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Clunky High-Fashion Heels

The Michael Kors Mary-Jane Pumps Bring Big and Bulky Back in Style

— September 25, 2012 — Fashion
The Michael Kors Mary-Jane Pumps resurface memories of a time when people paraded in buckled platforms wearing mini skirts and halter tops: the 90s. Michael Kors remixes the classic Mary Jane shoe by making it bigger and better.

The pump stands at a height of 5.5-inches with a chunky heel decorated in platinum silver detailing and a bold silver buckle. The platform is made of smooth black leather and using tan for the insole. The Michael Kors Mary-Jane Pumps appeared in his Fall/Winter 2012 runway show and are now able to be purchased and fawned over by shoe collectors of the world. They would look fantastic paired with straight dark denim jeans or a gray pinstriped trouser pant.
Trend Themes
1. Chunky Heels - Disruptive innovation opportunities in designing and manufacturing chunky heels that bring a retro-inspired aesthetic to modern footwear.
2. Retro-inspired Fashion - Opportunities to create and market fashion pieces that evoke nostalgia and memories of past eras, such as the 90s.
3. High-fashion Remix - Opportunities to remix classic fashion styles by adding unique and bold elements to create new and eye-catching designs, like the Michael Kors Mary-Jane Pumps.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear Manufacturing - Disruptive innovation opportunities in the footwear manufacturing industry to create and produce chunky-heeled shoes that appeal to customers seeking retro-inspired fashion.
2. Fashion Design - Opportunities for fashion designers to incorporate retro-inspired elements into their designs, such as chunky heels, to cater to the growing demand for nostalgic fashion.
3. Luxury Fashion Retail - Opportunities for luxury fashion retailers to offer high-fashion remixes like the Michael Kors Mary-Jane Pumps, targeting customers who seek unique, statement-making pieces.
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