3D printing is very versatile. Thanks to the increasing variety of materials, it is entering all markets and professions. In the fashion world we find Feetz, a company with a line of customizable 3D printed shoes.
Since its inception, the main objective of the company has been to be able to offer personalized footwear for everyone. Thanks to FDM printers, this dream has become reality
Feetz, the company.
This American company started in Chattanooga. Its founder and CEO Lucy Barba, has come a long way since in 2013 it was proposed be able to offer its customers a custom made product until it has finally been able to launch this line of shoes customized to the customer's needs.
It has recently associated with DSW to market your product. DSW is a large chain of establishments with a presence in the US that will allow them a rapid expansion throughout the territory.
"People will soon be able to see, touch and learn about how our 3D technology can personalize footwear and experience a product that is as good for you as it is for the environment."
The buying process.
In order to have a reference on our foot with which to work, they have developed a software for IOs and Android “Feetz SizeMe”. Using 3 photos that are carried out from our mobile phone, a 3-dimensional model with 5000 data points and 22 dimensions. Later this model will allow them to manufacture unos made to measure shoes that they fit us like a glove. This software will generate a special code that we must supply to the manufacturer at the time of purchase. In a delivery term approximate of 2 weeks We will receive our pair of shoes comfortably at our address.
If in spite of everything we are not satisfied with the product, they guarantee that we can request a return as long as they don't pass 30 days of the purchase.
Qualities, price and availability
The shoes are made in 100% recyclable material, made in a sustainable way in the USA. They tell us about a flexible material but do not specify more information. They even dare to assure us that we can walk up to 500 miles with them.
They currently have 3 models of shoes for sale, 2 for women and one for men. The price is between 200 and 250 dollars. Unfortunately still they do not serve Spain.