• How much? £645 Adidas Stan Smith trainers fly off the shelves at Balenciaga

    3 days ago - By The Guardian

    ‘Worn out' shoes look as if they have been ‘flattened by 20-ton steamroller' and now sit on auction site at £2,500 They are stained, crushed and yellowing but Balenciaga's range of “worn-out” sneakers, launched in collaboration with Adidas this month, have sold out. This is despite an eye-watering price tag of almost £700. The brand-new shoes, described by one reviewer as “looking like they've been flattened by a 20-ton steamroller”, are no longer available on the Balenciaga website, and are being priced on one specialist sneaker auction site at £2,500.
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