Is $6,800 a lot to spend on a skateboard? Yes if you're looking at it as mere transportation, but absolutely not as an über-cool cultural artifact and design icon-in-the-making that's bound to be worth a lot more someday.
Because this is no ordinary rig, but a bespoke Hermès board made by the famed French brand for a Fall/Winter 2017 capsule collection in extremely limited quantities.
Made of beech and maple wood it features one of the fashion house's most revered archival designs, known as Sangles en zigzag, created by Hermès designer Henri d’Origny.
Moda Operandi, the high-end online style hub that operates on an innovative trunk show model, is offering the rare piece in collaboration with Heritage Auctions. So if you want to add this to your collection, better catch some air....