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Embroidered Floral Skate Shoes

The New Vans 'Rose Thorns' Boasts a Slightly Gothic Aesthetic

— February 17, 2018 — Fashion
In time for the spring, a new version of the Vans Sk8-Mid model was unveiled, which has a unique 'Rose Thorns' design.

The name of the new Sk8-Mid model comes from its embroidered embellishments on the sides, with deep crimson flowers and pastel-green leaves shown over top of the brand's usual white logo. The majority of the sneakers are covered in a classic black canvas material, making for a durable build that can be easily cleaned. Further contrasting the black canvas are white laces and thick white soles as well, which boast Van's red box logo on the backs of both heels.

The Rose Thorns Vans are currently available from retailers like OFFICE.


Image Credit: OFFICE
Trend Themes
1. Floral Embellishments - Opportunity for companies to add embroidered accents to footwear for a unique and eye-catching design.
2. Goth-inspired Aesthetics - Opportunity for brands to capitalize on the trend towards dark, gothic aesthetics in the fashion industry.
3. Contrasting Colorways - Opportunity for companies to create visually striking designs by using contrasting colors for shoe laces and soles.
Industry Implications
1. Athletic Footwear - Companies can incorporate floral embellishments into athletic shoes to create a more unique and fashionable design.
2. Fashion Retail - Retailers can tap into the trend towards gothic-inspired aesthetics by carrying shoes and other clothing items with similar designs.
3. Textile Manufacturing - Opportunity for textile manufacturers to produce materials with contrasting colors and prints that can be used in shoe designs.
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