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Floral Homage Sneakers Decals

Kevin Durant’s VI Aunt Pearl Sneaker Appreciates His Late Aunt

— February 12, 2014 — Fashion
Kevin Durant has created the VI Aunt Pearl basketball sneakers to pay tribute to his late aunt. The Oklahoma City forward has a pretty impressive basketball reputation behind him. 

The baller has a new signature Nike shoe called the KD VI Aunt Pearl. His aunt had passed away from lung cancer in 2000 and the basketball sneakers are a tremendously tailored way to pay tribute to his loving family member. The floral decal is exemplary of the robe that she use to wear. The VI Aunt Pearl sneakers feature a Kay Yow Cancer Fund logo on the tongue and proceeds from the sales of the basketball sneaker will to towards the fight against women’s cancers. 

KD made a statement on the sneakers saying that, “I made a promise to myself to always honor my Aunt Pearl for the example she set.”
Trend Themes
1. Tribute Sneakers - Opportunity to create sneakers that pay tribute to loved ones, allowing customers to personalize their footwear.
2. Cause-related Marketing - Opportunity to align product sales with a charitable cause, increasing social impact and consumer engagement.
3. Customized Decals - Opportunity to offer customizable decals for sneakers, allowing customers to express their individuality and personal stories.
Industry Implications
1. Athletic Footwear - Opportunity for athletic footwear brands to incorporate sentimental and tribute elements into their product offerings.
2. Nonprofit Fundraising - Opportunity for nonprofits to collaborate with brands and create unique products that raise funds for charitable causes.
3. Personalization Technology - Opportunity for companies specializing in personalization technology to develop innovative ways to customize sneakers and athletic wear.
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