Flyknit, Primeknit, Evolknit - the summer shoe of the year is coated in a knit-upper. Deciding upon the true creator of knit technology may be debatable. A known fact however is that the biggest names in the sneaker industry have acknowledged that the shoe of the future ought to be light and breathable. The knit-bandwagon carries brands such as Nike, Adidas, Puma, Reebok, Asics, who have all exhibited their own versions of the popular knit-upper. The outcome: upper-materials which can be seen and felt. Technology clashes with fashion. The knit-upper isn’t just elastic, breathable and obedient like a sock, but the upper also offers many flashy colorways and definitely classifies as eye-candy. Even granny knew; knit is king!