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Today in mass market dumbassery: Skechers, mall purveyors of chunky-soled sneakers, has co-opted independent shoe label Toms' business model—and its style. Skechers has just launched a line of shoes called Bobs—a canvas style nearly identical to Toms' signature alpargata style—and Skechers says that for every pair purchased, two will be donated to those in need. Toms has always donated one pair for every pair purchased to someone in need. "Skechers says its line is different because it’s giving away two pairs of shoes for every pair sold," says Fashionista. Well, then. [Fashionista]