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CHUNKY SHOES FALL OUT OF STYLE

CHUNKY SHOES FALL OUT OF STYLE

By Suzanne Kapner, New York Post

Chunky Once favorites of the trend-setting urban crowd, chunky sneaker and boot makers are finding they are out of step with today’s sleeker fashions.

Among the brands that are suffering the most are Nike’s popular Air Force 1 sneakers and Timberland’s yellow work boots. The thick-soled styles were once part of the urban uniform, paired with baggy, low-slung jeans and even rapped about in songs by Nelly and A Tribe Called Quest.

"The big, heavy look is out of fashion," said Jerry Key, manager of Dr. Jays on 125th Street. "Today, the lighter the shoe looks, the better."

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