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Nike Makes Circularity Its Moon Shot With ‘Space Hippie’ Shoes, Olympics Uniforms

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Nike is taking one small step for a sneaker, and one giant leap for footwear. On Wednesday, the sportswear giant debuted Space Hippie, a collection of shoes constructed with Nike’s terrestrial version of “space junk”—which is to say, post-production scrap materials recovered from its factory floors. Composed of four “rebelliously optimistic” silhouettes, the line is…

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