The 10 Most Creative Performance Sneaker Designs of the Past 5 Years

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In the past 5 years, the footwear industry has taken bold leaps and bounds to incorporate innovation within the every aspect of shoe design today. With these technologies giving designers a fairly loose leash creatively, we’ve been exposed some compelling and exciting footwear on the market. These are The 10 Most Creative Shoe Designs of the Past 5 Years.

MrBailey is a footwear designer / developer consultant and the co-founder of the custom lifestyle footwear brand,  lūp. He also owns and operates the footwear design, development and marketing agency, FTWRDSGN and is the founder and editor of the footwear design website, Concept Kicks.


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  • thetrilltroll

    Where are the flyknits? it was the first trainer that popped in my head when I read the title of this list.

    • Urriah O. Aguilera

      simple.. something that my grandmother can do in her off time is not that creative..

      • 123

        yeah, your grandma also knits the kevlar laces

    • Mr Bailey

      The flyknits are a super creative shoe for sure, but for me the creativity in that shoe was placed more on the material development and not as much on the design aesthetic and functionality, at least not as much as rest of the shoes on the list…

  • Richard Lasquite

    Reebok killing it with the innovation.