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We're Obsessed with Mimiyuuuh's Designer Boots and Here's Why

Introduced 30 years ago, the Tabi has had a myriad of iterations.
We're Obsessed with Mimiyuuuh's Designer Boots and Here's Why
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Introduced 30 years ago, the Tabi has had a myriad of iterations.

Pretty much all you need to know is that YouTube sensation Mimiyuuuh (who's also, by the way, a Preview November 2019 cover star) is positively obsessed with these babies. Meet the Maison Margiela Tabi boots—yep, those distinctive, near-alien, splice-toed kicks do have a name. Knowledge is power.

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Mimi's chrome companions, perfect for intergalactic expeditions of every sort, were a lucky score—there was only one single, fated pair left in her size on Farfetch, she giddly told us at our shoot, so she couldn't help but tap "add to cart".

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GHuÖrl's got serious taste. Now, for a bit of context! According to the label's website, the Tabi was actually introduced at the house's very first show in Spring-Summer 1989. Do the math. That's a 30-year throwback.

Its official description reads: "The Tabi shoe takes inspiration from the traditional Japanese split-toe sock, bearing the same name. A "heritage classic" of the Maison, which perfectly captures its avant-garde and insubordinate spirit, this footwear piece has been revisited in different traditions throughout the history of the fashion house."

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Three decades of horse-hooved coolness have spurned a myriad of iterations, too! Scroll to see a coquettish satin high heel version, a pick in canvas sneaker form, Chinese style maven Fengfan's chic patent loafers, and Korean actress Suzy's uber-dainty ballet flat.

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And, speaking of the latter, have you seen Autumn-Winter 2019's glittery goodness?

We lowkey, like, need these. If you agree, sound off in the comments!

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