HILOS and Ancuta Sarca at London Fashion Week AW24

by Lillian Hardy

Ancuta Sarca

With this project, Ancuta Sarca marks a creative expansion into the world of 3D footwear, putting a completely new stamp on how the world views luxury footwear design.

This is the first 3D-printed heel that combines harder nylons and softer TPU printed within one assembly, opening up a completely new range of design possibilities that still embody the performance and comfort that 3D promises.

Beyond the bold and modern styling of the footwear line, this launch showcased the speed of the new HILOS Studio platform, going from first conversation to launch in just four months.


"Although there are no new Swoosh silhouettes this season, there is room for a selection of 3D-printed minimalist sandals that arrive in vibrant red and blue made in partnership with HILOS Studio, recognized for bridging advanced technology with eco-conscious craftsmanship."


“These are the first shoes that are made by blending two printed materials," said Sarca. "They work on a zero waste process, where they create everything digitally. So there is no waste."

As a part of London Fashion Week 2024, Ancuta Sarca and HILOS co-hosted an event at The Hoxton with Culted. See the afterparty here.

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