11 Everyday Items That Are Ridiculously Expensive

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You know what’s great about a $1 can of Coke? It’s one of the most egalitarian items you can buy because the Queen of England herself can’t buy a better can. The Coke you and I commoners drink is the exact same she drinks. Think about that for a minute, it’s rather a refreshing thought.
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Doorstop – $3500

While the rest of us commoners are using triangular wood blocks to keep our doors open, the rich are buying these concrete Aalto Doorstops for $3500 a piece. Oh, the reason it costs so much you ask? Because it’s made in the shape of the Alvar Aalto Savoy vase, then shattered to release it from its mold. That justifies it, don’t you think?
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Box Cutter – $95

Don’t know what to get the wealthy man in your life as a gift? I know it’s hard. I mean, what can you get them that they don’t already have, right? Well, how about a solid nickel and chrome plated box cutter by the ‘Another Notion of Possibility’ company. Weird name, I know. But this box cutter blurs the line between “art” and “stuff”, and is considered the Rolls Royce of box cutters.
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Toilet Paper – $20

You know what the problem with white toilet paper is? It doesn’t go with your yellow walls, blue walls, beige walls – whatever the color your walls are. You spend all that money to decorate your bathroom to fit your awfully pretentious tastes, and you go ahead and ruin the motif with stark white toilet paper. Well no more. Renova makes colored toilet paper for $20 a roll that not only goes with your decor, but also, won’t color your expensive ass.
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Balls Of Ice – $40

Did you know that those square ice cubes you’ve been using unevenly cool your drink, along with diluting it as well? If you find this 1st world problem unbearable, then there’s Glace Ice Balls made from pure Canadian spring water – all for the low low price of $40. Your toasts will never be the same after these.
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Bluetooth Headset – $50,000

So Apple just released their new AirPods, and the world can’t wait to get their paws on this next level lux ear pieces. But if you consider yourself above the masses, then don’t wait in line for AirPods, just go and get yourself a Diamond Encrusted Bluetooth Headset for only $50,000. We’re not sure if the sound quality is better than the AirPod. But when you’re this rich, it’s always style over substance.
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Instant Noodles – $43

Just because you’re rich, doesn’t mean you stop eating ramen. You just buy $43 ramen instead. Yes, Harrods Pot Noodle soup is the best tasting cup of soup money can buy. It comes in a hand-flocked gold plated leaf cup, and even includes a fork and table linen – just in case you need to eat it on the go, in style.
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Gold Plated Staples – $175

When it comes to paper, it’s really hard to trump the common man. After all, paper, is paper, is paper. But, what you staple the paper with is where you can really separate yourself from the pack. These Oooms gold-plated staples are made from 24karat gold, making all your documents worthy of a second read.
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Gold Light Switch – $250

What’s the point of going all out with gold staples, if you’re not going to get matching gold light switches too? Areaware makes these beautiful 24 gold karat plated light switches for just $250. That’s really not asking a lot. Well, unless you live in a 24 bedroom mansion. Then you’ve got some spending to do.
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Tennis Ball Can – $1500

There’s something about money that makes a man’s balls bigger. Drop a fortune in a man’s lap and instantly, he becomes more confident, daring, cocky even. So if you’ve got the balls – and you just so happen to enjoy tennis – then buy this sterling silver Tiffany tennis ball can for only $1,500.
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Skateboard – $8,250

No doubt, if you’re rich, your closet is stocked with Louis Vuitton. Louis after all is the robes of kings, queens, and blinged out rappers. You’ve got the suits, dresses, shirts, pants, shoes, definitely their bags – but now – you can get this Louis Vuitton skateboard for $8,250. Why? Because it’s Louis Vuitton, that’s why.
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Toilet Seat – $249

When you’ve made a load, sometimes, you’ve got to drop a load – if you catch our drift. Now that you’re rich, you no longer have to sit on the crappy porcelain throne. It’s time to upgrade to a fully carbon fiber toilet seat for $249. It’s so sturdy and solid, you can literally pass it down to the next 4 generations. Not that you’d want to, of course.
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