What do you think about these ~ Adida sneakers or felony shoes?

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I was shocked and amazed when a friend sent me a press release about the new Adidas sneakers getting ready to drop this August.

To me, the sneakers look pretty much like the rest of the Adidas line, but they come with a chain and ankle bracelet on the back of the sneaker.  Only the additional feature is being called “handcuffs” in the tags.

The chain and ankle bracelet (or cuff, as it is called) are an orange color – a slighly different shade of prison garb.

I remember my Dad wanted everyone to be properly dressed in shoes, he used to call sneakers “felony shoes.”  Did Adidas hear him?


What do  you think?

Sneakers are important to teenage boys (speaking specfically of the ones I know).  They associate the sneaker with athletic performance and a general “cool factor.”

Sneakers are so cool that when we wrote the kid…

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Candi Sparks is a fully licensed financial professional and a Brooklyn mother of two. She works with private clients, business owners, the NYC Department of Education, faith based, non profit and community organizations on financial education and implementing financial strategies for success. Events are fun, interactive and solid financial information. Sparks Fly, financial literacy for YOU(th) Learn more so you can live more! toll free: 866.556.2432
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  1. candi sparks says:

    On June 20, 2012 German sports apparel maker Adidas withdrew its plans to sell the controversial shackles sneaker after the company generated significant criticism when advertising the shoe on its Facebook page.

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