These ruined sneakers you see below from Balenciaga sell for $ 1850 . Luxury fashion house Balenciaga has recently unveiled a new campaign promoting a range of very old shoes . The shoes have gone viral on the net even for the dizzying price they are sold considering how ” extremely used ” they are .
According to the fashion house , 100 pairs of sneakers bearing the label ” extra ruined ” will sell for 1850 dollars . While other versions range from $ 495 to $ 625 , depending on the specific style .
Recall that the creator of Balenciaga is called Cristóbal Balenciaga . He was born in 1859 and died in 1972 . Cristobal learned to work by hand from his mother when he was 11 years old . At the age of 12 he trained as a tailor and stylist . Balenciaga was wealthy and had over 20 years of experience before opening his first boutique . Cristobal was so skilled that he quickly started not only creating clothes , but also pieces he made himself .