The shoe that ushered in the ugly-sneaker craze might be cresting: sales of the ur-ugly shoe look flat.
Six months after its debut, Balenciaga's highly-anticipated Track sneaker has finally dropped. During the brand's fall/winter 2018 runway presentation last March, Balenciaga showed its first unisex presentation, the use of 3D body scanning for garment tailoring, and a brand-new sneaker silhouette — a sportier, more functional shoe that would render its infamous Triple S sneaker predecessor obsolete.
The Track sneaker "layers high-performance elements of hiking and running gear without becoming...
On Sunday, Demna Gvasalia presented his Spring/Summer 2019 collection for Balenciaga and Highsnobiety was there to get industry insider’s first reactions. The collection was a change for Gvasalia — in Balenciaga’s world streetwear is out and power dressing is in. In place of the sneakers and hoodies of previous seasons, the designer focused on tailoring, […]