Luxury fashion label Balenciaga is in the headlines on social media these days. But not because of their good fashion sense or any new collection, they are being trolled. The Balenciaga company has released its latest distressed shoe collection. This collection has been named ‘Paris Sneaker’ by the fashion brand. Which costs about 48 thousand rupees.
Luxury fashion brand Balenciaga has launched only 100 pairs of ‘Paris sneaker’ shoes in the market. 100 Pairs Limited Edition Totally Destroyed Sneakers. It has high-top sneakers, which look like torn old shoes. Worldwide, it can be ordered only online ‘.
The collection consists of 100 pairs of destroyed and worn-out trainers and is priced somewhere between $625 to $1850 (approx Rs.48K to Rs. 1.42 lakh in INR).
Everyone is surprised to know the price of these shoes. The fashion house was trolled by netizens after releasing the new line.
Seeing the design of these shoes on the Internet, people are saying that “these shoes look like they have been excavated from an ancient site or landfill”.
However, let us tell you that the company has told that the very destroyed demo of the sneakers is only for the campaign and not for sale. Still, the netizens are stunned to see this design.
One user wrote, ‘Rich people like to look poor but only for the sake of beauty. Another commented, ‘Whenever my grandma complains about my dirty shoes I tell her it’s fashion, now I confirm that.’
According to the brand, the new sneaker is “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 with distressed canvas and rough edges, affecting a pre-worn look.”
“A dedicated campaign shows the shoes extremely worn, marked up, and dirtied. These still life portraits, by photographer Leopold Duchemin, suggest that Paris Sneakers are meant to be worn for a lifetime. A limited edition of 100 pairs of these extra destroyed sneakers will be available on balenciaga.com in either black or white while supplies last,” it adds.