The coolest pair of shoes ever made are Clarks Wallabees. Here's why: they are the only thing in common between the Wu-Tang Clan and my grandfather. It shows you what's so great - so postmodern - about hip-hop culture: it takes one thing that belongs in one context and makes it work in such a different one. If the Wu-Tang Clan showed up at my grandfather's house, he'd probably be scared. But then he'd think, "Hey, I've got those shoes." Wallabees never go out of style - you always need to have a pair lying around.
Wu-Tang Wallabees, The Ugly Gorgeous Shoes For You.