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Glistening Luxury Sneaker Colorways

Balenciaga Designs a New Colorway of the Triple S Sneaker

— September 9, 2019 — Luxury
Luxury fashion house Balenciaga introduced an iridescent colorway of the Triple S sneaker model for the season, detailed with glistening accents. The luxury sneaker features 'Pearl Grey' details throughout the chunky silhouette with the three tonal details stacked on top of a semi-transparent midsole foundation. The uppers are constructed from a blend of premium rubber, mesh, and leather materials.

It also highlights a series of different textiles in light gray hues for some depth. The tongue is cushioned for comfort and boasts some branding details with round striped laces at the forefoot. Additional details include the smooth leather paneling and mesh underlays accenting the heel, the toe cap, and the sidewalls. Rounding out the entire sneaker are the branding details which can be found beneath the outsole and embossed on the footbridge.
Trend Themes
1. Iridescent Colorways - Luxury brands can incorporate iridescent colorways in their product designs to create a unique and eye-catching look.
2. Chunky Silhouettes - Fashion brands can experiment with chunky silhouettes to create a statement-making shoe that stands out from traditional footwear.
3. Mixed Materials - Blending premium rubber, mesh and leather materials can offer a unique texture while also creating durable and versatile products.
Industry Implications
1. Luxury Fashion - Luxury fashion brands can use this trend to create unique and stylish footwear that appeals to fashion-conscious consumers.
2. Athletic Footwear - Athletic brands can experiment with chunky silhouettes and mixed materials to create boundary-pushing footwear for athletes and trend-conscious consumers.
3. Streetwear - Streetwear brands can take cues from luxury fashion and athletic footwear to create edgy and statement-making sneakers that appeal to a younger demographic.
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