From the high-profile, supportive Under Armour CompFit sleeve to the individual pellets that make up the adidas Boost midsole, the majority of today’s best sneakers feature distinct technology and style cues. These are the standout elements that set certain models apart from the pack, the traits that help determine what’s groundbreaking and will end up as a future classic.
So what kind of results would you get if these unique characteristics came together for a model of their own? The Sneaker Report team stepped into the lab and whipped up a little chemistry to bring you Frankenshoes: This is What Would Happen if Your Favorite Sneakers Had a Love Child.
Riley Jones is a freelance writer from Charlottesville, VA and contributor to Sneaker Report. With an unshakable affinity for basketball and all things ’90s, he can be found on Twitter @rchrstphr.