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8 Items of Workout Gear Too Expensive to Get Dirty

Karl Lagerfeld Punching Bag for Louis Vuitton

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Karl Lagerfeld’s Punching Bag for Louis Vuitton comes with boxing gloves, a monogrammed mat, and its own trunk. It is reported to cost "about $175,000." Give or take a couple thousand.

Photo: Louis Vuitton

Dior Fusion Sneakers

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If your favorite running shoes and your Teva water tennies had a baby, the Dior "Fusion" sneakers would be the result. And you'd have the privilege of paying $1,100 to wear them. 

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Tory Burch for FitBit

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Get your glam (and fitness) on all over town with the gold-hinged flex tracker from Tory Burch and FitBit. Just be prepared to pony up $195 for all that bling. (Yes, you read that right.)

Photo: Tory Burch

Givenchy Stretch Knit Leggings

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Unless these black stretch knit leggings from Givenchy slim you down by 15 pounds, we're not sure what that $1,834 price tag is all about.


Phillip Lim I Love Nueva York Muscle Tank

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We all love New York, but paying $115 for this top, which essentially amounts to being a black tank-top, seems a little high.

Photo: Phillip Lim

Shourouk Wimblee Stretch Terry Wristband

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The description for these Shourouk Wimblee Swarovski-embellished stretch terry wristbands—designed in collaboration with 2013 Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli—states that they're "not just for the gym; wear yours to brighten up off-duty looks." That's a nice thought, but at $245 each, we don't know if we'd be able to wear them without breaking into a cold sweat at the thought of getting them dirty.

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Rick Owens Cashmere Track Pants

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These Rick Ownens cashmere pants feature a dropped crotch and relaxed drape and comes in at $1,570. What else you could do with that kind of cash? Pay one month's rent in NYC, go on a road trip across the U.S., make a down payment on a car, or literally fly round-trip to London. 


Monreal London Tennis Bag

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The flamingo pink color is bright and summery, but at $910, unless Maria Sharapova herself once used it, your money is better spent joining a tennis club. 



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