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From Fido to feet: Designer creates sneaker using dog hair

From Fido to feet: Designer creates sneaker using dog hair

January 11, 2021 |

In Germany, sustainability-focused designer Emilie Burfeind has used renewable and waste materials—including dog hair—to create an eccentric sneaker that she hopes will appeal to sneakerheads concerned with the wasteful practices of sneaker culture and fast fashion.  Dubbed Sneature, the shoe membrane is made using 3D knitting of dog hair, creating “flexibility, stiffness, and air circulation […]

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