Adidas Unveils Performance Shoes Made From Synthetic Spider Silk

Adidas Unveils Performance Shoes Made From Synthetic Spider Silk
Fashion & Apparel

The Futurecraft Biofabric prototype has an upper made of 100 percent Biosteel fiber

Emma Hutchings
  • 23 november 2016

Adidas has unveiled the world’s first performance shoe made using Biosteel fiber, a nature-based, biodegradable fiber developed by the German biotech company AMSilk. It has been used for the upper of the Futurecraft Biofabric prototype, with the material being 15 percent lighter in weight than conventional synthetic fibers and possibly the strongest fully natural material available.

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