Jay Z's Barneys Collection Reportedly Raked In Over $1 Million, Thanks One Percenters

01/06/2014 01:44 pm ET | Updated Jan 23, 2014
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Remember that ridiculously over-priced fashion collaboration between Jay Z and Barneys that was underscored by racial discrimination lawsuits against the luxury retail store? Well, apparently it was a huge success.

A source close to Barneys told the New York Daily News that after tallying the profits, on the last day of the sale this past Friday, the total exceeded $1 million. We're pretty shocked they were able to raise that much money considering the line was packed with $1,000 cotton shirts, $700 python baseball caps and more absurdities.

Then again, all they really needed to do was sell 17 of those $58,000 Rick Owens crocodile jackets to hit the mark -- or any other combination of the products that were apparently only priced for the wealthiest one percent of the population.

But, the silver (er, platinum) lining for the rest of the 99 percent of the world is that 100 percent of the collection's proceeds are being donated to Jay Z's Shawn Carter Foundation, which helps underprivileged kids pay for a college education.

Here's a look at the Jay Z x Barney's collection in it's entirety. Wowzas!

Jay Z x Barneys "A New York Holiday" Collection

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