UP-PART is a footwear concept addressing ecological concerns over the mass production of sneakers.
With the current sneaker trend, ever more low quality, cheap shoes are sold. Weak points in their designs lead to a lifespan that hardly exceeds a year when worn on a regular basis.
UP-PART shoes provide sole and upper separately. Either can be replaced when damaged, hence limiting waste.
Since every part are detachable by the user, they are also easier to recycle.
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