Converse get the ripped treatment – but WHY?

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The Fashion Police have already noted with horror the fact that EVERYTHING in fashion has to be ripped or laddered at the moment, whether it be a pair of jeans, a dress, or leggings. But now that trend has extended itself to shoes, with these classic Converse being the latest items to be subjected to the shredder. All I can really say to this is: WHY? OK, I’m not a sneaker fan, but Converse are pretty inoffensive, so why on earth would anyone want to do THIS to them? It doesn’t look “edgy” or alternative to me, it just looks a bit… well, odd.

What’s even more odd? Free People are charging $128 to those who want to buy these pre-ripped. For a much cheaper alternative, just take the scissors to an old pair…

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