How does one charge $395 for a bookmark? Purge yourself of all shame, stitch it from the flesh of baby cows, and call it an Ex-Libris page marker:
Hermes ParisNo more using a Taco Bell receipt for us anymore ... despite the fact that it's equally effective.
Similarly clad in the desiccated skin of prepubescent sheep, the $115 Carmencita page marker has the added bonus of resembling an anal plug inspired by My Little Pony fanfiction:
Hermes ParisWe suppose you could use it as both, but you'll want to scotch-guard your books before getting too adventurous.
Pricing includes not just fine leathers and woods, but also the description writers' best efforts. The Equilibre d'Hermes collection of office items boasts that "balance is expressed on several different levels ... in carefully measured proportions ... [that] harmonise in pure, elementary forms ... designed to appeal to the senses and mind." With such premium-quality puffery, it's no wonder that Hermes is selling this maple office waste basket for $7,650:
Hermes ParisWe suppose the hyper rich never have to throw away anything that leaks.