Converse Redesigned Its Iconic Chucks for the First Time in 98 Years

Some would consider it as sacrilegious as when Coke dabbled with its classic formula back in the 80s, but after 98 years Converse has updated its iconic Chuck Taylor All-Stars. On the outside they look nearly identical, but on the inside the Chuck II is actually far more comfy for your feet. » 7/23/15 11:01pm 7/23/15 11:01pm

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 1:43pm 2/15/14 1:43pm

Transgenic sneaker company grows custom designs on genetically engineered stingrays

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

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