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Dopie Shoes

Futuristic Flip-Flops

— November 1, 2006 — Fashion
Flip-Flop fans will appreciate this unique and innovative approach to improve
on a much used staple foot covering. Dopie Shoes are a "pure" design in one single
shape, that protects the sole of the foot and folds up between the toes for control.

Breaking with tradition Dopiewear, was designed by Matthew Harrison of Studiohead.
After two years of tests and trials on the concept, together with shoemakers
Terra Planna, a comfortable finished product has been produced. The Dopie comes
with an extra removable strap in order to widen the range of activities it can be used for.

Dopie whose original name began as "nippleflop", is a cool new naked shoe design experience,
that leaves the wearer with no tan lines and a chance to wear the future on their feet.
Trend Themes
1. Singular Design - The Dopie Shoes' unique approach of a pure, one-single shape design presents opportunities for disruptive innovation in the footwear industry.
2. Foot Protection - The innovative folding mechanism of Dopie Shoes, which protects the sole of the foot, opens up possibilities for disruptive innovation in the footwear industry to create more comfortable and versatile options.
3. Naked Shoe Design - The naked shoe design experience of Dopie Shoes, without tan lines, offers opportunities for disruptive innovation in the fashion industry to create new and unique footwear styles.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear - The Dopie Shoes' unique design and folding mechanism present disruptive innovation opportunities in the footwear industry.
2. Fashion - The innovative naked shoe design concept of Dopie Shoes offers disruptive innovation opportunities in the fashion industry to create new and trendsetting footwear styles.
3. Outdoor Activities - The Dopie Shoes' removable strap and versatile design open up disruptive innovation opportunities in the outdoor activities industry, providing a comfortable and adaptable footwear option.
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