Italian brand Gucci’s latest fashion item has been receiving flak on social media. This time, the brand has come up with a pair of Crocs-like perforated rubber sandals. They are, however, being sold for a whopping $420 (Rs 30,660) for men, and $470 (Rs 34,220) for women.
The sandals have been launched in three colours — white, lilac, and black for women, and red, green, or blue for men. The sandals, of course, come with the signature GG logo. The monogram appears as a cut-out motif atop the sandals.
not GUCCI CROCS 😩😩😩💀 make it stop pic.twitter.com/EaEJTXCGLR
— Natalie 🦇 (@disco_lem0nade) June 3, 2021
Here’s how netizens reacted:
so gucci made crocs..
— BRAT. (@iimanishanell) June 4, 2021
I get having fake gucci or fake jordans but if you got fake crocs bro there is no saving you
— Gee🪐 (@Gatoraiid) June 3, 2021
They think their brand is only for the rich….
— kavitha (@kavithaleeminho) June 6, 2021
I want those cute lil pink Gucci rubber sandals. I think they’re the only Gucci product I’ve ever liked.
— 🔥𝗔S̷𝗖𝗘🔥 (@baegeta) June 3, 2021
Those rubber Gucci sandals with the block heel are probably the ugliest shoe I’ve ever seen
— CHIRAQ VILLAIN (@dietcloak) May 28, 2021
Earlier, the brand was also criticised for selling an ivory white kurta-style kaftan with “floral embroidery and self-tile tassles” for over Rs 2 lakh. Desi netizens, of course, went berserk on seeing the price.