See the $1,425 'destroyed' sneakers now on sale at Neiman Marcus

Neiman Marcus has joined the trend of worn-out clothes with new high-top sneakers designed by Maison Margiela. Keri Lumm (@thekerilumm) has the story.

Need some new kicks to pair with Nordstrom's clear-knee mom jeans and mud-covered pants?

Look no further than Nieman Marcus, which is cashing in on the designer trend of pre-ripped and muddied apparel with $1,425 "destroyed" sneakers from Maison Margiela.

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The white and yellow shoes, available on Nieman Marcus' site, feature peeling and distressed leather uppers seemingly held together with staples, with laces that don't look very tie-able. It's nothing new for the luxury brand, which is known for avant-garde designs and over-the-top fashion shows. But the sneakers are the latest high-priced example of deconstructed apparel on department store shelves, a trend that reached new lows with Nordstrom's pre-muddied "Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans," retailing for $425.



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