You can't expect all designers to be Tinker Hatfield; collaborators are also to blame for the style faux pas. But sometimes, it's apparent that brands can prevent a fashion disaster from happening right before their very eyes.
The sneakers below are fair examples:
Bape adidas Dame 4
The Japanese streetwear brand is known for its eccentric designs. Let's just hope that the camo and shark teeth don't get Lillard snubbed from the All-Star game.
Available in February 2018
'Gatorade' Air Jordan 6
What's up with these brightly colored AJs? Earlier this month, the GOAT's brand introduced a sports drink-themed Jordan 1, in full Blue (Bolt) sillhoutte.
Available on December 16
'Dance Cam Mom' Under Armour Curry 4 Low
Stephen Curry shot hoops in a new colorway of his signature shoe, which carries a pattern resembling 'Dance Cam Mom' Robin Schreiber's horrendous sweater.
'Semi Frozen Yellow' adidas Yeezy Boost 350 V2
Amid the Yeezy 500 hooplah, Kanye is debuting an exclusive, yellow (green?) Primeknit and Boost-reinforced unit, proof that he can fool aspiring hypebeasts.
Available on November 18