Thomson Reuters Foundation, the real price of sneakersA ‘talking’ sneakers, able to denounce the numbers of slavery still present in the world and often linked to the production of fashion.

Jun 07, 2018

08_sneakers_lowA pair of shoes has gone viral on the web thanks to the video of the youtuber and influencer Jacques Slade entitled “Unboxing: the real price of sneakers”. The initiative starts from the Thomson Reuters Foundation, which made the famous designer Dominic Chambrone, from Los Angeles, create a beautiful pair of ‘talking’ sneakers, able to denounce the numbers of slavery still present in the world and often linked to the production of fashion. Through details written on seams, tongues, insoles, soles, laces... the horror figures are showed: 40 million people held in slavery, 150 $ billions produced each year illegaly against the monthly cost of 90$ of a slave.

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