The upper pattern is a modern-redesign of the original Silver Shadow (1981). Back in 1981, the Silver Shadow was worn by the recruits of the German and British army. HI-TEC’s functional Rollin Gait System (RGS) was developed by Vibram in collaboration with the HI-TEC product team in 2011. The Vibram Rollin Gait system sole unit has an innovative midsole and outsole combination that supports the natural movement of the foot to reduce muscle fatigue.
A team of young talent has been brought together to relaunch the brand by establishing HTS74; a premium sneaker line and acknowledgement of Hi-Tec’s legacy.
The relaunch has been on its way for several years and now with the right team, the release date has finally arrived. By looking back into the archives – a true treasure chamber – the talented team has succeeded in creating the perfect balance between functional sports footwear and modern-day fashion sneakers.
The HTS74 collection is a two-dimensional collection, in which 43 years of experience with performance technology is combined with the original brand’s quintessential 1980’s and 1990’s fantastic upper patterns. Not positioned as another retrobrand, HTS74 assures to present modern and functional trainers.