Trendwatch: Fashion Designers Do Upscale Slides

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Slides (aka slip-on flip flops) are the new sneaker, as designers from Chloe to Prada jump on the high/low bandwagon, according to the New York Times blog. What started with purely functional Adidas rubber black and white shower shoes, has ended with designer versions embellished with metallics and fine skins—with price tags as high as $850. Have to ask. Are crocs  next?

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