Josh Goodwin explains why the most unlikely of icons has led to him giving the plasticy clump of a shoe a second chance (but you can still forget ‘minimalist trainers’).

Quite noticeably changed in the editing process – mostly for the better, I’m sure, but I don’t know what “torrid-looking” means. Well, such is the plight of the journalist, and now I know how Giles Coren felt. Exactly how he felt.