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Affordable Animal-Print Designer Sandals

Saint Laurent Paris and Havaianas Unveil Zebra Flip Flops

— August 14, 2019 — Luxury
Luxury fashion house Saint Laurent Paris unveil a surprising collaborative project, offering an affordable pair of designer sandals for the season alongside Brazillian footwear expert Havaianas. The special flip-flop silhouette brings a sense of casual elements to a premium brand.

However, Havaianas is not unfamiliar with the luxury industry as it has worked with labels such as Simone Rocha and Manolo Blahnik in the past. The latest takes the staple footwear design and informs the rubber sole with an entire zebra print pattern held by a black thong to hold the foot secure. The collaborative Saint Laurent Paris x Havaianas zebra flip-flops are available for the price of $65 USD online at Saint Laurent and at the house's Paris and Los Angeles location.
Trend Themes
1. Affordable Designer Collaborations - Luxury brands collaborate with affordable brands to offer exclusive designer items at lower prices.
2. Casualizing Premium Brands - Luxury brands expand their offerings with casual and comfortable accessories to appeal to wider audiences.
3. Animal Print Accents - Animal print patterns continue to be a popular trend in fashion and footwear.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - Collaborations between luxury and affordable brands disrupt traditional pricing models in the fashion industry.
2. Footwear - Luxury brands expanding into casual and comfortable footwear disrupts traditional expectations of premium footwear.
3. Retail - Offering designer collaborations and exclusive items online and in-store disrupts traditional retail models.
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