DENVER — Some retailers have just stocked up on a new pair of sneakers that look worn – and it’s going to cost you $530 if you’re interested.
The “Superstar Taped Sneaker” stitched together by Golden Goose is described as “Crumply, hold-it-all-together tape details a distressed leather sneaker in a retro low profile with a signature sidewall star and a grungy rubber cupsole.”
The aged and taped shoes have caused backlash on social media for mocking poverty.
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These new trainers are causing quite a stir today in the press for fetishising the poor. Personally I think they’re hideous, but I’m once again questioning whether there really is no such thing as bad publicity (unless you are Gerald Ratner 🤭). A lot of people who hadn’t heard of this high end trainer brand now will have! Would anyone here pay £400 for these? . . #trainers #goldengoose #tapetrainers #fashionfeet #mythoughts #uglyfootwear #fashionblogger
The new fashion is wearing worn out looking shoes that include taped one that costs a bomb from $530 to $1340.
Glorifying poverty or making a mockery of poverty, can't decide. #fashionstyle #GoldenGoose pic.twitter.com/k8mxvchw4n
— Kumar Manish (@kumarmanish9) September 20, 2018
Golden Goose made a pair of sneakers almost identical to it’s latest release back in 2016.