APL Launches TechLoom Zipline Running Shoe And We’re Obsessed

APL – the brand of choice for stars like Jennifer Lopez and Kim Kardashian, and just about every other stylish A-lister – is the reason streamlined, beautifully designed sneakers became popular and have remained so for the last decade (that ugly chunky sneaker/dad sneaker trend aside).

They’re the brand I consistently find to make the most comfortable and high performing shoes whether for bootcamp, a walk or a long run and they do so without chunky, ugly cushioning (looking at you New Balance…). Now the brand has launched a new style called TechLoom Zipline, which are in my opinon the first “chunky” sneaker to actually be stylish.

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While chunkier than most of their other styles, TechLoom Zipline is still sleek and streamlined and with the unique web-like design, inspired by an actual zipline, this APL style is both wearable and a fashion statement.

Zipline is made with a new construction – a single, seamless upper that provides lightweight breathability and 360-degree stretch. The upper is then surrounded by hollow cord “ziplines” that function as an exterior cage of support. While it’s a running shoe you will just as seamlessly be able to do a HIIT workout, a boxing class or just about any other studio or home workout.