Thong Jeans and Dirty Sneakers Hit the Runway at Tokyo Fashion Week

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A model walks the runway in thong jeans and dirty New Balance sneakers at Tokyo Fashion Week on Oct. 17.
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While it may seem that there are no fashion rules left to break, Thibaut seriously challenged expectations with daring thong jeans at Tokyo Fashion Week.

The pants — a more extreme version of  jeans that Kendall Jenner stepped out in last April — were styled with an oatmeal-colored long-sleeved bodysuit, gray sneakers and see-through glasses on the runway in Japan.

tokyo fashion week, thong jeans A model walks the runway in thong jeans at Tokyo Fashion Week on Oct. 17. Rex Shutterstock

The iconoclast jeans were paired with New Balance 993 sneakers, streaked with black on the toes to match the grungy look of the heavily distressed jeans.

New Balance, Thibaut A closer look at the dirty New Balance 993 sneakers paired with thong jeans at the Thibaut show. Rex Shutterstock

The jeans might lack practicality, but the sneakers are fully functional. All looks from the collection were styled with sneakers — besides a few models who came out in bare feet — and multiple brands made their way down the runway, including Nike and Adidas in addition to New Balance.

On top of  the daring jeans, the collection also boldly featured bras with giant holes cut through the middle, which were draped over long-sleeved shirts, as well as dramatically ruffled harem pants and lacy white capes.

thibaut, tokyo fashion week A look from Thibaut’s Tokyo Fashion Week show. Rex Shutterstock

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