Hiking Opulence

Luxury brands reimagine sport sandals by converging styles and upscaling materials

Implications -Tapping into the persistent obsession with 1990's fashion motifs, upscale brands are designing new takes on sports sandals made from high-performance materials and that take inspiration from high-end sneakers. Seemingly a natural progression of fashion's recent dalliances in athletic footwear designed to endure specific activities, this shift speaks to the all-encompassing nature of nostalgia-driven dress and the new expectation that such pieces live up to the hardiness of their design inspirations.

Workshop Question - What 90's design motifs can you borrow from in order to entice nostalgia-minded consumers?
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