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The Ultra-Customizable 'KI ecobe' Eliminates Sweatshop Labor

 - Jun 14, 2017
References: facebook & kiecobe
This brilliant footwear was created by Korean footwear designer G.D. Kim to eliminate sweatshops in Asia. It's called 'KI ecobe' and it's a modular shoe that comes in separate pieces which the end user assembles, making the manufacturing process much less labor-intensive.

The shoe is specially designed to use no toxic adhesives so that it can be easily assembled and disassembled to recycle and replace parts as needed. Because of its unique modular design, the KI ecobe is highly customizable; download the app and choose a color and material of each individual part of the shoe. Once delivered, easily assemble your shoes to match your outfit, your mood, your favorite sports team, or even the seasons.

If you’re indoors, KI ecobe is a slipper, if you’re outside, it’s a shoe. It can also be used as a sandal too.

KI ecobe is on Kickstarter with an early bird price of $69.