Posts Tagged 'sneakers'

Get ’em Before They’re Gone – Tent Stored In Shoes

sibling-shoe-sAccording to DesignBoom –

‘walking shelter’ is a mobile habitat that pops out of a pair of sneakers. conceived by design collective sibling, the sneakers accommodate a fully-functioning tent, stored compactly in integrated, netted pockets within the sides of the shoe. the shelter expands out from the back of the footwear and fits around the human body, forming a billowing capsule that encloses the user in tented material. the adapted habitat relies on the human frame as a supporting structure, an alternative to nomadic or urban living.

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Adidas Can’t Be this Stupid – Adds Shackles To Shoes

When I first read about Adidas adding shackles to their shoes, I thought this must be a fake story. However, it appears that the story started on Adidas’ Facebook page last week, so there may be some truthiness in the story.

MSNBC reports –

A hurtful symbol of slavery or simply a quirky fashion statement? Adidas is rebuffing fierce criticism of one of its upcoming original sneaker designs. The JS Roundhouse Mid, a collaboration between Adidas Originals and edgy fashion designer Jeremy Scott and due to be released in August, features a bright orange chain and ankle strap. The public got its first look at the sneakers when Adidas added a photo of them to the brand’s Facebook page on June 14 with the  caption: “Got a sneaker game so hot you lock your kicks to your ankles?”

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