R1 million sandals: Kylie Jenner is the new owner of limited-edition Hermès Birkin Birkenstocks

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The 23-year-old beauty mogul took to her Instagram story to show off the luxury black sandals, which were recycled from the material of old Hermes Birkin bags by Brooklyn startup MSCHF who are known for their viral products.

Alongside a photo of her sought-after sandals, Kylie wrote: "thanks @mschf (sic)".

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The New York Times has claimed that only ten pairs of the limited-edition footwear exist and are priced between $30k to $76k. The shoes are believed to be the most exclusive sandal ever made with their cork-and-rubber sole and a leather upper.

In a New York Times article,  Daniel Greenberg, MSCHF’s head of strategy is quoted as saying: “We’re just sort of fascinated with destroying expensive things and creating something new out of them."

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