Swiss Running Brand On’s Sustainable Mountain Hut

A temporary, self-contained escape found on the "roof of Europe"

Public art installations in unexpected places are nothing new: 104-year-old Cuban painter Carmen Herrera’s large-scale, monochromatic sculptures just popped up in a downtown NYC park, Sterling Ruby’s fluorescent orange monolith “Spectre” sat within Mount San Jacinto State Park until recently. But Swiss running brand On’s sustainable mountain hut, situated in the Piz Lunghin (also known as “The Roof of Europe”), isn’t an art installation—though it …

The Converse Auckland Modern Running Shoe

A new silhouette with a comfortable, dynamic fit

Despite a retro aesthetic that harkens back to running shoes of the ’70s and ’80s, Converse‘s recently released Auckland Modern is entirely present day. A previous iteration of the shoe’s silhouette debuted back in 1984 for the Olympic Games in Los Angeles, but this new version is more than just a visual upgrade. There are a few predominant features that warrant attention here. First, the …

adidas Running’s PureBOOST X for Women

Debuting new floating arch technology for maximizing each stride

With all the footwear innovations adidas offers (other brands, as well, for that matter), most often they are initially applied to products for men. This time, however, adidas Running has taken a brand new science-backed technology and silhouette and applied it first to sneakers for women. The resulting PureBOOST X features something entirely new: a floating arch that hugs the foot and touches the sole …