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If Birkenstocks don’t quite float your boat, and you want to let people know you spend big dollars on your footwear, then head no further than www.adidas.com. Here you find the Kobe Adidas basketball shoe for $125. The Kobe is no ordinary shoe; Adidas approached the Audi car company to help design a shoe with the “philosophy used in developing a car.” Just imagine how proud automotive engineers must be. First, they made the world a better place with advanced cup-holder design and, now, shoe design. Supposedly, Kobe Bryant was in cahoots with the engineers as they brainstormed a way to make a shoe reflect both the look of the Audi TT Roadster and Kobe’s “refreshing sophistication and intelligent persona.”

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