House of Hoops 'Catch a Cab' Sneaker Pays Tribute to NY Transit

By: Rachel Bowman - Published:   Updated: Aug 16 2011 • References: footlockerunlocked & highsnobiety
New York transit isn't known for being well-loved, but House of Hoops has created a new shoe for Nike that pays homage to the city's taxis, the “Catch a Cab” sneakers.

The “Catch a Cab” sneaker by House of Hoops features the same bright yellow known as the official city taxi color, as well as an on/off image and a fare chart on the sole of the shoe.

The “Catch a Cab” shoe will be available in June.

Implications - House of Hoops has created a quirky pair of sneakers that pay homage the taxis of New York City that make the run at all hours of the day.

Stats for Taxi Cab Shoes Trending: Older & Mild
Traction: 4,998 clicks in 291 w
Interest: 4 minutes
Concept: Taxi Cab Shoes
Related: 30 examples / 23 photos
Segment: Males, 12-35
Comparison Set: 11 similar articles, including: horror fashion, disposable shoes, and fuzzy zebra sneakers.