Monday, 13 December 2010

Kenji Wu [吳克群] at Taipei concert in Rick Owens


gq.com / sina.com

artiste kenji wu [吳克群] held a concert in taiwan recently, and wore the rick owens spring summer 2010 sneakers, which is now considered a cult classic. i've been trying to find out what trousers he's wearing too, but the style seems very rick owens-like to me. despite the dubious looking armadillo leather sleeve, i thought he looked great for his concert.

it's all about the big guns isn't it.


rick owens sneakers / bornatdusk.com

the rick owens sneakers has been through several incarnations. i couldn't find the exact sneakers, but the above is a close match. i think it's less severe, definitely one i would choose. the sneakers are available online here.

what do you think of the extra long tongue of the sneakers?




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6 comments:

  1. well, the tongue makes it hard for me to like it. i have short legs so that kind of shoes don't look good on me. but i'm sure long-legged people can carry them.

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  2. actually, Rick shoes are not easy to wear. the sole is quite hard and the slightly slanting upwards design is not very comfy.

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  3. kenji's clothing is amazing. very medieval-esque and classy-looking!!
    rick owens is my favorite! he's very aspirational!

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  4. I'm more interested in those pants kenji is wearing!! omg so good!

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  5. I had that exact pair and I only wore them a few times. Incredibly uncomfortable and perhaps too strong a presence for me. Make sure you walk around a bit when you try them. The insole feels like concrete and the sneaker itself is very stiff. I sold them to a friend.

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  6. the pants remind me of current f/w Juun J.

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what's he wearing?