For hi tops! Potentially the most potent Man Repeller of all. Certainly every time I’ve uttered the words “hi tops”, or clicked onto them online, my male counterpart has wrinkled his nose. When I ask “What? Do you not like them?” he replies, “I can’t even believe you like them.”
The threat of break ups not withstanding, I do love them – my poor tired feet are crying out for them. But I’m also very particular when it comes to my tastes in this decidedly masculine trend. See below, my holy grail, my ideal sneakers:
YSL - Nude Patent Malibu Sneakers, $545 at Ssense
Accordingly, I have told myself to wait for the inevitable high street version – nude, patent leather, comfortable.