Blog: Leonie BarrieCroccy horrors

Leonie Barrie | 14 March 2007

Sportswear giant Nike has ended up red-faced after launching a high-price, special edition training shoe to mark the 25th anniversary of its Air Force 1 range. The trainers are on sale at the company's flagship stores around the world, cost GBP1,400 (US$2707) and are made from crocodile skin with 18-carat gold lace tags. Not surprisingly, the ‘croccy horrors’ have led to fury among animal rights groups who describe them as "a horrific and objectionable way of making money."

Croccy Horror Shoe!


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