Gold-tone logo stamp at outer side. Foam rubber midsole in off-white featuring multicolor graphics, smudging, and logo embossed at heel. The controversial kicks from 2016 were a tatty pair of dirty-pink shoes with dulled strips of silvery duct tape on both heel and toe, with seriously frayed laces that seemed seconds away from ripping apart - and each pair sold online and at Barneys New York cost a whopping $585. The internet was in an uproar over the shoes and many critics - both in the fashion industry and from anti-poverty movements - scored Golden Goose for its apparent mockery of the urban poor by making a tone-deaf fashion statement with its footwear. Round toe. Lace-up closure in grey. However, once I received my pair and held them in my hands, this negative disappeared after admiring the beautiful shape and design of the sneakers. Logo printed in blue at Golden Goose Deluxe Brand heel counter. Handcrafted high-top buffed calfskin and suede sneakers in white and grey. Smudging and distressing throughout. Padded collar. Hi-Star sneakers in leather with studded GGDB lettering. Perforated detailing at sides. Perforated detailing at sides. Super-Star sneakers in Golden Goose leather with mesh insert. The addition of elements of active wear defines the design of these Super-Star sneakers. Textile logo patch at padded tongue. Padded collar. Embossed rubber logo patch in silver-tone and zip closure at inner side. Terrycloth lining. Tonal leather pull-loop at heel collar. Tonal signature leather star applique at outer side. Gold-tone logo stamp at single outer side. Logo printed in black at silver-tone leather heel tab. They have shock absorbing technology that guarantees comfort step after step. As soon as I put this pair on for the first time, I could instantly feel how comfortable they were. Textured rubber midsole in white with gold-tone logo stamp at outer side. Perforated detailing at sides. At first I thought that was so dumb - why would you pay over $400 for a shoe that already looks dirty? But I actually LOVE that about them. Super-Star sneakers with blue glitter and yellow heel tab. Super-Star sneakers are a couple, a family, a group of friends. There are classics made to be a icon that will stand the test of time, and classics that are updated with a contemporary angle like these Super-Star sneakers. PURESTAR sneakers with glittery silver heel tab. After studying and researching the best technologies on the market, we decided to make the PURESTARs top performing, elevating the idea of everyday sneakers. However, there's a twist. Padded collar. Tonal signature star Golden Goose Purestar leather applique at outer sides. Super-Star is a couple, a family, a gang of friends.