The upper of VIA Design Lab’s stylish sneakers is knit from yarn made from recycled plastic. It also has a membrane that keeps water, dirt, and odor out for up to 2 hours. Its heel can also be folded to turn the shoe into a more breathable low-top. It comes in three colors.
The Reebok Alien Stomper 40th Anniversary OG is a reimagining of the iconic sneaker boots that Ellen Ripley wore in Aliens. The shoes take on a more traditional high top form, has a weathered finish, and features unused concept logos created by the Alien design team.
The Futurecraft Loop is a prototype running shoe with an upper, outsole and laces made entirely out of recyclable TPU. Paired with adidas‘ Boost midsole, the Futurecraft Loop is also made to be durable and comfortable. Its second generation is slated for general release.
Hybrid Green Label makes shoes with outsoles that are partially made from recycled rubber. Depending on the design, the uppers are made with one or a mix of canvas, leather, mesh, suede or knit fabric. They have high top and low top models in various colorways. Also on Amazon.
The Bòtann is a stylish and comfortable take on wellies, or waterproof boots. It has a mid-cut silhouette, a neoprene lining for warmth, a heel seal and loop for quick access and removal, a chunky outsole, and a rubber shell that makes it waterproof from top to bottom.
Hasbro and Asics teamed up to create two designs of the Gel Lyte 3 sneaker based on G.I. Joe’s ninjas. The Storm Shadow version features a gray on white upper, while the Snake Eyes version has a black scale pattern. Both have a drawing of Zartan on their outsole.
Here’s something that all online shoe stores should have. Wannaby’s Wanna Kicks is an augmented reality app for iOS. It projects 3D models of commercially available sneakers on your feet. The models are sized to your feet and accurately change perspective when you move.
Store extra cash, a spare key and other small valuables in your shoes with Storage Soles. It’s a foam insole that comes with a durable and removable storage compartment. The insole is a size 12, but it has guide lines that let you cut it to smaller sizes, down to a size 8.
Paul George’s PG 2 Nike shoe debuted with a PlayStation 4 colorway. Nike is back with another signature shoe for the Oklahoma City Thunder star, and with it another PlayStation colorway. This time the sneaker pays homage to the original 1994 gaming console. Drops 12/1/18.