Treads (footwear of the 70’s)

Treads… who could forget these?

Does anyone remember these shoes of the 70’s? The soles were made from a tyre tread & the tops were interwoven strips of suede. Kids loved them & parents hated them with a vengeance!! Perhaps it was the slovenly look which the older generation took exception to. They were quite heavy, so you did tend to drag your feet & they definitely gave you that “hippy” look!

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