Sneakers reached the limits of tasteful, sensible design in the late eighties. Since then sneakers have splintered into the cross trainer, the tennis shoe, the basketball shoe … all of which have been getting progressively uglier. Case in point: the Kobe two. It looks like a Cylon foot, the evil human extinguishing robots from Battlestar Galactica..

Tuesday’s Forecast: Yo, the metal guy has mad hoop skillz.