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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Oh. Hell. No.

“Own some hot kicks? Well, it’s about time some fancy footwear owns you! Perhaps that was the thought process behind Adidas’ unfortunate design for the new Jeremy Scott Roundhouse Mids, which come specially equipped with pastel-hued shackles that conspicuously resemble slave chains.”

(Source: Ego Trip)

This feels like some kind of fake parody from the Confederate States of America mockumentary. Not real, right?

I don’t know if it helps that I know that Adidas is a German company(?) Could it be a huge PR stunt? Is it the shoe equivalent of the Taco Bell hoax in the small Alaskan town? That was actually kinda funny. At least only slightly tragicomic at most. This is

My brain just exploded for real this time…

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