If provocation is the main driving force in the fashion industry today, the “turbo” trainer is its latest shock tactic. Giving military footwear a streetstyle makeover is this season’s alleged It shoe. Complete with army-grade soles and rope for laces, the “turbo” trainer is apparently every bit as practical as it is fashionable… should we need to climb a mountain to get to work.
With their arguably desirable Terminator meets 1990s meets post-apocalyptic dystopian future aesthetic, these sneakers on steroids in all their globular glory have raised more than a few eyebrows - ours included. And so we ask, would you wear them?
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