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Updated 90s-Style Sneakers

The Asics Gel Kayano Trainer 21 Mixes Old and New Aesthetics

— May 15, 2021 — Fashion
The Asics Gel Kayano Trainer 21 sneakers are a balanced footwear style for wearers in search of a supportive yet stylish option to incorporate into their wardrobe that won't disappoint when it comes to comfort.

The sneakers are based on the original mono-sock design of the Gel-Kayano Trainer from the 90s, but have been paired with a pigskin nubuck upper section with perforated underlays. This gives the footwear style its distinct look to accommodate wearers with a penchant for retro sneaker styles.

The Asics Gel Kayano Trainer 21 sneakers are paired with gel cushioning on the heel and forefoot in order to make them as comfortable as possible when being worn casually or for more intensive sports.
Trend Themes
1. Retro-inspired Sneakers - Opportunity for brands to mix old and new aesthetics in their product designs.
2. Comfortable Sports Footwear - Opportunity for innovation in sneaker cushioning technology and materials.
3. Perforated Sneaker Designs - Opportunity for sneaker brands to experiment with perforated underlays and uppers.
Industry Implications
1. Sports Footwear - Asics and other sports footwear brands can continue to innovate in cushioning technology and design.
2. Fashion - Fashion brands can add retro-inspired sneakers to their collections, appealing to those with nostalgia for the 90s.
3. Perforation Technology - Companies can explore the use of perforated materials and underlays in different products, not just footwear.
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