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Fashion's Most Stylish Niece, Aila Wang, Dons Shower Slides

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Of all the confounding '90s trends that have returned this season, none are more puzzling than the shower slides and white socks combo. Crop tops? Okay. Overalls, understandable. But rubberized slip-ons are in an entirely different style class. As Fashionista writes, it's "not as unlikely a comeback as you might think," explaining that it's just a continuation of the comfortable athletic shoes trend.

It was clear that like every other resurrected Nineties look, shower slides would make their debut at NYFW eventually—but who would dare rock them? The answer, it turns out, is Alexander Wang's street-style-star niece, Aila Wang. Tiny Aila paired her boy's Jordan pre-school hydro II slides with short white socks, a black leather skirt, a graphic black-and-white tee and a big Balanciaga bag for her uncle's show last night. Both the skirt and the top appear to be custom Wang creations; he showed a similar shirt on the runway in adult size. An Alexander Wang kid's line would be adorable, no?

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· No Seriously: Adidas Shower Slides Are Having a Moment [Fashionista]