Nostalgic Fashion: High-End Brand Gucci Creates Luxury Version of Rubber Shoes, Selling For Over N200k

Nostalgic Fashion: High-End Brand Gucci Creates Luxury Version of Rubber Shoes, Selling For Over N200k

  • Popular high-end fashion house, Gucci has released an interesting shoe collection reminiscent of the popular school rubber sandals
  • The fashion brand has created a luxury version of the jelly sandals which were popular among kids of the 90s era
  • According to reports, the rubber sandals are selling for over N200k and have no variation from the pairs worn in the 90s

In the year 2021, rubber shoes made a serious comeback in womenswear signalling the growth of the retro style trend from the 90s.

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

Photo of Gucci sandals.
The shoes are selling for over N200k. Credit: Gucci
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Joining that list is Gucci and one of their latest releases is everything nostalgic and more.

The fashion brand has taken the rubber sandals that were popular among kids in the 90s and early 2000s and created a luxury line of footwear.

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Built in semi-transparent rubber, the Gucci rubber sandals come in a range of colours. A fully transparent pair, all-black, or a bolder green iteration are the options.

A pair of these sandals is going for a whopping 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 which features destroyed shoes going on sale.

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

Internet users have reacted to a report suggesting the shoes are selling for a whopping N768,000 which is about $1850.

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