Marty McFly's Back To The Future 2 Sneakers Are Finally Affordable

Back to the Future 2's self-lacing, future Nike shoes have always been bananas expensive. But not anymore! Someone has finally made a knock-off version of the power lacers for under a $100. » 9/17/14 8:40am 9/17/14 8:40am

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 4:43pm 2/15/14 4:43pm

Engineering students design a shoe that harnesses energy from walking

Could your shoes someday help power your devices? A team of Rice University engineering students think so, thanks to a prototype sneaker that captures pedestrian power. » 5/25/13 4:00pm 5/25/13 4:00pm

Transgenic sneaker company grows custom designs on genetically…

Rayfish, a custom footwear company, is marketing leather sneakers that come in every color from shimmering gold to neon green, in patterns that mimick giraffes, zebras, leopard, and lady bugs. And they claim that these designs are grown directly on the hides of custom-engineered stingrays. But are these sneakers for… » 6/02/12 10:30am 6/02/12 10:30am

You know you need these Millennium Falcon sneakers

Over at Fashionably Geek, Sean Fallon offers a sneak peek at Addidas' fall/winter Star Wars collection. There are jackets and sneaks, and they look pretty awesome. I am already lusting after those Millennium Falcon sneakers - love the colors, plus the extraneous laces. Nothing like a little zipper/shoelace combo.… » 7/06/11 12:30pm 7/06/11 12:30pm

Of course you want Darth Vader's head molded onto the front of your…

Adidas has a new Star Wars shoe out in its "Originals" line, and this one will remind you that your toes' lack of faith is disturbing. » 1/10/11 2:55pm 1/10/11 2:55pm

Custom superhero Converse help your feet triumph over evil

I love the way these custom Converse manage to mix a vintage hightop look with vintage imagery from DC Comics. Those Wonder Woman sneaks are my new fetish object. » 9/13/10 12:01pm 9/13/10 12:01pm

You too can wear Ripley's sneakers from Aliens

Ellen Ripley's "Alien Stomper" Reeboks from were showcased in Aliens for a split second, were sold in limited quantities in 1987, and have been remade sporadically since then. Next month, Ripley's clodhoppers hit shelves once again (in Japan). » 8/28/10 11:30am 8/28/10 11:30am

How to Tronify your life from every angle

Disney is making it possible to turn every aspect of your material existence into a Tron-style gamescape. Behold Tron caps, chair, light-up sweatshirts, wiis controls, iphone light disc holders, Playstations and sneakers! » 7/23/10 8:00am 7/23/10 8:00am

Airwalk Beams Up New Star Trek Sneaks

Finally a pair of geek sneaks we can afford, and would be proud to wear. These new Airwalk sneakers display the Federation colors, and who doesn't want Star Trek shoes? » 11/12/09 7:00am 11/12/09 7:00am

Support the Forces of Cobra with Your Footwear

Battling the G.I. Joes requires cunning, tenacity, and the proper footwear. Fortunately, Nike is offering a trio of sneakers that let you declare your allegiance to Cobra while providing excellent traction and arch support. » 8/10/09 1:00pm 8/10/09 1:00pm

9's Stitchpunk Sneakers Climb Up The "Things We Need" Chart

As if we could get any more excited about Shane Acker's 9, they've brought out limited-edition 9 shoes. Last year, Focus Films put out the drool-inducing Coraline kicks, and now these shoes, which are well worth inflicting robot death for. » 7/22/09 9:20am 7/22/09 9:20am

Gremlins-Themed Sneakers, Before and After a Midnight Snack

If you liked 80s mini-monsterfest Gremlins, then you'll want to slide into these sneaks. This pair looks like good monster Mogwai, who turns evil if you feed him after midnight. Check out the evil sneaks! » 4/27/09 8:30am 4/27/09 8:30am

Marty McFly's Sneakers Take You Back to the Future

If Robert Zemeckis has anything to say about it, by 2015, we should all be riding around on hoverboards in our self-lacing Nikes. But just in case industry lags behind science fiction, The Movie Shop is offering replicas of Marty's famous shoes, as well as other products from 2015. The may not be the most functional… » 10/22/08 2:12pm 10/22/08 2:12pm