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Cartoon-Inspired Skate Shoes

The DC x Adventure Time Collaboration Features Whimsical Designs

— October 27, 2016 — Fashion
Playing on the millennial love of nostalgia, the Cartoon Network has teamed up with DC shoes to launch the new 'DC x Adventure Time' collection. Featuring popular characters such as Jake, Finn and Princess Bubble Gum, the new collection is perfect for kids and adults with a soft spot for the ultra-popular cartoon.

The DC x Adventure Time collection consists of seven different shoes options, with four choices for kids, one for men and two for women. Each shoe features a whimsical print and original artwork created by DC designers, including popular phrases such as "HECK YEAH!" and images of the characters striking iconic poses. The shoes also come in both lace-up and slip on options so there is something for all Adventure Time fans to choose from.
Trend Themes
1. Nostalgic Collaboration - Opportunity for brands to partner with popular cartoons and tap into the millennial love for nostalgia.
2. Whimsical Designs - Innovative footwear designs featuring whimsical prints and character artwork that appeal to both kids and adults.
3. Character-inspired Fashion - Growing market for fashion items inspired by popular cartoon characters, creating opportunities for collaborations and licensed merchandise.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear - Footwear industry can explore partnerships with cartoon brands to create unique and nostalgic shoe collections.
2. Fashion Apparel - Opportunity for fashion brands to incorporate whimsical cartoon-inspired designs into their clothing lines, appealing to millennial consumers.
3. Entertainment Merchandise - Market for licensed merchandise can expand into the fashion industry by creating character-inspired apparel and accessories.
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