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Malleable Barefoot-Like Sneakers

The Vivobarefoot ESC Tempest Sneaker Has a Water-Friendly Design

— June 24, 2020 — Fashion
The Vivobarefoot ESC Tempest sneaker is a versatile footwear style for outdoor adventurers that will enable them to maintain optimal comfort when heading out on their latest wilderness excursion. The ultra-thin sneakers have a puncture-resistant sole that will deliver a barefoot-inspired feeling that's also protective from items that could cause injury on trails. The sneaker have a malleable design that further enhances their comfort, while also making them inherently packable for easy carrying during travel.

The Vivobarefoot ESC Tempest sneaker is priced at $220 and was created in collaboration with tire brand Michelin in order to accommodate the needs of avid explorers. The sneakers are finished with a quick-draining mesh and bio-based Bloom EVA midsole and a sticky rubber outsole for ideal use in aquatic conditions.
Trend Themes
1. Malleable Sneakers - The malleable design of sneakers presents opportunities to create innovative and customizable footwear options for outdoor adventurers.
2. Barefoot-inspired Footwear - The barefoot-inspired feeling of sneakers opens up possibilities for developing comfortable and natural footwear alternatives for outdoor enthusiasts.
3. Water-friendly Shoes - The water-friendly features of shoes create avenues for designing innovative and protective footwear solutions specifically tailored for aquatic activities.
Industry Implications
1. Outdoor Gear - The outdoor gear industry can explore disruptive innovation opportunities by developing malleable and barefoot-inspired sneakers for adventurers.
2. Footwear - The footwear industry can capitalize on the trend of water-friendly shoes and create innovative designs catered to aquatic conditions.
3. Sports Equipment - The sports equipment industry can leverage the barefoot-inspired footwear trend to design sneakers that provide optimal comfort and performance for athletes.
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