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Isabel Marant addressed the many sneaker wedges on the market that are all too familiar to her own original version. She told the Telegraph, "Everybody who has the wrong one looks quite bitchy, very vulgar, when mine are not at all." And the French designer chalks it up to the nature of fashion of the digital age: "As soon as you have an idea it's copied and you don't like it in a minute."
The good news? It pushes her to improve upon her old ideas, like the new sneaker wedge (See: Above). Marant explains, "I always think, 'OK, again another collection. Why new clothes, when we have so many, I know we don't need it. What is going to be the difference?' It's always rejection, love and hate. Then I [go through] a psychological healing. From that, the excitation comes again. I go, 'Yeah, that's a good idea, I must do it, I didn't do that properly before.'
· Isabel Marant: 'I Am My Own Muse' [Telegraph UK]
· Meet Isabel Marant's Freshly Updated Wedge Sneaker [Racked]