They say that imitation is the most sincere form of flattery, and these sneakers clearly borrow the concept of
. However, rather than making a complete bootleg, Japanese independent sneaker brand
tackled this project with the biggest name in the
. Naturally, this pair may garner a mixed response, but one can not possibly dislike the Hello Kitty soft toy stuck on the tongue. Dubbed the Mascot Fatima, these sneakers only come in ladies' sizes and are currently available for pre-order at
. Pre-order will finish on Wednesday, December 21st, and delivery will take place around mid-January 2012.