Balenciaga is selling ruined sneakers for €1.750

Fashion house Balenciaga has presented its 'latest' collection of sneakers. Or yes… as far as you can call them new. The sneakers seem to have lasted a well-filled festival season. For the special couple Paris sneakers do you have to € 1.750 (!) tap.Text: Patrick Stoffer
Image: BalenciagaWith cracks, holes and mud stains, the so-called Paris sneaker to have had its best days. This limited edition collection is descended from the original Paris sneaker, where only a few cracks and frayed edges are visible. Only 100 pieces of the 'completed' line will be sold to ensure exclusivity. In a press release, Balenciaga says that these are sneakers that can be worn for a lifetime. With this, the brand would respond to the criticism of the fashion industry and mass consumption of today.

Balenciaga is not exactly a brand that rides on current fashion trends and raises many eyebrows. The brand previously sold a plastic bag for € 990 and during the 2021 Met Gala, world star Kim Kardashian dressed in a black outfit that covered her from head to toe.Photo: Balenciaga