- Balenciaga has unveiled its new distressed sneakers
- The tattered sneakers are retailing at a price of KSh 215K
- According to the fashion house, only 100 pairs of “extra destroyed” sneakers will be available to buy for KSh 215K ($1,850)
Luxury fashion house Balenciaga has unveiled its new distressed sneakers. The tattered sneakers are retailing at a price of KSh 215K
The images, shot by photographer Leopold Duchemin for the brand, of severely tattered, distressed shoes have gone viral following Monday’s launch of the couture brand’s new Paris sneaker.
Netizens took to the various microblogging platforms where they discussed the prices. The photos of the destroyed sneakers circulating on social media do not tell the whole story.
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Balenciaga Distressed Sneaker Price
The images are actually of exaggerated, limited-edition versions of the sneakers that the fashion house is selling.
According to the fashion house, only 100 pairs of “extra destroyed” sneakers will be available to buy for KSh 215K ($1,850).
The non-limited edition, and less roughed up versions, are being sold on the Balenciaga website for $495 and $625, depending on the specific style.
In a press release, the Paris-based brand said that the campaign photos show the shoes “extremely worn, marked up, and dirtied.”