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Model: JAW

Key Features: A high-top upper hugs the ankle and is constructed from a combination of leather and nylon, with a zip closure down the front. The entire upper sits on a chunky, split midsole.

Release Date:  August 17

Price: 795€ (approx. $995 USD)

Buy: Givenchy stores and online

Editor’s Notes: This week Givenchy officially introduces its all-new JAW sneaker, a clear reference to the iconic cult movie of the same name from 1975 that terrorized beachgoers and forever gave great white sharks a bad rep. The shoe also accounts for artistic director Clare Waight Keller’s first urban sport sneaker for the house.

The name comes from the outsole’s design, as it resembles a jaw with teeth, which reminded designer Claire Waight Keller of the iconic movie JAWS from 1975.

Debuting in all-white or all-black, Givenchy’s JAW launches in stores and online August 17.

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