Monthly Archives: December 2011
Reebok have had their share of successes and failures when it comes to shoe innovation. Here’s a list of 10 of their most interesting retro innovations (as this is Retrobok, ZigTech is not included). Read on…
Just found this fascinating article interviewing the legendary Paul (‘The Pump“) Litchfield back in 2010, where he talks about ERS (Energy Return System™) and Hexalite™ technologies. What this means is that ERS and Hexalite technologies were born in the USA?… given the genius of The Pump, I don’t doubt it.
Read the article here.
Added these to my collection at Christmas – a really unique colourway and surprisingly lightweight breathable ‘runner’, considering they have suede uppers. Not entirely sure the Pump systems on the sides of each shoe do a great deal – but as far as aesthetics go, I love them. Particularly the plastic placket detail connecting the midsole to the 2nd laceholes.