$39,000 Olsen Twins Backpack Sells Out

Maureen O'Connor · 10/05/11 11:55AM

A $39,000 backpack from the Olsen twins' luxury fashion line The Row was "the first thing that sold off the shelf," according to Ashley. "During our last economic crisis in the U.S., the only thing that went up was Hermès." That's why she designed this mind-bogglingly expensive backpack, made exclusively from the skin of the mysterious fourth Olsen sister, who lives in a cage in their basement. You thought Elizabeth Olsen was the secret one? Hah.

Airlines Pledge Not to Charge for Carry-On Bags

Ravi Somaiya · 04/18/10 12:56PM

It is a sad day when this is something to be celebrated — but five airlines have pledged not to follow the lead of Spirit, who now demand $45 for use of their overhead bins. [AP]