The Orion Footwear Shoe's Upper is Made of Waterproof Scotchgard Tape

By: Ady Floyd - Jul 28, 2015
References: akiofootwear & hypebeast
AKIO Orion footwear is a unique shoe line that features sneakers with uppers made from Scotchguard tape. This creative design element allows the Orion shoe to be water-resistant and it provides an interesting textural material.

There are also various different materials that are used to make the upper of these shoes. Some of the alternative materials include nubuck, soft-shell polyurethane, Melton wool and tumbled leather. The sole of this shoe is slightly elevated near the heel, which aids in creating a more comfortable and cushioned walking experience.

The AKIO Orion footwear collection is a new shoe that will hit the shelves for consumers during the month of August. This footwear line aims to combine urban designs with rugged and durable elements. With numerous colors from flashy yellow to neutral black, the Orion shoe is compatible with multiple styles.