Phoebe Philo sports trainers as she takes a bow at the end of the Celine 2015 spring/summer show in Paris on September 28, 2014. Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty ImagesPhoebe Philo sports trainers as she takes a bow at the end of the Celine 2015 spring/summer show in Paris on September 28, 2014. Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images
Phoebe Philo sports trainers as she takes a bow at the end of the Celine 2015 spring/summer show in Paris on September 28, 2014. Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images

Forget heels, white trainers were the shoe of the decade, going from scruffy to stylish

Fashion designer Phoebe Philo kicked off the trend in Adidas Stan Smiths in 2011, and nearly every big brand followed suit. But at what environmental cost?

Topic |   Fashion
Phoebe Philo sports trainers as she takes a bow at the end of the Celine 2015 spring/summer show in Paris on September 28, 2014. Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty ImagesPhoebe Philo sports trainers as she takes a bow at the end of the Celine 2015 spring/summer show in Paris on September 28, 2014. Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images
Phoebe Philo sports trainers as she takes a bow at the end of the Celine 2015 spring/summer show in Paris on September 28, 2014. Photo: Francois Guillot/AFP via Getty Images
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