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Would you pay $ 160? A Spongebob collaboration T-shirt from a NYC designer has been slammed by fans of the cartoon who found the piece too expensive in limited numbers

A unisex Spongebob-themed T-shirt made by one of New York's & # 39; it girl & # 39; designers was slammed by Nickelodeon fans wondering how the garment could justify its $ 160 prize.

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The garment was made in & # 39; special collaboration & # 39; between Sandy Liang and Spongebob, in honor of the 20th anniversary of the animation series.

Fans of the cult-favorite underwater cartoon, however, quickly wondered who the target audience was & # 39; because they called for the cost of the recycled cotton T-shirt.

Would you pay $ 160? A Spongebob collaboration T-shirt from a NYC designer has been slammed by fans of the cartoon who found the piece too expensive in limited numbers

Would you pay $ 160? A Spongebob collaboration T-shirt from a NYC designer has been slammed by fans of the cartoon who found the piece too expensive in limited numbers

Collector's item: the image shows the popular characters of the show that wear designs from Sandy Liang

Collector's item: the image shows the popular characters of the show that wear designs from Sandy Liang

Collector's item: the image shows the popular characters of the show that wear designs from Sandy Liang

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The illustration shows the beloved characters from the long-running series – Sandy Cheeks, Patrick Star, Spongebob and Squidward – who wear the designer's signature fleeces and outerwear.

The piece – made in LA – attracted bewildered commentators when it was shared with the Nickelodeon Style Instagram account.

& # 39; Who is the target audience for this for $ 160 for a Spongebob T-shirt, & # 39; a user asked.

Another woman said she bought one, but soon changed her tune when she realized the price.

& # 39; Oh wow, never mind, lol, I didn't even view the site I derived. I was willing to pay $ 30, but not 160, & # 39; she said.

Downtown: The garment was photographed in the center of NYC, just like the rest of Sandy Liang's campaigns

Downtown: The garment was photographed in the center of NYC, just like the rest of Sandy Liang's campaigns

Downtown: The garment was photographed in the center of NYC, just like the rest of Sandy Liang's campaigns

Downtown: The garment was photographed in the center of NYC, just like the rest of Sandy Liang's campaigns

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Downtown: The garment was photographed in the center of NYC, just like the rest of Sandy Liang's campaigns

& # 39; Bruh $ 160, & # 39; another said – causing someone to respond, & Exactly. P ** seduced me when I saw that. & # 39;

& # 39; $ 160 for a t-shirt goodbye, & # 39; said one person, while another agreed, & # 39; 160 $ ​​?? For which & # 39 ;.

However, others consider the T-shirt to be a fair price – because the small size has sold out online less than a day after the debut on the site.

When Sandy shared it with her own 95,000 followers, she called it a & # 39; dream collaboration that came true & # 39 ;.

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She explained that she was inspired by her childhood when drawing the characters, she dressed in her classic designs & # 39; custom shearling & # 39; and & # 39; clarinet fleece & # 39 ;.

& # 39; P ** sed off & # 39 ;: The $ 160 price tag seemed to alienate Nickelodeon's fans, who responded to it in the comments

& # 39; P ** sed off & # 39 ;: The $ 160 price tag seemed to alienate Nickelodeon's fans, who responded to it in the comments

& # 39; P ** sed off & # 39 ;: The $ 160 price tag seemed to alienate Nickelodeon's fans, who responded to it in the comments

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Actresses Brie Larson and Eliza Scanlen (from the fame of Sharp Objects and Little Women) quickly indicated how much they wanted one.

& # 39; WHAT & # 39 ;, Oscar-winning Brie said, while Eliza responded & # 39; Omg !!!!!! & # 39; and tagged her sister.

Sandy approved by Vogue has found fans in Gigi and Bella Hadid, Kendall Jenner, Charlie XCX and Alison Brie.

Her outerwear – such as $ 525 fleeces in sorbets and curly sheepskins that sell up to $ 3,900 – put her on the map as an emerging designer.

Because the show celebrates 20 years in the air, Sandy & # 39; s collaboration is just one of many limited edition fashion projects.

Must-have: a few limited edition Spongebob & # 39; Best Day Ever & # 39; socks are designed as part of a collaboration with Candy Bar from Dylan
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Must-have: a few limited edition Spongebob & # 39; Best Day Ever & # 39; socks are designed as part of a collaboration with Candy Bar from Dylan

Must-have: a few limited edition Spongebob & # 39; Best Day Ever & # 39; socks are designed as part of a collaboration with Candy Bar from Dylan

These boots are made for walking: the collaboration between Spongebob x Timberland and the fans of the cartoon went fast at Nordstrom

These boots are made for walking: the collaboration between Spongebob x Timberland and the fans of the cartoon went fast at Nordstrom

These boots are made for walking: the collaboration between Spongebob x Timberland and the fans of the cartoon went fast at Nordstrom

Earlier this summer, Dylan & # 39; s Candy Bar, owned by daughter Ryl Lauren & # 39; s daughter Dylan, launched a limited edition of Spongebob-themed merchandise.

Affordable: Kohl & # 39; s $ 16.99 junior T-shirt with the Spongebob characters is made online

Affordable: Kohl & # 39; s $ 16.99 junior T-shirt with the Spongebob characters is made online

Affordable: Kohl & # 39; s $ 16.99 junior T-shirt with the Spongebob characters is made online

The capsule collection revolved around a water bottle, giant lollipop, a chocolate bar set and the & # 39; Best Day Ever & # 39; socks that were sold for $ 18.

Regarding T-shirts, a tie-dye Spongebob version was recently promoted at Kohl & # 39; s promoted on the Nickelodeon Style Instagram for the more affordable price of $ 16.99 – although sold out quickly.

But it was the Spongebob x Timberland collection that really seemed to fascinate fashion fans.

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The limited edition outerwear shoes will bring shoppers back to $ 220 – but they sold out quickly on the Nordstrom website.

The six-year-old son of actor Chris Pratt gave the boots a nod while he was being photographed while his famous father was wearing the black version.

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