TE24 Life Style Desk:
DUBAI – Limited-release Adidas shoes created in a joint effort with the UAE’s well known Pakistani restaurant Ravi are being exchanged online for up to $12,000.
On Thursday, customers in the UAE lined at The Dubai Mall store to buy the new tennis shoes that are essential for a progression of shoes celebrating famous cafés in 11 urban communities around the world.
Buyers, who sat tight in line for a really long time before the shop opened its entryways at 10 a.m., immediately posted their $150 tennis shoes online to exchange them on retail applications and sites like Dubizzle and Facebook Marketplace.
While some were on offer for somewhere in the range of $250 and $1,090, one dealer was exchanging the restricted version shoes for $12,000 on Facebook Marketplace. In a post, the vender said: “New. Incredible. 44 years = AED44,000. Battle me assuming that you need, yet you can’t battle math,” alluding to the Ravi café being good to go for quite a long time.
The restaurant is one of the emirate’s most nostalgic joints which has long filled in as a famous feasting spot for both expat and Emirati foodies the same since it opened its entryways in 1978.
The straightforward outlet has likewise dished up Pakistani passage for a big name coffee shop or two, including US rapper Snoop Dogg and pop band One Republic.
In a contort on the Adidas Original Superstar, the exceptional version Superstar Ravi colorway references the Pakistani legacy of the proprietors and elements a custom sock liner with a hand-drawn map configuration implying the importance of the name Ravi, which is a waterway in northeastern Pakistan.
The heel tab marking incorporates the year Ravi opened close by the name in English and Arabic on one or the other shoe. The eatery’s proprietors hand-chose six dishes which have been added to the tongue of the shoes with English on one side and Arabic on the other — the café’s renowned chicken biriyani and karak chai got it done.
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