It-Boys Are In Love With This Stealth-Wealth Shoe
The Adidas Gazelle has been a go-to for those who are fashion-forward and culturally aware. First released in 1968, the shoe has become a Vogue office favorite for on-the-go days, and has been seen on celebrities such as Harry Styles, Giselle Bunchden, Mick Jagger, and Kate Moss. Recently, the Gucci x Adidas Gazelle has been spotted on the feet of Hollywood It-boys, leading to the question: Will the Adidas x Gazelle be the shoe of the summer?
The collaboration between the two brands is rooted in versatility. Jacob Elordi recently wore a green pair with calf-length socks, four-inch inseam shorts, and a faded sweatshirt, accessorized with a Bottega Veneta Andiamo Bag. The Adidas x Gucci shoes offer a subtle hint of wealth, as they can be mistaken for a standard pair of Adidas.
In the age of Instagram, there are certain fashion trends that draw unprecedented levels of attention. Nowhere is this more true than with the new ‘stealth-wealth’ shoe trend. This luxury trainer, which came onto the market just a few years ago, has quickly become the new ‘it-boy’ must have item.
The stealth-wealth shoe is an understatedly stylish trainer which combines quality materials with sleek lines and a versatile design. The designs come in a range of prices, allowing those who are looking for an understatedly stylish look but don’t want to pay a high price for it.
The focus on quality control at production level ensures that despite the low prices, these shoes are hard wearing, durable and comfortable. Manufactured from suede or leather, they are available in a range of colors and styles, with details such as gold zips and designer tags giving them a distinguished edge.
The stealth-wealth shoe has become the staple item for ‘it-boys’ nationwide, who want to make a statement without appearing overly flashy. Paired with jeans and a t-shirt these shoes complete a statement street look, allowing the wearer to express themselves without compromising on comfort or style. It also provides an affordable way of getting that luxury feel, being expensive enough to feel valuable but still accessible.
The stealth-wealth shoe trend looks set to continue, and ‘it-boys’ are in love with this subtle yet sophisticated look.