English actress Helena Bonham Carter was recently spotted in London wearing these funky-looking Mary Janes. It turns out they are made by a New Mexico-based footwear company called Z Coil. Its claim to fame is a heel made out of a 3-inch steel coil designed to act as a shock absorber. The shoes were developed by a runner who suffered injuries from the sport. Z Coil offers about 14 different custom-fitted styles ranging from sneakers to boots at a cost of $200-$300. Celebrity devotees also include Dustin Hoffman and Matt Damon. (Read More)
Friday, November 14, 2008
Austin store owner Cam White explains the technology behind the Z-CoiL shoe
One of our health obsessed fans sent us this gem. Aside from inducing a massive Inspector Gadget flashback the Z-Coil shoes supposedly reduce foot-leg-back pain generated during walking, running and jumping. - GadgetKing
Wednesday, November 12, 2008
Gabcast! The Dr. Lotchie Kerch Show #7
Dr. Lotchie Kerch D.P.M talks to Austin TX Z-CoiL dealers.