Continuing to deliver uniquely functional takes on footwear designs, sneaker customizer VØID has now returned with a new Pokémon concept. Focussing on the iconic Nike Air Force 1, the latest design is inspired by Scizor, the Generation II evolution of Scyther. Evolving when Scyther is traded while holding a Metal Coat, the bipedal, dual-type Bug/Steel insectoid Pokémon is known for its red, metallic exoskeleton, retractable forewings, and hind wings.
Building on the visual look and attack characteristics of Scizor, the shoes have been dip-dyed red and outfitted with rope laces and working scissors. Additional detailing includes an illustration of Scizor, Steel type emblem, and a fitting caution sign. The scissors on the shoe can be utilized when unclasped and the wearer makes a step to actuate the arms.
Watch VØID’s Scizor-inspired Nike Air Force 1 concept below.
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