Katie Wright rounds up the season’s coolest kicks
‘Dad shoes’, ‘ugly shoes’, ‘turbo trainers’ — no one can seem to agree what to call this season’s biggest shoe trend.
Big it most certainly is — these kicks are characterised by their massive soles, thick uppers and the kind of weird Nineties patterns your dad is probably into (bless him).
But if they’re so ugly, why does everybody want to wear them?
As usual, it’s Instagram’s fault. Designer trainers like Louis Vuitton’s Archlights and Balenciaga’s Triple S (so called because they’ve got three soles) have been a huge hit with influencers who like nothing more than an attention-seeking accessory.
And the weird thing is, the more you look at these hefty trainers, the more