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Treads: the ’70s shoe worn by surfies and sharpies is back – ABC News

A uniquely Victorian sandal made from recycled tyres and suede, treads were the must-have fashion item of “slovenly” teens.

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Some of us look back on our teen fashion choices and hang our heads.
Others, like Rose Lowe and her friend Pixie, spend years hunting down a pattern to recreate the “outlandish” shoe that carried them beyond the confines of childhood and into the world. 
The shoe in question Treads  is believed to be a predominantly Victorian fashion statement. 
A hulking sandal constructed from recycled tyres, suede, glue and nails, it was adored by the cool kids of the 1970s.
Ms Lowe, who moderates the Treads …

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