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e consumer and end use in mind. Gender related foot shap

Materials play a big role in how much lasts impact the fit of a shoe. According to last experts at adidas, “the last has a big influence on the fit of the shoe. For a stiff leather shoe the last has more impact on the fit compared to Adidas Superstar Femme a very stretchy upper material which Adidas NMD Womens allows the foot to expand and find the needed  space.”What size I wear, or any other sneakerhead out there, depends therefore not only on the brand but also Nike Air Presto Womens the model, and what the shoe is meant to be used for. That means a Adidas ZX Flux Femme running shoe will inherently fit differently to a golf shoe or a football boot – even if in the same size.Ultimately, it’s the specific job that the shoe was designed for that determines what kind of last is used: “A good last can however produce both a good and bad fitting shoe. If the wrong last is chosen for a particular purpose, this can cause the shoe to fit poorly. For example, using a dress shoe last for a running shoe, improper sockliner allowance, or the pattern not matching the last, etc.”Speaking to adidas Originals’ Oddbjorn Stavseng, Global Senior Design Adidas ZX Flux Womens Director, about the recently released Nike Air Force 1 Mujer Deerupt silhouette, we were told that its shape  was based on the New York but that “just by putting it  on a different last, it gives a completely different stance to Nike Air Max 90 Mujer the shoe.

So, [the] New York has a quite specific shape but by changing the shape of [the last], [we get] a different dimension and it makes a more modern shoe.” Chances are a size 9 adidas New York will fit slightly different to an adidas Deerupt in the same size.When we develop a new last, we normally come to the last department here with some sort of reference. So it can be an existing adidas shoe, and we say we want something like this. Or, we can come there with a sketch, and say we have this sketch. We need to have exactly this shape.”These last experts gave us some insight into the work that goes into making the perfect Nike Dunk Sky High Womens last: “At adidas, before a last is sent Asics Gel lyte 5 Femme into production from the last creation team, Adidas Superstar Womens input is received from various internal counterparts such as design, development and marketing, to enable the brand to produce  a final product that has the consumer and end use in mind. Gender related foot shape, target group (professional, leisure, medium foot, wide foot etc.), sport specific requirements, design aspects, material properties etc. have  to be considered for any new last development.”

As for the technical aspect of manufacturing lasts, the experts added that “lasts are partly created in 3-D with a special last development software, but mainly lasts are still handcrafted in wood by a skilled and experienced last model maker. Final model lasts will be scanned and production is based on 3-D data. From request until final release Nike Air Max 95 Womens] there are a few checks (aesthetics, Nike Air Vapormax Womens measurements, fit & wear tests etc.) to ensure the last Nike Air Pegasus 89 Womens meets all the requirements.”Other noteworthy yet unverifiable Nike Air Max 2017 Womens claims from Ye's Twitter stream include comparing the rate of  Yeezy 350 sales to iPhones (Kanye says Adidas sells 400,000 pairs in four hours) and the success of the Yeezy 500 and Yeezy Boost 700 models, the latter of which he says is the brand's "most requested shoe."So there you have it; an abridged answer on why different shoes fit in different sizes, and more on lasts than you probably ever wanted to know.



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