Fyre Festival merchandise originally intended to be sold at the fraudulent festival went up for auction Thursday.
The goods were seized from Billy McFarland, architect of the festival, who is now in jail after being found guilty of fraud that culminated in $26 million in losses.
Highlights of the collection include sweatshirts with $100 price tags and a souvenir token branded with the phrase, “a conspiracy to change the entertainment world.”
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Hype beasts with a keen sense of irony, look no further. Today’s hottest drop: confiscated Fyre Festival merch.
From July 30 through August 13, you can bid on leisure-wear and tchotchkes meant to be sold at the greatest festival that never was. Highlights of the collection include sweatshirts with $100 price tags and a souvenir token branded with the phrase, “a conspiracy to change the entertainment world.”
Billy McFarland, the architect of Fyre Festival, had originally planned to sell the goods at Fyre Festival. Even after the event imploded and McFarland was arrested and charged with fraud, McFarland intended to sell the items while on pre-trial release, according to U.S. Marshal Ralph Sozio.
“The proceeds from the sale of these items, all traceable to McFarland’s $26 million fraud, will go toward the victims of his crimes,” said Sozio in a press release.
Check out the merchandise below.
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The bidding for this timeless ornamental coin starts at only $5.
It comes with a velvet box…
…and the all-too-appropriate reminder that Fyre Festival was “a conspiracy to change the entertainment world.”
Bring home the memories…
of being stranded in the Bahamas!
This adjustable baseball cap is perfect for shielding you from the suns rays.
Bids for this adjustable baseball cap start at $15.
And this sweatshirt is perfect for cold nights spent in a makeshift tent.
Bids for this sweatshirt start at $15.
Bids for this sweatshirt start at $20…
… a fraction of its original price of $125!
Ja Rule and Ashanti never got the chance to perform at the festival…
… but you could still commemorate the scheduled performance with this concert tee starting at $15.
And if you have a passion for yellow sweatpants…
there are enough for you…
Bids for a lot of 2 sweatpants begin at $45.
and the whole crew!
Bids for a lot of 3 sweatpants start at $65.
The auction began July 30.
Bids for a lot of 3 wristbands start at $15.
Bidding ends August 13.
View the rest of the merchandise for sale here.
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