Well, I guess I shouldn’t be too harsh, after all beauty is in the eye of the beholder. But still, objectively ugly but oh-so-cute sneakers are everything right now.
From the Balenciaga speed sneakers made even more famous by Cardi B’s line “I like those Balenciagas, the ones that look like socks” to the Gucci embellished ones – every respectable fashionista owns a pair of designer sneakers.
Here are some of my favorite sneakers at the moment:
Is it the urban culture influencing the ‘haute-couture’, is it the feminist move that says that we ladies also deserve some comfort? I’m not exactly sure, but I have to admit that I am digging it. The only thing that makes me slightly weary of investing in (more) sneakers is the possibility of them being a bad investment. Let’s be real, those Golden Gose already-dirty sneakers are hardly a classic shoe.
However, I am really glad to see a trend that is also comfortable, so here’s to hoping it will last forever.
Some of the more affordable dupes: