The collection was influenced from ballet and fencing. Not an obvious connection at first sight, but ballet was originated as a dance interpretation of fencing in 15th century. The collection merged the ballet pointes and fencing swards in a series of designs that were interpreted in a range of heel heights in degrees rather than centimeters: from a 0°- flat shoe to a 90°- pointe. The designs are modular and consist form the solid 3D printed toe cups and the removable inner socks.
The Buttoned Sneaker is the first design of the brand proposal 'Byron & Leach', created by four Mexican graphic designers: Fernando Loza, Marlen Cavazos, Mayahuel Morales & Isael Martinez. The design, inspired by the combination of the 50s rebel style and 60s gentlemen elegance, seeks to give to the sneaker a duality of use, both for party and for work. The shoe is bespoke handcrafted by a Mexican shoemaker and features a piece of Mexican silver jewelry in the backstay; unlike other sneakers this design incorporates buttons instead of laces for a more dressy and stylish look.
A light weight trail running shoe that uses innovative materials and production techniques but also builds on traditional know-how to create a new running experience. The upper is made from semi-rigid panels like a stretchy exoskeleton - robust, water repellant and breathable. It has a carbon toe cap and precisely defined flex zones. Traditional lacing is easily adjustable, the sock-like inner and custom 3D printed insole guarantee perfect fit. The midsole is thin and has variable tread inlays. Feet are well protected and supported - empowering runners to perform better.
Over the past centuries, fashion is regarded as woman patent. But nowadays, mans’ accessories is now under revolution. Winter Oxford is inspired by commuters in winter, a combination of stylish Oxford and thermo - protective boots. For function, comfortable genuine leather and warmth high ankle boots reflects the function needs. For comfort, Winter Oxford uses flexible and soft neoprene in the foam padded collar. About producing,Winter Oxford inherits hand-made craft and precise production. Winter Oxford not only innovates new elements but also keeps the classic icon at the same time.
The designer was inspired by disassemble and multifunction, two kinds of ideas. According to the weather, in the same shoes, must have three features of it .The first is turn-down collar will be good for the sunny. The second, in the cold and windy, put the tube on , it will with warm and windproof effect. The third is for outdoor and raining day, kids can open the structure on the top-line, and use the velcro to fixed raincoat on vamp, keep shoes from getting wet. Therefore, the parents won’t waste money and time to buying other shoes, for the family it's really economy and excellent.
Atossa started as an idea for redesigning industrial and social systems that deliver the products to people. This project is focused on developing a range of design concepts for printable footwear. The idea is to build a consumer based system which reduces labor for manufacturing, provides ease of access to new products for consumers and considers new types of customization. By developing a range of stylish footwear design concepts, the production process would speed up, the costs of production would be reduced and eventually users would have footwear according to their foot’s unique feature.
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