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Cronut king’s $348 sneakers include gourmet pancake mix

These $348 sneakers come with zero calorie croissants. Sneaker brand Koio partnered with “The World’s Best Pastry Chef,” Dominique Ansel on a pair of limited-edition Avalanche sneakers ($348). The Cronut creator drew inspiration from his baking when it came to his first fashion collab, with the design based on the essentials in his famed pastries. Ansel was excited to collaborate with Koio on the sneaker, recognizing the parallels of what he creates and creating sneakers. “In both instances we start off with the same materials or ingredients almost every time, but work to create magic through our design in the way those ingredients are measured and incorporated,” says Dominique Ansel. Dominique AnselKoio x Dominique AnselTh ...