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Move Over Primeknit – Balenciaga Gets a Knit Sneaker Too

Kindred spirits with Vetements’ Sock Ankle Boots.

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Move Over Primeknit – Balenciaga Gets a Knit Sneaker Too

Kindred spirits with Vetements’ Sock Ankle Boots.

This year belonged to the knit sneakers with Flyknit and Primeknit dominating the rotations — even gracing Vetements popular Sock Ankle Boots. It’s no wonder that Demna Gvasalia, designer behind Vetements and Balenciaga’s creative director, decided to put knit on sneakers.

The “Speed Trainer” is priced at $545 USD and gets a black knit sock upper with a textured white midsole. The Italian-made, shock-absorbing silhouette has the Balenciaga logo on the sock and an embossed logo on the midsole.

Available in Black/White pick up the women’s “Speed Trainer” online and in-store at Balenciaga.

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