October 2006
FN: Footwear News;10/9/2006, Vol. 62 Issue 40, p24
The article deals with the trend in athletic shoes for men for the fall season of 2006. The classic sneaker silhouette is crossing over into the urban and mainstream markets. Interpreted in simple solids, quirky prints and logo-embossed leather, the laid-back style is sure to ramp up sales. Shocks of electric blue, apple green and lemon yellow are juicing up this season's casual athletic styles, making them guaranteed to stand out in a crowd.


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