It’s official: the sneaker game is in thrall of the “ugly” look. Out has gone minimalist and clean, with bright colors, bold paneling and chunky soles now de rigueur. As a rule of thumb: the more outrageous, the better.
adidas’s Raf Simons designed Ozweego has become omnipresent in street style galleries, Vetements’ take on the Instapump Fury has been spotted on the feet of celebrities everywhere, while Balenciaga’s upcoming “Triple-S” promises to be one of the most talked about releases of the year. Never mind Kanye West, even Gucci is in on the act.
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