does have the aftermarket drilled drainage holes in the bottom though.
Posted by GFinKS on 01/18/16 at 02:28 PM
Donald Trump may want one!
Posted by SqueezeRock on 01/18/16 at 06:04 PM
OOOOO is that the one Oscar lived in???
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 01/18/16 at 06:58 PM
...but it is "imported" and "handmade" according to the site so MUST be worth the price (wtf and an eyes roll on both those terms). Maybe "handmade" is referring to the improvised rope lid handle? And one of the three reviews gave it 4 of 5 stars!
Posted by wkj on 01/19/16 at 07:56 AM
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