It shouldn't come as any surprise that there have been numerous controversies involving sneakers over the years—look at anything hard enough and there's bound to be something someone finds offensive. But it hasn't just been that kind of controversy, as exemplified by the Jeremy Scott x adidas Originals "shackle shoe" fiasco. There have been awkward names and even more awkward signings, not to mention generally risky moves that seemed unlikely to succeed. Even prices have come under fire. Check out The 25 Most Controversial Things That Ever Happened In Sneakers, and feel free to add your own below.

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