Kanye West's New N80k Yeezy Sulfur Trainer Gets Backlash: "It Looks Like Failed Pastry"

Kanye West's New N80k Yeezy Sulfur Trainer Gets Backlash: "It Looks Like Failed Pastry"

  • Kanye West's Yeezy Sulfur shoe, which retails at around N80,849 a pair, launched in May but the brand asked for feedback on the unusual design this week
  • Many compared the yellow sneaker, which has a sock-like inner and a casing that looks like shark's teeth to foods like uncooked pastry and cold butter
  • The rapper founded the brand in 2006, and collaborated with Adidas on the shoe

Kanye West's latest footwear design has got many fashion fans talking.

Kanye West's Yeezy Sulfur shoe.
Kanye West's Yeezy Sulfur shoe gets backlash. Photo: Adidas/ Complex.com.
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The rapper's new Yeezy Sulfur 450 shoe, which retails at around N80,000 a pair, has seen many netizens compare the yellow trainer with failed sausage rolls, Italian pasta and foam banana sweets.

According to Daily Mail, British pastry brands Greggs and Ginsters have both chipped in with their views on Twitter of the fashion item, with Greggs suggesting a pair is 'two Sausage Rolls short of a multipack.

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Pasty giant Ginsters poked their own fun, calling the design, which is a collaboration between West's fashion company and Adidas, 'familiar'.

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Many were scathing of the design.

@DaleMeachen wrote:

"These are genuinely the worst footwear I have ever seen. You've released some horrid stuff but this takes the biscuit."

@cattzee3 penned:

"Is this art from cold butter?"

@soulboydaveybee added:

"You could be infringing Gregg’s cheese-and-onion pasty copyright."

Kanye West apologises for harassing Kim Kardashian on social media

Reality TV star Kim Kardashian has had her hands full with her estranged husband Kanye West. Over the past few days, the 44-year-old rapper took to Instagram to profess his love for his baby mama.

He even revealed that he still hopes they will get back together one day in a now-deleted post.

Following a series of Instagram posts where he attacked Kim's 28-year-old boyfriend Pete Davidson and made some appalling accusations, Kanye has taken time to reflect on his actions and has apologised to Kim.

In one screenshot shared to Instagram, a concerned Kim warned Kanye about his posts, saying that Pete may end up being in danger because of him.

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