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Tue Jun 19, 2012, 11:14 PM

Jeremy Scott’s Controversial ‘Shackle’ Sneakers Won’t Be Sold



Adidas issued an apology on their Facebook page yesterday after thousands of commenters excoriated a pair of sneakers they produced with designer Jeremy Scott. The shoes, titled the JS Roundhouse Mids, drew controversy because they featured bright yellow handcuffs — or, as some believed, "shackles" alluding to slavery — attached to the heels. The photo caption on Adidas's Facebook page stated, "Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?"


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PS. WHAT THE FUCK!?

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marybourg Jun 2012 #1
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Response to Neoma (Original post)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 12:26 AM

1. My first though was glorifying

criminals!

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Response to marybourg (Reply #1)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 12:33 AM

2. The return of the chain gangs!

Ugh.

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Response to Neoma (Reply #2)

Wed Jun 20, 2012, 12:40 AM

3. We have them here in AZ, striped

suits and all! They're "voluntary", though. Strange to see them, when you've known them only from cartoons all your life.

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