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Stretchy Sock Sneakers

Vetements and Reebok Released Sock Sneakers in Two Colors

— January 15, 2018 — Fashion
The long-awaited VETEMENTs and Reebok shoes have arrived, taking the form of a pair of stretchy sock sneakers.

With sock-like running shoes coming in at full force, it is no surprise that these shoes are in popular demand. The new footwear style features a technical stretch knit from the top all the way down to the rubber sole. These shoes are inspired by the look of classic retro school gym socks. The black version of these sneakers feature two contrasting red stripes on the ankle, with white VETEMENTS branding. The white shoes include two black stripes and a red VETEMENTS logo. Both versions of the stretchy sock sneakers come with "Left" and "Right" written on the corresponding foot to make sure there is no confusion for the consumer.
Trend Themes
1. Sock-like Running Shoes - The rise of sock-like running shoes presents an opportunity for innovative designs and materials.
2. Technical Stretch Knit - The use of technical stretch knit in footwear opens up possibilities for comfortable and flexible designs.
3. Retro-inspired Gym Socks - The popularity of retro-inspired gym socks as a design influence creates a niche market for nostalgic footwear.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - Fashion industry can explore new collaborations and design approaches to incorporate the trend of sock-like running shoes.
2. Footwear - Footwear industry can explore using technical stretch knit and retro-inspired designs to create unique and marketable products.
3. Sports and Active Lifestyle - Sports and active lifestyle brands can tap into the demand for comfortable and flexible sock-like sneakers for athletic purposes.
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