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Clown Chic Shoes

The Cole Haan Handpainted Collection are Colored in an 11-Step Process

— August 19, 2011 — Fashion
The school season is almost upon us and that means chic and sophisticated outfits are in store (at least, for those who want to channel their inner 'Gossip Girl' persona) and the Cole Haan Handpainted Collection offers the perfect footwear for strutting down the halls of these educational institutions. A series of oxford footwear for both men and women, they feature premium leather material as well as careful, handcrafted detailing that will set them apart from other typical dress shoes.

In fact, the Cole Haan Handpainted Collection were hand-painted in an intensive 11-step process, giving their signature saddle Oxfords a color-blocked makeover. Both the women (Stephanie Air Oxord Pump) and men (Air Colton Saddle Oxford) versions boast Nike Air technology, ensuring that feet will stay comfortable during those long days in class.
Trend Themes
1. Handpainted Footwear - Handpainted footwear offers a unique and customized aesthetic to traditional dress shoes, presenting an opportunity for personalized fashion in the footwear industry.
2. Color-blocked Design - Color-blocked design in dress shoes provides a modern and eye-catching look, creating an opportunity for innovative shoe designs in the fashion industry.
3. Nike Air Technology - Incorporating Nike Air technology in dress shoes combines style and comfort, opening up possibilities for integrating performance features into traditional footwear.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - The fashion industry can tap into the trend of handpainted and color-blocked footwear to offer unique and customized options to consumers.
2. Footwear - The footwear industry can leverage the trend of incorporating Nike Air technology in dress shoes to provide comfortable and stylish options for customers.
3. Education - The education industry can explore partnerships with fashion brands to offer specialized footwear collections for school-going students, combining style and comfort for long days in class.
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