Letchworth catwalk models happy with their 3D Ogle

The Ogle team

The Ogle team - Credit: Archant

Models have been busy wearing shoes called Honey Wedge for a world famous fashion house Julian Hakes – which were created by a 3D printer by Ogle Models and Prototypes, in Birds Hill.

The design company, specialising in 3D printing and rapid prototyping, used the latest technology to produce a solution when Julian Hakes required 12 pairs of shoes urgently for the recent London Fashion Week.

Julian said: “Most footwear designers sample and prototype in European size 37 but for London Fashion week collections we often use a size 40.

“This meant we needed specialist equipment to create 12 pairs of shoes quickly – so turned to Ogle, knowing their 3D printing machines could provide the solution.

“We sent the file over on a Friday and by Monday we received 12 pairs of beautiful 3D printed outsoles ready for assembly.”

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