You won't be puzzled by these shoes, but you will be delighted by the pattern inspired by the Rubik's Cube puzzle. They're the Converse Chuck Taylor All-Star Hi Rubiks. The colors and graphics make the high tops really stand out.
They're available at a number of online stores, but the prices fluctuate wildly from the mid $20 to well over $50. If running shoes make you run faster, do Rubik's shoes make you solve puzzles better?
Implications - Incorporating an innovative design into a popular product is a great way for companies to attract the attention of consumers who are familiar with the product that is being advertised. Putting a unique twist on the product makes it feel fresh and new, while the classic use and purpose of the product are still maintained.