What Will the Shoes of the Future Look Like?

What Will the Shoes of the Future Look Like?

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Fashion is ever-evolving, and as modern technology picks up pace, so too do advances in the design and development of footwear. At this rate, shoes of the future will barely resemble those we wear on our feet today. Just look at some of the ways shoe designers today are already re-imagining and reinventing the footwear of tomorrow. Self-lacing The truth is, the future of shoes is already upon us, thanks to manufacturers like Nike, who used 3- D printing technology to introduce sneakers that lace themselves to audiences at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show. Inspired by the film "Back to the Future II", the new Nike HyperAdapt 1.0 sneaker utilizes an internal cable system made from a pressure sensor and fishing line to lace the shoes onto your feet automatically.…
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Diamonds in the Rough – Top 10 Most Rare Shoes

Diamonds in the Rough – Top 10 Most Rare Shoes

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Shoes used to be such a simple possession. They were used to cushion our feet in rough terrain and protect our feet from inclement weather. Now, we see shoes as an important focal point of our personal fashion. They are a status symbol. They can be worth more than our vehicles. Many things can make a pair of shoes expensive. It could be the brand name, the materials, the previous owner, but the most common cause of expensive shoes is their rarity. Shoe companies will pour resources into a specific shoe to make it attractive and ultra fashionable, but then the same company will do a limited release of the shoe to drive up prices. Below, we will take a look at the top 10 most rare shoes and their…
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Effects of Shoe Type on Squat Performance

Effects of Shoe Type on Squat Performance

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As with any exercise, people need to have the right footwear on when they perform squats. Not wearing the right shoes can lead to dangerous injuries from slipping or improper stances. Shoes do more than just provide clothing for the feet, after all. They need to supply support as well. Therefore, here is a closer look at the different effects shoe types have on squat performance. Understanding the Foot as a Foundation Feet certainly do perform the task of being a foundation for every move humans make. However, feet have about 25 bones in total, so it likes the freedom to move around. This movement simply cannot happen during exercise motions, and especially not during a squat. Any small amount of movement in the foundation can lead to a fall,…
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Lace Up! 10 Cool Ways to Tie Your Shoe Laces (with Pictures)

Lace Up! 10 Cool Ways to Tie Your Shoe Laces (with Pictures)

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While most people stick to the same shoe-lacing methods that their shoes come with, there exists a near infinite number of possibilities for shoe-lacing. Shoes can be laced for comfort, utility, or for fashion. Lace up your shoes in order to tighten them, loosen them, or to create an interesting style that can serve as a conversation starter. 10 Awesome Ways to Tie Your Shoe Laces While there are a number of shoe lacing methods to match every need and every pair of shoes, here are 10 of the coolest ways to tie your shoelaces. 10. Zipper Laces Just as the name indicates, this method of tying shoelaces has a distinctive look of a giant zipper. It has a decorative look and holds very firmly. It is great for tying boots, skates or…
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