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As athletic wear, continues to inspire high fashion, the shuffle-about plastic or rubber slide has been lifted from the locker room to the runway, with exorbitant price tags to boot
Call it Slidesgate: On Aug. 19th, Kanye West attended rapper 2 Chainz’s wedding in Miami wearing a Louis Vuitton suit and a pair of scandalous pool sandals. The slides, you see, were at least a size too small. Paparazzi photos captured Mr. West’s pathetic, be-socked heels hanging, quite comically, off the backs of his $150 pillowy sandals like a hot dog poking out of its bun. Twitter critics piled on Mr. West for his failure to find a properly fitting shoe. (The slides came from his own brand, after all. How could it not outfit him correctly?) TMZ perhaps put it best, sniping that his shrimpy slip-ons “were waaaay 2 small.”...