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Trend Report: Ugly Shoes?!

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Whether you like it or not, the ugly shoe is having a major comeback. We’ve seen it on the streets, on the runway (think Prada), and we’ve even been reading about them from the perspective of major fashion editors. According to the universe, ugly has become the new black, and clunky is now the new slender.

Now, for those reminiscing on the good ol’ days of 90’s fashion, this bit of news is an absolute dream come true, especially if you never got rid of your 90’s staples in the first place. And as for those who are less keen on the idea of chunky sandals and jelly shoes, just remember the best part of it all: they’re comfortable! So sit back, relax, take a look at this some of the summer’s best frightfully ugly footwear, and try to keep an open mind. After all, if the shoe fits…

Chloe Sevigny for Opening Ceremony – Canvas Platform Sneakers ($265)

American Apparel – Juju Babe Jelly Sandals ($45)

Wasteland Jeffrey Campbell – Open-Up Oxford ($118)

Pixie Market – Back to the Future Wedges ($186) 

Steve Madden – Adoor ($99.95)


by Nikki Hess

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