By James TrewDon’t expect a pair of Mario All Stars though.
A Nintendo-themed line of Vans sneakers has mysteriously popped up online. A European store listed the range that includes classic gaming icons like Zelda, Mario and Duck Hunt, adorning some of Vans’ most popular styles (like the Old Skool). Not much else is known about the collaboration, and the listing seems to have been removed (though a cache of it can befound here). The only other info being the collection will likely go on sale in June, priced at around €65 ($75). This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Nintendo sneakers, but it’s the first time we’ve seen them done in a way [...]
Attention Back to the Future fans: Start freaking out. NOW.
At Nike’s Innovation 2016 event on Wednesday, the sportswear company announced it’s going to sell self-lacing sneakers this holiday season.
For Marty McFly fans, it’s a dream come true.
Designed by legendary sneaker designer Tinker Hatfield and Tiffany Beers, Nike’s senior innovator, who’s worked on the Nike Air Mag and Nike Air Yeezy, the HyperAdapt 1.0 sneakers come with an “adaptive lacing” system that automatically tightens when you slip your feet into them.
According to Beers, the laces tighten when your feet hit a sensor built [...]