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5 Rich Celebrity Minimalists

Even though New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg is a mega billionaire, he recently admitted that he only owns six pairs of shoes. He joked, “A story emerged recently that shocked many in your industry, leaving them confused, perplexed, maybe even a little bit hurt. I’m talking about the stunning revelation in the September 20th edition of the New York Post, that I, Michael R. Bloomberg, 108th Mayor of the City of New York, may not have purchased a new pair of work shoes in 10 years … I probably have half a dozen pairs, but it is true. I probably only wear one black and one brown and that’s about it.” Bloomberg said he was embarrassed about this, since Kenneth Cole is a close friend. I’m not sure how many shoes a man is supposed to own, but I suppose that billionaires are supposed to throw shoes out like they’re disposable contacts? [People Style Watch]

In celebration of cutting down on consumption, we’ve rounded up some minimalist celebs who don’t need much to get by. Keep reading »

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