Katie Hillier and Luella Bartley presented their first collection for Marc by Marc Jacobs on Tuesday, and the designers were inspired by a whole hodgepodge of things, from BMX girls to Power Rangers to Japanese warriors. Another thing they seemed to be inspired by? The “Himalayan” sneakers, a popular item for seasons running from Camper’s collaboration with German-born designer Bernhard Willhelm.
A tipster sent us the above photo of the Camper sneakers, which have been in production for eight seasons and are widely known for their zig-zagged soles. If Hillier and Bartley were widely influenced by street culture for this collection, it makes perfect sense that they’d include at least one pair of sneakers. But are these a little too close to the Campers for comfort?