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Athletic Shoe

Short Science, May 26, 2013

Runners tread more heavily on the earth than they may ever have imagined, according to a team of Massachusetts Institute of Technology scientists.

Sunday, 26 May, 2013, 4:35am

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On by Jenny Slate and Dean Fleischer-Camp Penguin (e-book)

29 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Brogue traders break cover

It may have escaped your notice, but a barely perceptible revolution in men's shoes is taking place in Hong Kong. Where once the flashy and fleeting Italian and French designs held sway, there now appears to be a shift towards the more genteel way of doing things.

11 Nov 2011 - 12:00am

Fashion pack in their element as good sports make for the mall to party with Puma

Get ready to elbow your way for some stylish sneakers before they fly off the shelves - luxe sportswear is hitting big this season.

The fashion pack turned out to party in head-to-toe sportswear last week at Puma Black Label's autumn-winter show at Tsim Sha Tsui's Elements mall.

13 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Mechanics of a Sole

Almost every shoe is different. The leather is hand crafted and laser-cut, and some are delicately hand painted and polished by aged artisans, like the white-haired man who has been working at the factory for more than 30 years.

9 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Getting to the sole of a comfy business

Mario Moretti Polegato can thank his lucky stars and his Italian spirit for the patented technology used in his 'breathable' shoes.

24 Nov 2010 - 12:00am


Bags are not just for girls - they can come in handy for guys too. You can opt for shoulder bags if you find backpacks too ordinary. Or go for a messenger bag, which looks great with jeans and sneakers.

TK HK$470

23 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Clot's main man puts creative foot forward for Converse

It seems Kevin Poon Sai-han (right) is more than just Edison Chen Koon-hei's business partner in their Clot entertainment enterprise. Now he's a bona fide shoe designer too.

7 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

A sneaker feeling brought on by age

Past a certain age, despite your willingness to suffer for fashion, your body just gives up. All those years of abuse from tight trousers, shrunken shirts and jackets, and slim and pointy shoes bite yours truly rather painfully in the ass.

22 Mar 2010 - 12:00am


Canvas sneakers are an all-season essential for every guy's wardrobe. Lightweight and versatile, they go perfectly with shorts or jeans in the summer.

Mercibeaucoup (HK$999)

Make your life easier by tying the shoelaces loosely and hiding the knot behind the tongue of the shoes. Then you can just slip these on and go.

26 Jun 2009 - 12:00am

When the going gets tough, the tough go shopping for shoes

Yikes! What have I got myself into? After a very optimistic Week One, Week Two's efforts were plain abysmal.

14 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Obsession: Converse trainers

To celebrate its 100th anniversary, Converse collaborated with various brands to create a series of limited-edition trainers. The final collection has just been released exclusively in Japan and Hong Kong, and they are for collectors.

8 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

Canto-pop singer uses her sneakers to call for end to bloodshed around world

Good news for the city's sneaker-heads. The Adidas Originals shop in Causeway Bay reopened after a month of renovation with a bash on Friday - featuring Dragon-i co-founder Gilbert Yeung Kei-lung and 24 Herbs' DJ Ghost Style on the turntables. Checking the crowd, you would've guessed the dress code was an old-school tracksuit.

1 Dec 2008 - 12:00am

We mean business

Think before you throw out your old sneakers; they could earn you a fortune online.

Rony Chan Ka-wai, 21, and her schoolmate Tracy Wong Siu-yee, 23, like other young people, wear sneakers as part of their daily uniform.

However, they never dreamed that changing from buyers to online sellers of the shoes would make them rich and successful.

17 Sep 2008 - 12:00am

The metro

I have been thinking a lot about what defines this decade and I draw a blank. Fashion in the 1970s might have been a little delusional and 80s style was trashy, but at least you can define them.

Because these decades are so distinctive, we're now looking back to them for fashion inspiration.

8 Sep 2008 - 12:00am