DIOR SNEAKER HEELS: A FASHION FORWARD TAKE ON FITNESS

January 23, 2015 3:53 PM

Have you ever taken a look at your workout sneakers and thought, “These just aren’t red carpet ready enough”?  Have you ever looked at your flashiest heels and thought, “These just won’t do if I suddenly have to run a mile”?  If you answered “yes” to either one of these questions, then Dior has the solution for you. 

Creative director Raf Simons has combined the elegance of a luxury heel with the support of an athletic sneaker.  The results are aesthetically questionable, but undeniably striking. 

It’s not often in this sneaker-saturated fashion climate that we see a development in footwear that truly surprises us.  Some other labels have attempted this synthesis, but Dior’s effort seems to be the most relevant. 

 

 

WRITTEN BY: JASON GREENSPAN

PHOTO CREDIT: CHRISTIAN DIOR COUTURE 

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