Nostalgic fashion: High-end brand Gucci creates a luxury version of rubber shoes, selling for over N200,000

  • Popular high-end fashion house, Gucci has released an interesting shoe collection reminiscent of the school’s popular rubber sandals
  • The fashion brand has created a deluxe version of the jelly sandals that were popular among 90s kids.
  • According to reports, the rubber sandals sell for over 200,000 naira and show no variation from the pairs worn in the 90s.

In 2021, rubber shoes have made a serious comeback in women’s fashion, signaling the growth of the retro 90s style trend.

Well, the demand for rubber shoes seems to be on the rise and fashion houses like Bottega Veneta and Balenciaga are on the hook.

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Joining that list is Gucci and one of their latest releases is all about nostalgia and more.

The fashion label took the rubber sandals that were popular with children in the 90s and early 2000s and created a line of luxury shoes.

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Constructed of semi-transparent rubber, the Gucci rubber sandals are available in a range of colors. An all-transparent, all-black pair, or a bolder green iteration are the options.

A pair of these sandals cost N203,595 ($490) according to shopping website, Matches Fashion.

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Social media users are buzzing with mixed reactions following Balenciaga’s latest campaign that puts destroyed shoes up for sale.

For the campaign for their new Parisian sneakers, the luxury fashion house released an exaggerated version of the distressed shoes.

Netizens reacted to a report suggesting the shoes are selling for a whopping N768,000, or around $1850.

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The Magnificent Jewels auction at the luxurious Hotel des Bergues in Geneva should attract big spenders who have a taste for the finer things in life and love a unique piece.

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