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Those retro Skechers from your childhood are making a weird comeback

What are thooooooose.

IF YOU GREW up in Ireland in the noughties, chances are you had a pair of these runners.

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The Skechers D’Lites were a must-have back in 2001, especially the holographic ones.

Sure didn’t Britney Spears even wear them!

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Well, if you still have your old pairs, prepare to drag them out of hiding.

Retro Skechers are BACK, and fashion bloggers are going hard on them

Me and my (future) car ⭐️

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They’re almost as baffling as the Balenciaga messes from a few months ago.

💕🔫 厭世少女vs變身傘

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How is this happening?

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Who let this happen?

Well, Skechers themselves claim a ‘revival’ is happening.

They’re currently for sale in Ireland with prices ranging from €36 to €90. Would you be well?

Fashionista advises that you pair them with:

Oversize overalls, denim everything, velour tracksuits and even a fanny pack thrown in the mix are being styled with the right amount of irony and an air of je ne sais quoi that is causing a break in the quietness.

Quite the vision. This is the world we live in now.

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