Comments: And the cardboard was made by 5-year olds in a Vietnamese sweatshop

They are obviously decoys placed by someone seeking to attract (and possibly capture) real sneakers.

Posted by Rick Blaine at January 25, 2004 12:38 AM

It could be a really eccentric advertisement for Big Fish. (For explanation, see Big Fish.)

Posted by Dan at January 25, 2004 12:54 PM

Extremely belated update: I saw another pair of these in Williamsburg a couple weeks ago.

Posted by Francis at April 19, 2004 02:42 PM