Boston-based footwear designer and Shark Tank alum enters partnership with leading TV network to launch new customizable designs
(BOSTON, MA) – Massachusetts-based footwear innovator ISlide today announced a new line of custom slide designs for kids at heart featuring iconic Nickelodeon characters including SpongeBob SquarePants, retro Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles designs and characters from ‘90s Nickelodeon animated and live-action shows. Launching in early 2017, fans will now be able to customize their own design of ISlides using classic artwork, logos and characters from beloved Nickelodeon shows including CatDog, The Ren & Stimpy Show, Rocket Power, Rocko’s Modern Life, Rugrats, All That, Clarissa Explains It All, The Adventures of Pete and Pete, Double Dare and more. The $49.99 slides will be available on the ISlide website in all sizes, and in a number of color options.
“Nickelodeon is such a huge part of everyone’s childhood, and we are so excited to welcome them to the ISlide family,” says Justin Kittredge – former head of Reebok Basketball and founder of ISlide. “I grew up watching Nickelodeon , and now people can showcase these memorable characters and their favorite shows on our product,” he adds. “It’s an honor.”
Kittredge opened the doors to ISlide in 2013 and skyrocketed his business from shoe start-up to footwear industry leader in just under three years. The ISlide brand was built on the mantra “Stand In What You Stand For”, and the new partnership will help Nickelodeon fans do just that.
ISlide is one of the hottest footwear designers in the market. Their custom slide sandals have been on the soles of such powerhouse celebs, athletes and entertainers as DJ Khaled, French Montana, Madonna, 2 Chainz, Dwyane Wade, and many, many more. To date, ISlide has secured a number of licensing deals and design partnerships with such brands as the NBA, the WWE, Def Jam Records, ROC Nation, and more.
In September of 2016, Kittredge took ISlide to the season 8 premiere of ABC's hit show Shark Tank. Though he didn’t accept the deal offered by cyber security giant Robert Herjavec, Kittredge continues to build the success of the ISlide brand.
For more information on ISlide, visit www.islideusa.com.
ISlides are the sought-after athletic sandal sweeping the world on the feet of such athletes and celebrities as Dwayne Wade, Justin Bieber, Ellen Degeneres, Lebron James, Diddy, and more. Maker of DJ Khaled's famous "Bless Up" and "Another One" slide sandals, ISlide fuses fashion with athletics and has partnered with the NBA, the WWE, Def Jam Records, and a number of other teams, brands, and organizations for custom designs.
ISlide was founded in 2013 by Justin Kittredge, a 13-year footwear industry veteran and former head of Reebok Basketball, and has emerged from footwear start-up to innovative leader in the slide sandal space. ISlide is the ONLY maker of customizable high-end slides in the marketplace.