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Spanish fashion brand Balenciaga is selling ‘destroyed’ sneakers for $1,850

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Spanish fashion brand’s latest offering ‘a pair of distressed sneakers’ with a whopping price tag has left netizens scratching their heads.

Luxury fashion label Balenciaga recently introduced a limited edition line of ‘fully distressed’ shoes from their popular ‘Paris Sneakers’ collection, which comes with a hefty price tag, prompting snark from social media users.

The footwear is currently available for pre-orders, and costs $1850 (roughly equals Rs3.5 lacs), in contrast to the original non-distressed design retailing at $625.

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As per the brand, these pairs of shoes have been worn and dirtied on purpose. Balenciaga describes the offering as “a retooled classic design which interprets mid-century athleticism and timeless casual wear in black, white, or red, with a white rubber sole and toe. It is finished with distressed canvas and rough edges, affecting a pre-worn look.”

 

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