ByFred Blunden, writer at
I've read way too many comics and watched too many movies to function in normal society.
Fred Blunden

Marty McFly’s Powerlace-equipped boots from Back To The Future 2 are the coolest piece of footwear in cinema history. Nike produced a limited run in 2011 for charity, but a tweet from a former art director from Wieden + Kennedy in Portland USA shows what looks like a functioning pair may be going on general release after all!

Back in January, Nike did say that they would produce self-lacing sneakers by the end of 2015. This latest image, accompanied by the text ‘October 21, 2015’ is the clearest indication yet that they’re going to arrive in time for Marty to slip them on as predicted.

Now if only I can get the hoverboard I’ve been asking for….


Will you be wanting a pair of these come October?


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