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In another designer collab, Pierre Hardy will be doing a range of men's footwear for Gap (he's done women's for the chain), debuting at the end of August. Per The Moment: "The men’s shoe collection (Hardy’s first for the brand) will...feature a range of classic ’90s grunge footwear that wouldn’t look out of place on a vintage Perry Ellis runway. (That’s no coincidence: Patrick Robinson, Gap’s current designer, once held a post at Perry Ellis.) Pierre Hardy has done sneaker-inspired variations on the desert boot for his own line for a few seasons now, but at around $350, they’re almost twice the price of his Gap offerings." So, expect prices around the $175 range, like other creeping Gap prices. We wonder if, again, Gap won't put Pierre Hardy's name on the shoes. [The Moment]