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Androgynous All-terrain Boots

Patta and KangaROOS Create Urban Hiking Boots for Him and Her

— January 18, 2013 — Fashion
Patta and KangaROOS join forces to time-warp and remix these wonderfully crafted urban hiking boots from 1988. If you are having a difficult time figuring out whether the boot was designed for men or women, don't fret. Remember the 80s? Prince was at his pinnacle and androgyny was in. So this revamped boot is unisex and there is no need to feel guilty for loving it.

Pulling off an ambiguous piece of fashion is a difficult task, but this shoe does so wonderfully. The highlight of the shoe comes from the well-crafted pockets. They give a stylized functionality that is pleasing to the eye. The mix of Nubuck, suede and Cordura in black and greys is superb.

As seen by the pictures, a Maglite flashlight is included, which pairs up nicely with the urban hiking boots.




Trend Themes
1. Androgynous Fashion - Creating fashion that blurs gender boundaries, offering unisex designs that appeal to a broader audience.
2. Functional Fashion - Integrating practical features into fashion items, combining style with functionality for added value.
3. Retro Remix - Revamping vintage designs with modern elements to create unique and nostalgic fashion products.
Industry Implications
1. Fashion - Opportunity for brands to cater to the growing demand for gender-neutral clothing and accessories.
2. Outdoor Gear - Incorporating urban aesthetics into hiking boots and outdoor gear, appealing to the urban explorer market.
3. Accessories - Creating fashion accessories with built-in functionality, offering convenience and practicality to consumers.
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