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Jewel-Studded Sneakers

These Christian Louboutin Crystal Sneakers Take Couture to the Streets

— October 7, 2010 — Fashion
This staple French luxury shoe designer takes style to the streets with these Christian Louboutin Crystal sneakers.

These glamorized high-tops come in two colors of black and beige. Matched with suede trimming and all-over embellished rhinestones, these kicks are sure to grab some attention. These Christian Louboutin Crystal sneakers will definitely add some extra bling for the sneaker-heads who want to shine.

Implications - With the economy slowly coming out of a recession, consumers are now enjoying the small luxuries in life. Jewel-studded sneakers are just one way for companies to infuse their products with a sense of opulence. Industries should consider how to give products a touch of splendor while maintaining practicality.
Trend Themes
1. Luxury Streetwear - As consumers enjoy small luxuries in life, there is a trend emerging for infusing streetwear with a sense of opulence, seen through jewel-studded sneakers.
2. Embellished Accessories - The desire for products with added bling, such as the rhinestone-covered Christian Louboutin sneakers, is driving a trend towards highly-embellished accessories that stand out from the crowd.
3. Fashion Meets Function - The combination of practicality with a touch of glamour in these crystal-studded sneakers presents an opportunity for the development of fashion-forward footwear that is both stylish and functional.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - The fashion industry can use the trend of luxury streetwear as an opportunity to develop products that highlight opulence while still being practical for everyday wear.
2. Footwear Industry - The growing trend of highly-embellished accessories highlights the opportunity for the footwear industry to create products that are visually striking and stand out from the crowd.
3. Luxury Goods Industry - The desire for small luxuries in life presents an opportunity for the luxury goods industry to create products that provide a sense of opulence, such as jewel-studded sneakers.
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