Filthy wealthy fashionistas are pumped for Gucci’s newest kicks.
Taking its identify from a basketball time period, the Italian home’s “Screener” sneakers — impressed by a classic sports activities fashion from the ’70s — are a purposely soiled fashion that have been “handled for a classic, distressed impact.”
Beat up Gucci nonetheless doesn’t come at a cut price, although.
One of the best a part of all? Gucci offers fairly particular cleansing directions for the actual soot you’re sure to get in your high-priced pair: “Clear when the shoe is dry, utilizing solely impartial or same-color merchandise to keep away from staining.”
It’s clear, nevertheless, that on a regular basis Twitizens aren’t shopping for it.
“Gucci is promoting soiled sneakers with scuff marks for practically $900 .. excuse me whereas I am going search for STUPID RICH within the dictionary,” says one critic.
“Gucci is promoting soiled sneakers for $1,100. Enjoyable hack: For $700 you can buy a pair of standard Gucci sneakers and get them dirrty your self,” writes a second.
”Gucci you’re classier then that,” proclaims one other.
This isn’t the primary time scuffed up sneaks are below fireplace. Italian streetwear label Golden Goose confronted backlash final 12 months after introducing an deliberately worn out low-top with a duct tape patch.
Haters stated they have been an insensitive glamorization of poverty.