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Cork-Accented Slide Sandals

The Nike Air Max 90 Cork Slides Have a Naturalistic Finish

— April 26, 2021 — Fashion
The Nike Air Max 90 cork slides are being launched by the brand to offer an unexpected take on the namesake sneaker style and provide enthusiasts with a summer-ready style to pick up.

The slides feature a white finish that is accented with the brand's signature checkmark logo along with a touch of cork on the sides of the strap as well as the top logo. The sandals are each paired with soft footbeds that are further enhanced with Air pockets to offer a sneaker-inspired level of comfort for wearers to appreciate.

The Nike Air Max 90 cork slides are available now from Nike Japan with a launch in the US expected soon for avid collectors or sneaker enthusiasts alike to pick up.
Trend Themes
1. Sneaker-inspired Sandals - Creating sandals with sneaker-inspired designs could disrupt the footwear industry by appealing to a wider range of consumers who want comfortable and stylish footwear options.
2. Combining Natural Materials with High-tech Comfort Features - Incorporating natural materials like cork into footwear designs while also incorporating high-tech comfort features like Air pockets could be a disruptive innovation opportunity in the footwear industry.
3. Limited Edition Collectible Footwear - Creating limited edition versions of popular sneaker styles in sandal form could create new opportunities for collectors and enthusiasts to expand their collections and increase demand for exclusive releases.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear - Incorporating sneaker-inspired designs and natural materials like cork into sandal designs could disrupt the footwear industry by appealing to a wider range of consumers who want comfortable and stylish footwear options.
2. Athletic Apparel - Expanding the use of high-tech comfort features like Air pockets from sneakers to other types of athletic apparel could be a disruptive innovation opportunity in the athletic apparel industry.
3. Collectibles - Creating limited edition sneaker-inspired sandals could create new opportunities for the collectibles industry as enthusiasts and collectors expand beyond traditional sneaker releases.
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