Best in Show: Nike's Scrappy Trash Talk Shoes

The eco-friendly athletic shoe is made from scraps of leather and synthetic materials and attached to a recycled rubber sole

Nike (NKE) isn't anyone's idea of a scrappy company. But one style of its athletic shoes is—literally. The Trash Talk is made from scraps of leather and synthetic materials that are stitched together and attached to a recycled rubber sole. The shoe is constructed well enough for NBA play, yet with sufficient style and eco-cred to win Best in Show in this year's International Design Excellence Awards.

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