These lunar shoes make you feel like you're walking on the moon

To celebrate the 45th anniversary of Neil Armstrong walking on the moon, Nike has made a pair of shoes that'll make you feel like every step you take is on the moon. Because of the all over lunar print, the silhouette of the shoe completely disappears and makes it look like the shoe is made from moon rock. » 7/17/14 7:40pm 7/17/14 7:40pm

Watch Plastic Ocean Junk Become a Pair of Wild Multi-Colored Sneakers

That our poor oceans are overflowing with our disgusting floating garbage is not news, but we keep on keeping on disposing of a crazy amount of non-biodegradable trashola—and lightly worn wardrobes. Your Shoes Are Rubbish represents one small step towards increasing awareness of the massive problem; these kicks were… » 6/26/14 7:30pm 6/26/14 7:30pm

These Sandals Are a Nightmare If You Don't Like Laces

Keen long ago laid claim to the "is it a shoe or is it a sandal?" footwear category. But this summer the company is releasing a rather unique pair of shoes that seem impossible to categorize. Possibly taking their inspiration from all the woven knit athletic shoes hitting the market, Keen's Uneeks are nothing but… » 6/05/14 6:40pm 6/05/14 6:40pm

I Would Totally Wear High Heels Equipped With Hydraulic Springs

Oh, high heels. You look so hot but hurt so much. Think a little interior padding will save your feet from a world of pain? Psssh. The Kinetic Traces collection by London College of Fashion grad Silvia Fado Moreno, however, are like Easy Spirits with an advanced engineering degree. Check out the hydraulics on these… » 6/02/14 6:42pm 6/02/14 6:42pm

These Are NASA's (Ugly) New Astronaut Shoes

On Thursday, NASA is sending the astronauts on the International Space Station a new pair of shoes. These so-called ForceShoes are not for space walks. They're actually a high tech measurement device that helps NASA scientists gain a better understanding of the effects that heavy loads have on astronauts' bodies. » 5/28/14 6:20pm 5/28/14 6:20pm

A New Flexible Filament Lets You 3D-Print Custom Sneakers

Are you tired of waiting for Nike to design the perfect sneakers for your tastes? Thanks to a new flexible filament from Recreus that can be used in standard 3D printers without clogging the nozzle, you can finally design and print your own kicks in a wide variety of colors. The only limiting factors are your… » 3/11/14 3:40pm 3/11/14 3:40pm

Nike's Aggressive New Cleats Help Football Players Turn On a Dime

The use of 3D printers has allowed Nike's designers to prototype and test new footwear designs with a remarkably quick turnaround. And the latest shoe born from that new process is the Vapor HyperAgility cleat featuring re-engineered studs that Nike claims will give football players the necessary grip to explode off… » 2/26/14 12:00pm 2/26/14 12:00pm

Nike Designer Says Marty McFly's Power Laces Are Coming Next Year

If there was one disappointment about Nike's awesome Back to the Future II Air Mag, it's that the shoes didn't have Marty's power laces (and that they only made 1,500 and neither you nor I own a pair). But Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says that's about to change—power laces are coming in 2015. The future is here! » 2/15/14 2:00pm 2/15/14 2:00pm

3D Printed Custom Insoles Made From a Ten Second Video Of Your Foot

Everyone's feet are different, but when you buy a pair of shoes, they come with insoles that are designed to (mostly) fit everyone. Don't your feet deserve better given the impacts they absorb for you all day long? A company called Sols has created a better way with a process where they can design and 3D print a… » 1/29/14 3:40pm 1/29/14 3:40pm

How 3D Printing Supercharged Nike's New Super Bowl Cleat

Almost a full year ago, Nike introduced its first shoe ever built with the help of 3D printing technology. The thing was, that cleat, the Vapor Laser Talon (seen below), was built for an absurdly specific purpose and market—just the 40 yard dash, just for NFL players. Now, though, Nike is bringing what it's learned… » 1/10/14 1:46pm 1/10/14 1:46pm

Remote Control Sneaker Lights Blind Your Friends With Awesomeness

These days, a set of velcro straps across the top of your kicks just isn't enough to impress your sneaker freak friends. To guarantee you're the envy of everyone on your block, forget about dropping hundreds on the latest pair of Nikes—instead, strap a pair of these Light Kicks LED strips to your feet. » 1/10/14 10:00am 1/10/14 10:00am