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DIY Hand Painted Sneakers

Rachelle Williams Makes Super Mario Bros High-Tops

— September 9, 2009 — Fashion
Rachelle Williams of ParadoxArtistry has created these professional-looking Super Mario Bros. high-top sneakers. Hand painted to perfection, these kicks are covered in all sorts of Super Mario characters.

While one shoe is filled with the good characters, the other shoe is covered with the bad guys, such as Goomba, Chain Chomp and Boo. At $160 a pair, these Super Mario Bros. high-top sneakers will jazz up any outfit you decide to wear.

Implications - Rachelle Williams is a brilliant artist with an astute knack for capturing the current cultural sensibilities. I want to get a pair of these sneakers so badly. I cannot imagine anything better than a pair of converse sneakers and the Super Mario design by Rachelle Williams. Together, they are an unstoppable force.
Trend Themes
1. Hand-painted Accessories - There is an opportunity for designers and artists to create unique and personalized items for customers through hand-painting techniques.
2. Collaboration with Popular Culture - Collaborating with popular culture can provide designers and artists with new and creative ways to design unique items that appeal to a wider audience.
3. Customizable Sneakers - Consumers are seeking customizable and unique sneakers, providing an opportunity for designers and artists to create one-of-a-kind designs that allow customers to express their personalities through their shoes.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion Industry - The fashion industry can collaborate with artists to create unique and customized accessories, such as hand-painted sneakers, that appeal to a wider demographic.
2. Art Industry - Artists can use their skills to provide unique and artistic designs for various products, such as sneakers, which can be sold in galleries and online marketplaces.
3. Footwear Industry - The footwear industry can provide customers with customized and unique designs through collaboration with artists and designers who specialize in hand-painted techniques.
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