Sneakers For Breakfast | Salehe Bembury

Head Designer of Sneakers at Versace, Salehe Bembury created a sneaker that caused huge disruption throughout the sneaker industry this year with his Chain Reaction silhouette, which both cemented Versace’s place in the sneaker industry as well as Salehe’s prominant position within it.

With Takashi already being a big fan of the style, Salehe decided to create a special one-off version of it for the Sneakers For Breakfast event. Adding colourful sequins and signature artwork from Takashi to the upper, which all rested on top of the now infamous chain-link inspired tooling.

These understandably caused a stir at the event, and ended up raising $15,018.00 at auction (proceeds going to XQ America). You can see some beauty shots of the final shoes, below.


Mr. Bailey

Product Designer + Footwear Architect | Founder of @ConceptKicks |

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