Affliction Roughs Up Your New Shoes Before You Even Wear Them

By: Joanne Lam - Published: Jan 19, 2010 • References: afflictionclothingstore
We’ve heard of pre-shrunk clothing, and even distressed style garments, but Affliction’s pre-distressed shoes are still a relatively creative new concept. These sneakers, inspired by Chuck Taylors feature discolored and worn-out-like soles.

With these "new" kicks, there is no worry of wearing new shoes in the rain, or getting kicked in the heel from behind while walking (you know it happens). Any further distress could only accentuate the industrialized feel for these classic sneakers. Stats for Pre-Distressed Kicks Trending: Older & Mild
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