Designers often create 'distressed' apparel to make their products look worn or dirty which usually always accompany a larger price tag, but then there are these...
Neiman Marcus is offering the $1,425 Maison Margiela 'distressed' sneakers which give the appearance that they are deliberately torn, cut, scratched sliced and even stapled. Basically they look like they were destroyed by your cat and someone used your office stapler to repair.
Here are some of the selling points touted by Neiman Marcus' copywriters:
- Leather and textile upper
- Round toe
- Lace-up front with side lace guards
- Logo patch at tongue
- Padded collar
- Cushioned heel counter
- Rubber outsole
- Made in Italy