Ego, the brand responsible for the stacked-sole shamozzle, claim to offer ‘must-have pieces straight from the catwalk.’ But really, it’s more like: ‘we saw something on the catwalk months ago and now here is a version of that thing we saw; we made it in our arts and crafts breakout room.’
But on the other hand, Elijah is a form of rebellion. It looks fake as all hell, so those who’ll wear it will surely do so as some kind of anti-trend trend statement. Is embracing unabashedly fake the next big thing in the soap opera of sneaker trends? Who knows. But we’ll be tuning in daily anyway.