Behold the First-Ever Louis Vuitton Skate Shoe!
As revealed via Clarke’s and Abloh’s Instagram accounts, plus full-page ads in Thrasher, this model bears resemblance to early-2000s skate shoes, but is trimmed down slightly for a modern take.
Equal parts premium skate shoe and swanky street sneaker, it’s so far a low-key debut in monochromatic grey, but monogram branding and orange accents add just a touch of neon nous. Lucien Clarke’s name appears in handwritten style on the lateral midfoot mudguard to confirm this sneaker’s signature status. It looks like there’ll be more colourways coming too, as Abloh’s Instagram post revealed a lighter grey pair with green accents.
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