Three Stage High Performance Pregnancy Shoes | Ashin Zhou

An incredibly detailed and thought out project from 2012 by designer, Ashin Zhou, these shoe’s were created for female athletes at different stages of pregnancy; Peak Performance (Pre/early stage – Pregnancy), Pregnancy & Recovery. Taking into account foot swelling, over-pronation, shifts in body mass and the athletes center of gravity during pregnancy, Ashin set out to design a pair of shoes that would make the transition between each phase as smooth as possible.

One of the more impressive features of the project for me is the video below, where you can see a working prototype of one of Ashin’s concepts.

See more of Ashin’s detailed project, below –

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Mr. Bailey

Product Designer + Footwear Architect | Founder of @ConceptKicks | www.MrBailey.co.uk

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