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Cork Midsole Summer Sandals

Nike's Offline 2.0 Sandals are Adorned with Technical Details

— May 22, 2021 — Fashion
Nike introduces a new iteration of the Offline 2.0 sandals in a minimal colorway for a muted look. The sandals ready for the warmer seasons ahead and boasts technical design accents throughout the silhouette. The latest iteration is highly anticipated and has a mesh material that makes up the foot covering.

It is slightly less padded than previous iterations and has a tactile design language. Additional details include the overlaid crisscross accents that are applied using rope laces. The rope laces are speckled with 3M detailing to give it some reflective visuals and contrasting look with light. Branding detail completes the shoe and can be found on the lateral side in the form of a small embroidered Swoosh.

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Trend Themes
1. Minimalist Summer Sandals - Opportunity to disrupt the market by introducing sandals with a minimalist and muted design language.
2. Technical Detail Sandals - Opportunity to innovate by incorporating technical design accents into traditional sandal silhouettes.
3. Mesh Material Footwear - Opportunity to explore the use of mesh material for footwear to balance breathability, comfort and style.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear Industry - Introduces the opportunity of technology and design innovation in the footwear industry, especially for warm-weather shoes.
2. Athletic Footwear - There is a growing market for sneakers and sandals that offer athletic performance features and comfort beyond the gym.
3. Sustainable Fashion - Sustainable materials and manufacturing processes can be applied to the production of sandals, making them a more eco-friendly footwear option.
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