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Model: Rhyton Web Print
Key Features: Via Gucci: “Designed with a thick sole and bulky construction, the Rhyton sneaker embodies the 90s influence pervading the Pre-Fall 2018 collection. Crafted in white and black leather, the shoe features a sporty play on the House Web.”
Release Date: Available now
Price: £670 // $820
Editor’s Notes: The Rhyton was Gucci’s entrant into the world of chunky sneakers and successfully challenged the likes of Balenciaga’s Triple S, evidenced by the fact that the kicks were often seen on influencers’ feet at various fashion week events upon their release.
Now, the “Made in Italy” sneaker has received a sporty update, featuring a bold, abstract take with the house logo on its side. The design change serves to keep things fresh and the silhouette firmly in the minds of consumers.
Much like the previous Rhyton sneakers, this update plays on the in-your-face trend that has led to oversized logos becoming one of the biggest sneaker trends last year.
Originally seen in the brand’s Pre-Fall 2018 collection, check out both colorways above and let us know your thoughts on the update and whether you’ll be copping in the comments.
In other sneaker news, Alexander McQueen has dropped a range of Air Max 1-inspired sneakers. View them here.
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