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Tory Burch is elevating sporty style with a hint of luck through her latest shoe launch, the Good Luck trainers.
Burch’s new Good Luck style, released in her fall 2021 collection, features a lace-up silhouette accented with her signature “Double T” logo. The $278 sneakers prioritize comfort through elements like oversized soles, mesh linings, deep ankle scoops and an EVA-cushioned midsole with a structural wishbone for added support. Its nylon, leather and suede uppers also contain a range of palettes with versatile hues like black, beige and cream, plus fall-worthy tones like dark green, red and blue.
Indeed, the shoe itself stems from Burch’s own superstitions. The curved soles aren’t just embedded with wishbones for comfort — the symbol also serves as a sign of luck. In fact, the designer herself has incorporated superstitions into her everyday life through family traditions, as well as utilizing Feng shui techniques in her stores.
“My mother taught me to carry a red ribbon when I was very young, so everyone we love carried a red ribbon for good luck,” Burch told journalist Alina Cho during her The Atelier speaker series at the Metropolitan Museum of Art this week. “And it goes way beyond that. I always say to my stepdaughters, I don’t need one more thing!”
As the world re-enters live events and outings since last year’s pandemic struck, Burch is also reflecting on her design ethos. Specifically, the concept of dressing up without sacrificing comfort is “here to stay,” according to the CFDA Award-winning designer.
“It’s going to be a balance. I think a lot of people love sneakers, that’s not going away,” said Burch, while discussing fashion’s future in the COVID-19 pandemic.
You can watch Burch and Cho’s full discussion below, on The Met’s YouTube channel.
Click through the gallery to discover all the looks from Tory Burch’s Fall 2021 ready-to-wear collection.