Athleisure Footwear

Hybridized footwear designs appeal to busy, multi-tasking Millennials

Implications - With consumers in search of practical footwear designs that apply the ergonomic function of modern athletic gear, brands are creating curious hybrids that combine style and comfortability. Proving that consumers are looking for versatile pieces that accommodate the unpredictability of their lifestyles, this progression also highlights the Millennial desire to invest in a single product of quality craftsmanship that is sure to last and that is well-suited to a variety of activities.
SCORE: 7.7
This Year and Hot Top 5 Examples: 14,492 Total Clicks Mar 16 - Jun 16
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Stylish Hybrid Footwear - UNEEK by Keen is a Cross Between a Sandal and a Trail Sneaker
SCORE: 9
This Year and V. Hot 1,500 Clicks Pub: Jun 1, 16
Stylish Hybrid Footwear
UNEEK by Keen is a Cross Between a Sandal and a Trail Sneaker
Summer is just around the corner and that means updating that wardrobe to take on all the season has to offer—that’s wear UNEEK by Keen comes into play. A hybrid footwear that is part... [More]
Fitted Sock Sneakers - The Skinners Athletic Socks are Designed to be Worn as Running Shoes
SCORE: 8.6
This Year and V. Hot 4,382 Clicks Pub: May 27, 16
Fitted Sock Sneakers
The Skinners Athletic Socks are Designed to be Worn as Running Shoes
The Skinner Athletic Sock sneakers are designed to provide consumers with a comfortable wearable option that is much more form-fitting and natural than the average running shoe. The socks are... [More]
Futuristic Sock Sneakers - The City Sock by Adidas Offers a Slip-on Fitted Wear
SCORE: 7.9
This Year and Hot 6,025 Clicks Pub: Mar 3, 16
Futuristic Sock Sneakers
The City Sock by Adidas Offers a Slip-on Fitted Wear
Adidas has unveiled an all-new sock sneaker hybrid shoe dubbed the City Sock that creatively combines both layers of footwear into one seamless and fitted silhouette. The sneakers are free of laces,... [More]
Boot-Inspired Sandals - The Sorel Footwear Spring Collection Puts a Spin on Classic Silhouettes
SCORE: 6.2
This Year and Hot 1,741 Clicks Pub: May 10, 16
Boot-Inspired Sandals
The Sorel Footwear Spring Collection Puts a Spin on Classic Silhouettes
The Sorel Footwear Spring 2016 collection takes some familiar silhouettes from its boot line in order to rethink its shoes for better weather. Stripping them down into much lighter and more feminine... [More]
Technicolor Sandal Sneakers - The Air Rift Line Opts for a Slip-On Design for Added Breathability
SCORE: 6
This Year and Warm 844 Clicks Pub: May 31, 16
Technicolor Sandal Sneakers
The Air Rift Line Opts for a Slip-On Design for Added Breathability
The Nike 2016 Summer Air Rift Collection features a hybrid sandal sneaker designed to let the wearer’s feet breathe better in hotter temperatures, while still maintaining the fit and athletic... [More]