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Sneaker-Inspired Slides

The Balenciaga Track Slides are a New Take on a Popular Footwear Style

— August 4, 2020 — Luxury
The Balenciaga Track Slides are a new casual footwear option from the brand that is inspired by the sneaker style of the same name that seeks to extend the laid-back aesthetic. The slides are characterized by a complex upper section that is inspired by the human anatomy and boasts a multi-paneled design across the entirety of the style. This is achieved with neoprene and rubber, while the sandals come in a triple black color option to enhance their demure style with varying textures of black material.

The Balenciaga Track Slides are priced at $650 and come as one of the latest casual footwear styles created by a high-fashion brand to help satisfy consumer interest in products that highlight a distinctly laid-back look.

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Trend Themes
1. Casual Footwear - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Create casual footwear styles that combine comfort and high-fashion aesthetics.
2. Multi-paneled Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Develop products with complex multi-paneled designs that draw inspiration from different sources, such as human anatomy.
3. Laid-back Aesthetic - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Design products that embody a relaxed and effortless style while still maintaining a high-fashion appeal.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Incorporate innovative materials and techniques into footwear manufacturing to create unique and eye-catching designs.
2. Fashion Design - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Experiment with unconventional styles and silhouettes to create fashion items that appeal to consumers seeking a blend of comfort and high-fashion.
3. Luxury Brands - Disruptive innovation opportunity: Expand the product offering to include casual footwear options that cater to the growing demand for laid-back luxury styles.
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