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The Worst Sneakers Of 2013 According To Jeff Staple

Founder and creator of Staple Design and Reed Space, Jeff Staple is a man whose credentials speak for themselves. Having put 15-plus years in the game, Jeff has gone from being a student at Parsons selling hand-silkscreened T-shirts to starting his own global design and consulting company. Staple is a brand that has not only become synonymous with design and aesthetics, but whose message represents the street culture and NYC lifestyle. Jeff Staple’s input has always been valued, and he’s worked on many collaborations, most notably one of Nike’s most coveted collab sneakers, the Nike SB Pigeon Dunk. With his respected opinion and point of view, Jeff Staple offers us his worst sneakers of 2013. Do you agree?

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    Lanvin F/W 13 "Lanvin tryin' to be 'street.' Stay in your lane."
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    Puma Ftr Trnmc Slipstream ZB Brown "All animals were sacrificed in order to make this shoe."
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    McQ Alexander McQueen Black Tartan High-Top "McQ must have got mixed up and thought they were supposed to get inspiration from Sketchers instead of the other way around."
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    Black Comme des Garcons x Nike Blazer Low Premium "Rei Kawakubo phones one in."
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    adidas x Raf Simons S/S 14 "Air Jordan 28 x Adidas x Raf Simons colab? Nice!"
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    Nike Free Flyknit "Ankle blood circulation...ridiculous toe spring. If you really sprint and/or run, these are useless. Maybe they're good for long walks on the beach."
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    24 Kilates x Saucony Shadow Original "Mar y MontaƱa" Pack "The logo; set in Arial Bold; couldn't be made any larger?"
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    Reebok ATV 19+ "'No it's not a tumor'! *Arnold voice*"
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    Nike Free Inneva Woven "A beautiful shoe it is. But a shoes that cuts your ankles is never good. NEVER. You hear me Margiela?!"
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    Supreme x Nike SB S/S 13 Tennis Classi "Am I not cool enough to understand the coolness of this?"
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    Air Jordan XX8 "The Google Glass of kicks. Yeah, innovation is good, but it might be good if people can actually rock your innovation."
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    Lil Wayne x Supra Chimera "Yeezy taught me."
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    Nike Dunk High AC "When your products start looking like the bootlegs, you need to re-evaluate."
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    Nike Vandal Clog "Didn't they learn from the Clogposite?"
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    adidas Springblade "Springblade looks like a slip and fall lawsuit just waiting to happen."
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    adidas x Rick Owens S/S 14 "Air Stay Puft Marshmallow Man. Yours for only $800."
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    Nike Air Force 1 CMFT "Penny Hardaway" "Nike managed to commit blasphemy on two classic shoes at the same exact time. #SMH"
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    Air Jordan XX8 SE "Bel Air" "The future is blight."
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    Stussy x Timberland "Is this a parody of a Jamel Shabazz throwback?"
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    Maison Martin Margiela x Converse "Two Words: BLOODY ANKLES. I don't care how good the design is. SHOES CANNOT MAKE YOUR FEET BLEED!!!! I still have scars from these."

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