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Walk a Mile In Godzilla’s Shoes

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In slightly happier and less mean-spirited news, Puma released four pairs of shoes inspired by Toho’s greatest monsters, and have created some of the coolest damn sneakers I’ve ever seen. Clockwise from the upper left, that’s Terror King (Ghidorah), Moth King (Mothra), Lizoid King (Godzilla), and N/A (Mechagodzilla). There’s a King Kong shoe as well. All of these will be released in March at places where limited edition, incredibly expensive sneakers are sold, and I’m betting there will be very, very few of them. Thanks goodness I’m one of those slob nerds that wouldn’t know fashion if I was hit by a bus full of supermodels. However, if Puma had made a Jet Jaguar shoe… (Via /Film)

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