Tag Archives: Footwear

Animal Print Sandals Lets Kids Make Animal Footprints On Soft Grounds

Do you remember as a kid, what did you do when you hit up the beach? Besides challenging the waves to a game of catch-me-if-you-can, you probably was having fun with footprints. I am sure little ones of today are also into it footprint exploration that many generations of kids have enjoyed, but the difference is, they now have Kiko Ashiato Animal Footprint Toy Beach Sandals For Children. Instead of exploring the rather mundane human footprints, Kiko Ashiato Animal Footprint Toy Beach Sandals For Children lets your precious ones imprint various types of animal footprints in the name of fun. These days, you’d be hard pressed to come across cats, geckos, monkeys in our concrete jungle and so, these novelty footwear may be your only hope in showing them what the footprints of those animals looked like in person. Ok, maybe not, but you get the gist (i.e. its fun!). Continue reading Animal Print Sandals Lets Kids Make Animal Footprints On Soft Grounds

Crocs With Rocks Are A Thing And They Are Kind Of A Thing Of Luxury

Believe it or not, one of the worst things that could ever happen to footwear has been given a dose of high fashion by London-based Scottish fashion designer, Christopher Kane. You must thinking, what’s the big deal? Of course it is no biggie, until you realize the “worst things that could ever happen to footwear” is none other than Crocs. Yes. The Crocs. The hideous, rubbery clog from the Colorado-based practical shoe company that had, for reasons unknown, took the world by storm a decade and a half ago (and the years following). And it is still being worn today by people of all ages but it is never as chic as it was years ago, though. Continue reading Crocs With Rocks Are A Thing And They Are Kind Of A Thing Of Luxury

You Would Never Have Guessed Reebok Also Made Space Boot For Astronauts

Who would have thought sport gear maker Reebok would ever produce footwear for astronauts? Certainly not us. The Reebok Floatride Space Boot SB-01 you see here is the footwear in question and it was developed in collaboration with David Clark Company’s aerospace branch. This pair of boots is literally a space-age footwear. Most impressively, though, it is not even a concept as in the case of many such footwear; the Reebok Floatride Space Boot SB-01 is being put through its paces by astronauts and if all goes as planned, it will be the boot of choice for astronauts shuttling between Earth and the International Space Station (ISS). Continue reading You Would Never Have Guessed Reebok Also Made Space Boot For Astronauts

Cowboy Boot With Roller Skates: Blasphemy Or Changing Times?

We are not sure if cowboy boot with roller skates will go down well with true-blue herdsmen, but heed our words: it is a thing. Seriously, I can’t even. What really is going here? To be honest, I am not quite sure, but if you like, you can buy a pair, or as many as you want, from Wayne’s Western Wheels. So, what are their applications, exactly? Cowboy Hooters? Cowboy Rocket Johnny? Perhaps. One thing is for sure: this pair of rolling cowboy kicks is not horse-friendly, but nobody’s going to stop you from rodeoing with it. Expect frowns from your fellow real cowboys though. Continue reading Cowboy Boot With Roller Skates: Blasphemy Or Changing Times?

Nakefit Lets You Walk Barefooted Without The Risk Of Cutting Your Feet

While you can’t get naked everywhere, your feet actually can. No, wait. Actually you can’t, not because the society frowns upon it, but your feet will likely suffer from cuts, unpleasant painful sensation if you stepped on pointy debris, and that’s not to mention potential bacteria waiting to jump on any open wound on your soles. Not exactly a barefoot experience anyone has hoped for. But that changes with Nakefit Hypoallergenic Adhesive Pad. As the product name suggests, Nakefit is a hypoallergenic pad, a very thin one actually, that you stick to your soles, so you’d get the sensation of roaming around barefooted without having to worry about hot pavements (or sands), potential skin-punctuating pointy objects, and nasty water-borne bacteria or fungi. Continue reading Nakefit Lets You Walk Barefooted Without The Risk Of Cutting Your Feet

These Socks Will Make Your Feet Look Like Paws And Yes, They Are Weird

Human’s feet are pretty awesome and they are what they are today because we are extremely apt bipedal creatures, but if, for some reasons, you fancy having furry animals’ feet, well then, Sublimated Paw Crew Socks are what you need. Why? I don’t know. Maybe, it will satisfy your secret desire to have animal feet without the need to go under the knife to have, say, fido’s feet? Not that it is even possible medically today, but you get the idea. Continue reading These Socks Will Make Your Feet Look Like Paws And Yes, They Are Weird

Chewie’s Feet-lookalike Slippers Makes Iconic Chewie Roars As You Walk

Are you annoyed by those kids’ shoes that squeak when they walk? Well, don’t – especially if you are a huge Star Wars fan because the chance for your footwear to do the same has come and it is called Wookiees For Your Tootsies slippers. Ok. Still haven’t get it? Well, Wookiees For Your Tootsies is a pair of indoor footwear that, wait for this… that makes the ever familiar Chewbacca roars, alternating between RRRAARRWHHGWWR and WAAAAAAAAARGH, as you walk with them. It’s an officially licensed item conjured up for the geeky folks over at ThinkGeek and you know what? I think Wookiees For Your Tootsies is freaking awesome. Continue reading Chewie’s Feet-lookalike Slippers Makes Iconic Chewie Roars As You Walk

These Stealth Socks Promised To Get Rid Of Smelly Feet With Style

Spies in movies ignore one important factor: smell, which means, in real life, a pair of smelly feet could attract unnecessary attentions and worst, blow your cover now that all eyes are on you. The culprit of this stench is the three glasses worth of shaken martini a person’s feet could produce in a day. But thanks to a young technical clothing startup, Impeccable Maison, sweat-laden feet could be the thing of the past and so will the associated nose-assaulting odor. Their invention, aptly Stealth Socks, promised to keep your feet dry, odor-free and nice and comfy. Continue reading These Stealth Socks Promised To Get Rid Of Smelly Feet With Style

FYF Minimalist Footwear Lets You Run Barefoot without Cutting Your Feet

Good news, barefoot running enthusiasts. Switzerland-based firm, aptly called Swiss Barefoot Company, has a pair of footwear, ermmm, more like socks, actually, that will let you brave the natural ground in almost barefoot without the fear sharp objects and extreme cold. The product in question is FYF Minimalist Footwear (pronounced as ‘five’), which the company touts as “the world’s most reduced high-tech protective footwear” designed for natural barefoot feeling in any kind of sport. Whether you are into slackline walking, outdoor yoga, MMA, windsurfing, or rock climbing, this pair of tough and yet, soft footwear lets you have the barefoot feeling while protecting your feet from the harmful objects like sharp stones, shells and the likes. Continue reading FYF Minimalist Footwear Lets You Run Barefoot without Cutting Your Feet

These Japanese Wrapping Cloth-inspired Shoes are Worn by Wrapping Around Your Feet

Shoe sizing is a complicated business. Traditionally, sizing is based the length and to some extend, width, which seems to work fine so far, but what shoe size did not and will not take into consideration is the shape of the foot above the sole. With the Furoshiki Shoes, however, it will be a definite fit as long you get the right sole size, because you will be wrapping your foot as opposed to slipping your feet into the shoes. Inspired by traditional Japanese wrapping cloth that was used to hold and carry clothes and stuff when folks of the olden days travel (hence the name), Furoshiki Shoes is the brainchild of Japanese designer Masaya Hashimoto and leverages on the traction and reliability of Vibram soles, but with outstretching bands/fabric instead of laces that wraps around your feet to ensures the shoes conform to your feet and not the other way round. Continue reading These Japanese Wrapping Cloth-inspired Shoes are Worn by Wrapping Around Your Feet