Katie Wright rounds up the sea­son’s coolest kicks

Belfast Telegraph - Weekend - - INTERVIEW -

‘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

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