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Carbon Fiber-Inspired Bulbous Sneakers

Nike Introduces a New Tonal Air Zoom 95 Sneaker Model

— May 23, 2022 — Lifestyle
Nike introduces a new iteration of its iconic Air Zoom Flight 95 sneaker model for the season with a teal colorway to join the roster. The sneaker has a crisp white base foundation with details of black and blue throughout the paneling construction for a touch of contrast.

The Swoosh emblem on the side of the sneaker is adorned in a teal hue to brighten up the look. In terms of the construction of the shoe, it has a blend of leather, mesh, and nubuck throughout the entire silhouette. It is also detailed with overlaying accents that are made with inspiration from signature carbon fiber and sit on top of the midsole bug eyes for a bulbous look.

Image Credit: Nike
Trend Themes
1. Carbon Fiber-inspired Footwear - Opportunities for incorporating signature carbon fiber designs in various types of footwear.
2. Tonal Colorways in Sneaker Design - Creating monochromatic looks with subtle touches of contrasting colors in sneakers for a streamlined aesthetic.
3. Blending Materials in Sneaker Design - Exploring ways to use a combination of leather, mesh, and nubuck in sneaker construction for a unique design.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear - Incorporating carbon fiber-inspired designs, tonal colorways, and blended materials in the production of sneakers.
2. Fashion Design - Drawing inspiration from the carbon fiber texture and experimenting with tonal colorways in creating new clothing designs.
3. Sportswear - Exploring the use of carbon fiber-inspired designs and blended materials in the production of sportswear, specifically for athletes and outdoor enthusiasts.
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