People Are Allegedly Buying Dior's Hideous $1,100 Sneakers

As legend* has it, a mysterious hooded figure approached Karl Lagerfeld and Raf Simons before last season's couture shows and said, "Hey, did you hear about what the assorted lady-peasants are doing nowadays? They have this strange sort of shoe object — flat at the bottom, like a duck's foot, comprised of a slightly… » 7/31/14 6:40pm 7/31/14 6:40pm

Hideous Sneaker Made of Holes Latest Travesty from Crocs

These new running shoes from Crosskix are made with a foam composite material called ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) — also known as what makes a Croc a Croc. They're neon yellow, look like a useless Transformer, and appear to be so fucking flimsy, they might as well be made of banana fruit roll-ups. (At least then,… » 4/22/13 11:30pm 4/22/13 11:30pm

European Foot Locker Ad Is Fetish-y (And NSFW)

By now, we've all realized that it's the Europeans who get the very best television commercials. By best, I mean the most sex-filled, NSFW, would-never-pass-in-America kind of commercials. Given how common these racy commercials are abroad, this one from European Foot Locker shouldn't come as too much of a surprise.… » 10/12/11 3:20pm 10/12/11 3:20pm

The Secret To Selling Sneakers Lies Between A Lady's Legs


To be honest, we don't know what the hell the narrator is saying in this vintage Asics sneaker ad from Japan. And why the company used the spread legs of a young lady to sell its running shoes is beyond us. Is it because guys like the chase? Or are girls supposed to assume they can run from crotchwatchers faster?… » 2/20/08 2:40pm 2/20/08 2:40pm