Functional winter boot.
Over the past centuries, fashion is regarded as woman patent. By the popularization of aesthetics awareness, dress-up is not only for woman but also for man,
representing an icon to show personal taste and pursuit of life aesthetics.
Winter Oxford is inspired by commuters in winter. In the clammy weather, normal shoes are so easily getting wet and dirty that could make peoples’ feet cold. To solve these problems, Winter Oxford is designed to be water resistant and warm, also with clean and beautiful look.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
Urban fashion Winter Oxford is a combination of stylish Oxford and thermo-protective boots. For function, comfortable genuine leather and warmth high ankle boots also reflect the function needs and desire for physical and mental satisfaction.
To increase the warmth retention properties, Winter Oxford extends the boot height and is made of water resistant dark leather. For comfort, Winter Oxford uses flexible and soft neoprene in the foam padded collar so that it’s easier for the wearer to move ankle.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
Winter Oxford varies with different winter clothes to express seasonable looks and personal style. Take yuppie for example, both elegance and whims.
1. Wearer could adjust the tightness while tying shoelaces.
2. Winter Oxford is goes well with narrow-legged trousers tuck in the shoes. Whiling with wide-legs, it’s better not to tuck in the Winter Oxford. Winter Oxford easily goes with any kind of style for the personal preference.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
Jul-Sep 2015 in Taipei City, Taiwan
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Fashion, Apparel and Garment Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Winter Oxford inherits hand-made craft and precise production process. The manufacturing procedure is inclusive of manual pattern-making adjustment, digital process like semi-auto sewing process, laser cutting by senior technician. Furthermore, to guarantee the quality, parts of making process are still hand-made by senior shoes maker, also providing customized service with particular leather like the water resistant neoprene.
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
EU 42 : 265mm
Main material is genuine leather with parts of Neoprene to increase comfort and keep wearer warm.
Winter, Fashion accessories, Oxford shoes, Boots
We do the boots marketing research for style ,material and function of them. Therefore, come out Winter Oxford for hand-made craft elegant British and outdoor athletic. For function, comfortable genuine leather and warmth high ankle boots also reflect the function needs and desire for physical and mental satisfaction.
To increase the warmth retention properties, Winter Oxford extends the boot height and is made of water resistant dark leather
Nowadays, life cycle of commodities is too short. How to break the consumption habits and to bring the age-old classic spirit back to the goods? It’s a challenge to innovate new elements and to keep the symbol at the same time. Winter Oxford is good start to be a water resistant and antifouling design for commuters in winter.
TEAM MEMBERS (3) :
Designer and Photographer: Huang, Pin-Chen ,, Pattern maker: Chen, Wei-Chih , and Sewing technician: Kuo, Shu-Chu