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McDonald’s Mocks Balenciaga Over Shoes That Look Like French Fry Cartons

“If we get 103,042 likes we release these for real.”

Fashion isn’t for everyone. And as it turns out, even by fashion’s standards, top brands are not for everyone as well. You need to have a certain something to pull some of the unconscionably hideous items off.

The iconic French fashion house Balenciaga has earned itself a name in the industry for brave fashion choices. But when the company debuted a pair of square-toed mules, they proved to be a bit too wacky for their fans – and many compared them to McDonald’s french fry cartons. It didn’t take long for the popular fast-food chain to take a shot at the luxury fashion brand’s pair of shoes.

The bright red shoes from Balenciaga’s fall ’18 collection went viral on social media, with a tweet that was shared over 50,000 times. Some users referred to them as the McBalenciagas or the McSlides. Now McDonald’s is roasting the slip-on style shoes.

In a photo posted on Instagram, McDonald’s Sweden appears to make fun of the Balenciaga shoe for their questionable fashion choice. They posted a picture of a person wearing a signature red french fry box like a shoe.

The Balenciaga shoes were originally priced at $530. Believe it or not, they are currently sold out, which is probably the reason why McDonald’s is thinking of making their own version and turning the carton shoes into reality.

The caption read:

“If we get 103,042 likes we release these for real.”

The account then added the hashtag #Trendsetter.

Considering the photo was posted two weeks ago and only has some 28,000 likes, it seems unlikely the threshold will be reached.

Meanwhile, this is not the first time that a high-end fashion brand has released statement pieces which spark associations. Balenciaga has previously launched a bag worth of $2,145 with a striking resemblance to IKEA’s iconic Frakta tote bag which, in fact, costs thousands of times less – only 99 cents.

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10 Tips In Taking Romantic Photos With Your Imaginary Girlfriend

#6 is pure dedication!

Are you tired and feeling annoyed being asked frequently about your love life? The curiosity would be even more irritating if you have nothing to share with them.

Being single can suck, and valentines don’t make it better. But Rain Yokohama found a way to dupe your friends into thinking that you have an active love life. Here are ten of his photography tips in taking romantic photos with your imaginary girlfriend.

1. Can’t take my eyes off you.

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Dad Uses Son To Scrape Snow Off His Car

“That’s how you clean a car off in the snow!”

Having to remove several inches of snow from your car before you head to work or leave to get errands done is one of the worst parts of winter. But one dad took a very different approach to get the task done quickly, efficiently, and most importantly, in the most fun way possible.

In the midst of the recent polar vortex, a resourceful dad found a new way to clear off the family sedan and entertain his son at the same time. A woman said her husband and son went outside to play in the snow in Monclova when she asked him if he could clean off their vehicles — so he did with the help of their son.

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13 High School Students Who Submitted Hilarious Yearbook Quotes

#10 was just being realistic.

One of the best parts about looking through a high school yearbook is seeing what all your classmates picked for their yearbook quotes. While most took it seriously and chose entries that would inspire their peers, some took a much different approach and chose humor.

High school yearbooks are not only meant for jocks and popular girls to brag about their dubious accomplishments but also for that quiet kid in your class to shine brightly with a hilarious quote. Here are 13 high school students who submitted hilarious yearbook quotes.

1. It’s not that important.

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