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“Call them chunky, clunky, or plain old ugly,” Balenciaga’s Triple S Sneakers could be the most sought-after casual footwear of the season. On fashion runways and among the rich and famous who line them, intentionally unattractive sneakers are a fresh way to say, “Look at me.” At a glance, the Triple S could be an ’80s running shoe—one that’s been “salvaged from a thrift store and plopped atop a sole that’s two sizes too big.” But the first shipment sold out almost instantly in Manhattan, and the sneaker is selling at twice its $850 retail price on eBay. Gucci, Dior, and Prada are currently playing catch-up.
Source: The Wall Street Journal ■