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Impact-Absorbing Stilettos

These Comfortable High Heels by Silvia Fado are Made for Walking

— July 18, 2014 — Fashion
London shoe designer Silvia Fado is making waves in the fashion world with her comfortable high heels that are specifically designed for walking. These innovative stilettos are a blessing to women around the world that suffer from foot pains from wearing heeled shoes on a day-to-day basis.

These comfortable heeled shoes are part of Fado's 'Kinetic Traces' shoe collection. Each pair of shoes features an innovative design made with materials to help cushion the impact of the wearer's steps. Things like hydraulic pistons, metallic springs and rubber balls are used in a variety of the high heel designs. The materials remain visible in each pair of shoe creating a stylishly industrial look. These comfortable stilettos are comfortable enough to wear everyday to work, parties and social events.
Trend Themes
1. Comfortable High Heels - The trend of designing comfortable high heels for women is disrupting the traditional high heel industry, giving opportunities for innovative designs and materials.
2. Innovative Shoe Materials - The trend of using innovative shoe materials to cushion the impact of high heels is enabling a new wave of comfort in the fashion industry and opening up new opportunities for materials testing and development.
3. Visible Industrial Materials - The trend of using visible industrial materials in high heel footwear is disrupting traditional shoe design and opening up opportunities for new, avant-garde fashion styles that merge industrial and chic elements.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - The fashion industry is being disrupted by the trend of designing comfortable high heels and using innovative materials, providing new opportunities for designers and retailers to capture consumers market share in a competitive industry.
2. Materials Science Industry - As the trend of developing innovative shoe materials continues, the materials science industry has the potential to expand its market share by developing new and superior impact-absorbing materials that can be used not only in footwear but also in other products such as sport or medical gear.
3. Shoe Manufacturing Industry - The trend of using visible industrial components in shoe manufacturing is creating an opportunity for innovative designers who can create a new, unique product to appeal to the niche segments of the market who value a more avant-garde style in footwear.
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