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Zara Reportedly Ripped Off Kanye's Yeezys

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Here's something that Kanye could add to his song Facts that would actually be trueZara just completely ripped off his Yeezy 750 Boosts. The Shoe Game pointed out the knock-offs noting "the ridges on the sole to the shape of the shoe," before declaring "it's obvious."

This must be a real catch-22 for the rapper because he has praised Zara's business model and its ability to bring cool clothes to the masses in the past. "I don't agree with everything that H&M and Zara does, but one thing that's good is they were able to break that idea that creativity and things you want have to cost, like, a million dollars," he said in 2013.

In this case, Zara is taking 'Ye's pricey shoes — that have only gotten more expensive due to resellers and the shoe's scarcity — and reselling them to the masses. The shoes aren't currently available at Zara's online store.

Other retailers have already started to do this with a large majority of pieces from Kanye's full apparel collection.

Zara tubular boost 750s

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