These shoes are made for munchin’.
Introducing the “lettuce slide,” a crunchy riff on the ever-present Adidas sport sandals from vegan footwear model Rombaut. The garden-variety wonders dispense with the traditional striped band and as a substitute keep on wearers’ toes with what seem like crisp leaves of Boston bibb. Yum?
You’ll want loads of inexperienced to get a pair: The limited-edition rubber kicks are going for $122 — sufficient to make many individuals choke on their salads.
It might assist to know that the vegetal slides aren’t merely shoes; they are objets d’artwork, in accordance with Vogue.
Seems the idea was impressed by a collection of vegetable shoe sculptures by Rombaut designer Mats Rombaut, together with, writes Vogue, one with a “turnip heel, a sliced-carrot ankle strap and an orange as a platform.”
The Bella Hadid-approved cobbler tells the journal, “I at all times needed to make them actual so you might truly put on them.”
In the event you don’t nab one of many 50 obtainable pairs on the model’s web site, don’t lament: With Paris Style Week nonetheless in swing, Rombaut launched a purple cabbage model on the metropolis’s Dover Road Market Monday.
Why slay when you’ll be able to slaw, proper?