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Colorploitation

Men abandon classics in favor of colour to signal confidence in masculinity

Implications - Men are increasingly comfortable with their masculinity, no longer fearing bright colors or prints typically considered feminine. Moving past blacks and browns and into pinks and purples, more men are enjoying dressing flamboyantly and looking at fashion as a form of self-expression.
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Date Range:
Jun 09 — Sep 09
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Featured Examples

Handpainted Footwear
Handpainted Footwear
Joey Escobar's Kustom Kicks Bring Style With a Personalized Touch
Ever seen some great graffiti on a wall, and wondered to yourself what it would look like on a shoe? Well, wonder no longer, as Kustom Kicks lets you wear your art around town. The founder of Kustom Kicks,… MORE
Building Block Boots
Building Block Boots
Kickers Teams Up With LEGO for Colorful Children's Footwear
We’ve all made them and now we can wear them! Kickers is teaming up with LEGO for--you guessed it--a LEGO shoe. Don’t be confused, the shoe isn’t constructed out of LEGO blocks, but Kickers has developed… MORE
Footwear Bling
Footwear Bling
Sneaker Jewelry Gives Shoes Extra Shimmer
Designer Sabrina Dehoff created Sneaker Jewelry for girls that want to add that extra flair to their footwear. The collection is comprised of gold accessories and jeweled studs to adorn the lips, laces… MORE
TV Themed High Tops
TV Themed High Tops
Reebok's Pump Court Victory 2 Miami Vice Shoes Bring the Heat
Everything 80s is back style this season, and shoes are not immune to this trend. Reebok's Pump Court Victory 2 Miami Vice Shoes follow the trends set forth by the TV show they are named after. Using… MORE
4th of July Footwear
4th of July Footwear
Adidas Micropacers Celebrate '60 Years of Soles and Stripes'
Adidas is celebrating their birthday--and America’s birthday--with their ‘60 Years of Soles and Stripes’ Micropacer shoes. The Micropacers by Adidas do feature the red, white and blue, but with a healthy… MORE
Mash-Up Pattern Kicks
Mash-Up Pattern Kicks
Puma Suede 'Angler' Shoes are a Mix Up of Styles
These Puma Suede “Angler” shoes are sure to attract attention for those who dare to wear them. With the black toe, laces and upper, leopard pattern on the side, the Puma lines, a checked pattern on the… MORE
Pastel Men's Shoes
Pastel Men's Shoes
Visvim Brings Soft Hues For its Fall 2009 Collection
Pastel has long been the mainstay of nurseries and retirement homes. But this autumn, Japanese shoe company Visvim is putting pastel on the feet. Bringing these soft hues to their much coveted ‘Hockney’… MORE
Floral Male Footwear
Floral Male Footwear
Paul Smith Cervantes Flower Shoe for Men in Fall 2009
Sorry guys, but when I think of roses and pink I don’t think of you. However, it seems designer Paul Smith does, as he has created a floral Cervantes shoe for the men. The Cervantes shoe by Paul Smith… MORE

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