You can make just about anything with 3D printers nowadays, including sneakers. Called “The Cryptide”, this sneaker by German designer Stephan Henrich consists of a sole with an open design that has been combined and printed together with an upper shoe that resembles a sock. The creation was inspired by the mythical Cryptids, or fantasy creatures like Bigfoot or the Loch Ness monster. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
There have been other Xbox sneakers in the past, but this is the first one you can actually purchase without having to enter a giveaway. Introducing the Adidas x Microsoft Xbox 360 Forum Mid, a sneaker that draws inspiration from the original console’s iconic colors — white, silver, and green — with all of its details showcased throughout. Starting with the strap, you’ll find the Xbox 360 disc tray, along with the power button design on the shoe’s outer side, while the console’s air vents can be found on the inner side. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Xbox announced a new partnership with Adidas to unveil their first console-inspired sneaker in honor of the 20th anniversary of the game console. This limited edition Adidas Originals by Xbox sneaker boasts translucent green accents inspired by the special edition release of the original Xbox console for the launch of Halo: Combat Evolved in 2001, which was also the first-ever generation of gaming at Microsoft. Read more for a video and additional information.
Streetwear collective RTFKT partnered with Lexus to create a pair of sneakers inspired by the auto manufacturer’s 2021 IS 350 F Sport Dynamic Handling Package. The team modeled the shoe after the car’s athletic stance, slim headlights, carbon fiber spoiler and even its bold color schemes. Artists first selected a base with a sole closely resembling a tire for their custom silhouette, complete with a front shaped like the vehicle’s signature spindle grille and sporting 3D printed material imitating the carbon fiber spoiler of the car. Read more for a video, additional pictures and information.
Amazon Made for You is a new Fashion shop that lets users create custom tees tailored to their exact measurements and style preferences. Before starting, you’ll need to upload two photos to the app. This virtual tool is available directly on the Amazon app and lets users choose from a selection of two fabrics, eight different colors, preferred sleeve, shirt lengths and neckline. Shoppers must also input their height, weight and two photos of themselves to get measured for a “precise” fit. Read more for another picture and additional information.