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Island-Celebrating Shoes

Nike Unveils Another Puerto Rico-Inspired Sneaker Silhouette

— May 24, 2022 — Fashion
Nike has revealed a ‘Puerto Rico’ colorway of its Air Force 1 Low sneaker. Utilizing colors from Puerto Rico’s flag, the primarily white sneaker uses red for the Nike branding on the tongue, while dark and light blue tones cover the soles and Swooshes. The uppers are perforated, while the overlays are made of smooth leather. The right heel and insoles pay tribute to “Nueva York” and “Viejo San Juan.”

The ‘Puerto Rico’ Air Force 1 Low comes with clean white laces, arriving just after Nike’s previous ‘Air Max 97s,’ ‘Air Trainer 1s,’ and ‘Nike Air Force 1 Low CMFTs,’ inspired by the island. References to Puerto Rico can be seen on the lace dubraes, with a domino design on the right shoe and ‘Puerto Rico’ in script on the left.

The ‘Puerto Rico’ colorway will be available in the coming months. Consumers can visit Nike’s website for updates on the sneaker’s release.

Image Credit: Nike
Trend Themes
1. Location-inspired Sneaker Silhouettes - Creating sneakers that pay tribute to specific locations and their culture through the use of colors and design elements.
2. Cultural Celebratory Footwear - Designing footwear that celebrates cultures through the use of colors and design elements inspired by flags, symbols, and landmarks.
3. Localized Merchandise Collections - Developing localized merchandise collections that represent specific regions, their culture, and values to strengthen customer connections.
Industry Implications
1. Footwear - The footwear industry can explore creating celebratory footwear that pays tribute to culture and location through colors and design elements.
2. Sports Apparel - Sports apparel brands can create localized merchandise collections that celebrate regions, cultures, and values to build deeper connections with customers.
3. Tourism - The tourism industry can offer localized merchandise collections featuring celebratory designs inspired by their destination's culture, landmarks, and symbols to appeal to visitors.
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