It seems the movie Back to the Future Part II (the one in which Marty McFly is actually trying to get back to the past) is having a heavy influence on fashion. The ‘80s flick proposed several ideas of what technology would be like in the not-too-distant future, but as we’ve crept past the year in which the movie was set—2015—we, the future people, are wondering just where the hell our gadgets are. Have no fear, fashion is here.
Though sneaker fans have known for a while that Nike would be producing the self-lacing sneakers that were featured in the film, the general public was delighted yesterday when the company announced that the power-lacing shoes are now available. Fans will be happy to know that Nike designed them to look almost exactly like the ones in the movie, right down to the glowing logo strap.