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Get Yourself Some Modular Footwear!

February 22, 2011 Leave a comment Go to comments

“Grant Delgatty was a shoe designer for over a decade – working with K-Swiss, Puma, and Vans -before he decided he’d had enough of trying to think of what consumers would want in a season or two.

Instead, he endeavored to create a line of shoes consumers could customize for themselves, by choosing soles and switching out uppers when they were worn, out of style, or didn’t match a wearer’s mood.

Even better, Delgatty made the soles of the shoes recyclable. Thus, Urshuz (pronounced ‘Yer shoes’) were born.

The shoes work via a series of rings attached to the shoes’ uppers. These elastic ‘U’ rings are attached into channels molded into the outsole. The same sole can be used for either a canvas upper something akin to Dockers, a more sneaker-style look, or even flip flops and open-toes sandal styles.”

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