These Sandals Act Like A Bodyguard For Your Fancy Kicks

These Sandals Act Like A Bodyguard For Your Fancy Kicks
Design

At Paris Men's Fashion Week, Sankuanz unveiled protective gear to keep your prized sneakers pristine

Andrew Conrad
  • 14 february 2018

Sneakerheads have all been there. You finally secure the killer kicks you’ve been hunting for months and can’t wait to show them off on the town. But then you have to walk around on napkins all night to keep them pristine. Chinese fashion-brand Sankuanz believes it has found the solution: oversized, protective sandals for your sneakers.

Shoes, even fancy ones, are meant to be worn out in public, not mounted in a closet only to be seen on social media. But leaving the carpeted sanctuary of your home puts your prized kicks in danger of grass stains and scuffs.

The shoe covers that Sankuanz unveiled during Paris Men’s Fashion Week in late January are meant to serve as a first line of defense against the imperfections of the outside world. Internet commenters have compared the sandals to everything from Jumpsoles to Nickelodeon Moon Shoes.

“It’s about figuring out what to do for your life, fighting for your life, and to figure out the physical obstacles and everything that may overwhelm you,” designer Shangguan Zhe said through a translator after the show in Paris, according to WWD.

With these protective sandals, at least those obstacles won’t leave scuff marks on your designer sneakers.

Sankuanz


Lead Image: Sankuanz via Instagram

Sneakerheads have all been there. You finally secure the killer kicks you’ve been hunting for months and can’t wait to show them off on the town. But then you have to walk around on napkins all night to keep them pristine. Chinese fashion-brand Sankuanz believes it has found the solution: oversized, protective sandals for your sneakers.

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