When it comes to technical footwear, nothing’s more technical then the boots astronauts wear into space. But it’s not just adventurers from the last frontier who love astronaut boots, high-end designers of all pedigrees seem to be taking the designs of NASA engineers and flipping them for the runway.
Take a look at the collection of 6 astronaut shoe rip-offs below and you’ll get the extraterrestrial picture.
The Raf Simons Astronaut Sneakers
Belgian designer Raf Simons not only drew his design for these ankle-pocket kicks directly from the boots NASA outfits it’s spacemen with, he straight up named them Astronaut Sneakers.
Maison Martin Margiela Bronze
Get a pair of astronaut shoes a little dirty and, boom, you’ve got Maison Martin Margiela‘s moon rock-colored kicks.
Danny Kass Double Tongue Zoom Force 1
Hunter Rain Boots
Even the rain boot purveyors at Hunter have gotten in on the action.
Air Force 1s
When you’re adrift in space, there’s no dirt to ruin your all-white Air Forces.
Dr. Martens Originals
Even when back at Cape Canaveral, astronauts wear the kind of kicks that get a boot designer excited.