Luxury store accused of insulting the poor after offering distressed trainers for sale at £450 a pair

Barney’s, a luxury department store in New York is getting plenty of stick for its latest fashion offering. A pre-distressed trainers called Golden Goose, “styled with duct tape” for $585. The move has drawn the ire of some twitter users who think they are being rude to poor people who really have to make do with such shoes. See anything wrong with it?  See the tweets after the cut.










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