Q. Tell us about your background getting to where you are today?
I started the company (Soulsfeng) Future Footwear Technology Corporation in 2016, which produces and sells shoes. Before that, I had been in this business for over 7 years.
Soulsfeng is the brand name of Future Footwear Technology Corporation (FFT). For the last five years, Soulsfeng has always been at the forefront of technological research & sports analysis. Soulsfeng is a fashion shoe brand with graffiti art at its heart.
The company’s strategy is to develop our business based on the United States market and expand our business to all over the world.
Q. Where does your company operate from?
Q. When did you start the shoe company?
The company was started in 2016.
Q. How did you get into footwear/technology?
With my former footwear background and the inspiration of graffiti art, I decided to start the business by combining those two. The goal was to produce and sell shoes with graffiti art while trying to develop and include more high-tech in the shoes.
Q. What is the most challenging thing you have overcome in your life?
To start the shoe company and get it to grow rapidly.
Q. Are you currently working independently or with a major shoe brand?
Yes, the brand Soulsfeng is working independently but we have some projects with major companies.
Q. Who inspires you the most in business?
I was inspired to start the business of combining graffiti art and shoes by JP O’donnell and Ilya Sober, the graffiti art designers.
Elon Musk is of course the role model for the technology.
Q. What do you want people to remember about your business?
I want people to remember that we brought Graffiti Art and Technology to the shoe world.
Q. Any new shoes coming out soon?
A new style of lighting sneakers have been released recently on our home page soulfeng.com.
The lighting uses cold light technology, which doesn’t produce much heat and the light is more gentle than a traditional LED. The soft lighting blends in with the art design on the sneakers perfectly.
SKYTRACK X Rebosober Blue Graffiti Lighting Sneaker
Cool Lighting : There are several color modes to choose from, Red, Blue, Green, Orange, Skyblue and Purple. You can change the color by pressing the button on the sole. Press the button for more than 3 seconds to switch the lighting on and off.
Rechargeable: Fully charged battery can last over 48 hours. Rechargeable battery takes 4 hours from empty to fully charged.
Product Demonstration Link:
Q. What is your greatest achievement as a businessman?
Starting the shoe company and seeing continuous growth internationally.
Q. Do you produce your own materials? If not who do you work with?
Yes, we produce our own materials and have factory lines of our own.
Q. Who is one business person you wish you could work with?
Elon Musk. He is a brilliant man with a keen sense of business in the technology area. Actually, we do have a project that cooperated with his company, the project is making CyberTruck-shaped shoes.
Q. Tell us about any new projects you have coming out? When is coming out? What is it about?
We plan to release a style of boots with heating technology. It was designed for cold weather and those elders who tend to get cold feet. The technique uses carbon fiber heating which has good heating conduction and it is also a safe method that evenly heats under the bottom of the feet area.
There are 3 heating levels and different indicator colors( Red: 45 ℃ , Blue: 42 ℃ , White: 40 ℃ ) Fully charged battery can last up to 8 hours on the highest heating level.
It will be released soon.
Q. What does a day inside your shoes look like?
Extremely busy. I’m always working on being innovative with the brand, taking meetings or ensuring orders are reaching their customers.
Q. Anything else you want the audience to know about you?
Soulsfeng Founders: David Feng, Fahad Al Ali
Since 2016, Soulsfeng Sport, Graffiti Art & Tech.
Each pair of shoes made by us has been hand-finished and delivered to customers perfectly. Our founder’s lifelong dream is to engage with and listen to each customer, while improving on the craft of manufacturing better shoes. Because they are the souls pushing us to step forward, they are our future. This is the story of our brand name, Soulsfeng. The development and expansion of a brand is a monumental task. Regardless of the challenges, we at Soulsfeng will always strive to utilize the latest technology in the pursuit of quality products for everyone.
Soulsfeng Slogan: Do Whatever You Can Do!
Some of our voices:
-What we believe, “finding the meaning of life through a paint brush”.
-“Be stronger and more empowered by helping others to make a better future, better life and a kinder world”
-Thanks to JP odonnell, Soulsfeng is willing to build a different apparel & fashion world with Graffiti Arts.
-Stopping Evironmental Pollution starts with myself.
•The time to act is now.
•Even very little things will help the change. All material Soulsfeng uses are degradable material, even the package bags.
•Do Whatever You Can Do. It is our duty to make innovative sneakers & make the world better.
MY1OF1 SAYS CUSTOM FASHION IS NOW MAINSTREAM
Fashion, fashion, fashion! It’s been around and it has been evolving. Ahmon Metdals and his business partners Naomi Bagga and Mike WIlson have always had a passion for fashion but they have also had a passion to stand out and make a change within the community. The fashion industry is always growing and expressing personality through fashion has always been a part of life. Metdals and his team have breathed life into a startup that is rapidly growing!
Have you heard of My1of1.com? If not then where have you been! Their site is user friendly and very thought out. They are a custom apparel brand that allows people to design and order their own apparel products. It’s a place where everyone can bring out their inner creativity and design something unique to their own interest and style. Basically stating that every time someone comes to their website to design they’re creating their own unique piece of apparel so it is their personal 1 of 1. You know the saying “You can never copy an original ” well that goes true for Ahmon, his team, their customers and their customers’ creative ideas in fashion.
A business that is so unique and so limitless is sure to thrive. My1of1 is very unique because they have always made a social impact a priority since they have started. Ahmon states “ My1of1 has a student program where we teach the importance of creativity and entrepreneurship. Then students get to customize and receive apparel products in the program. Also every student walks away with their own ecommerce page we set them up with. We have partnered with Foot Locker to bring these workshops to Foot Locker stores in LA, Chicago, Detroit, San Fran and Dallas”. This has reached 15k students in the last year alone. This community activity encourages entrepreneurs and provides a sense a platform for students to learn about business, fashion and marketing.
My1of1’s vision is to not only limit customers to customizing only what goes on the garments. They see a near future in having options for customers to customize patterns, shapes and overall styles of garments. They want them to be able to allow them to customize the shape and color pattern of their individual pieces. Let your imagination run wild and free with my1of1! If you’re eager to learn more or just curious and want to browse around their site go check them out! Their business is doing so well that you can expect to see My1of1 stores in 2023, where the experience is fully interactive and will be an experience you never seen before.
Up and Coming Luxury Brand “GGOVANA” Sets To Make Their Presence Known In The High Fashion World
GGOVANA is an up and coming luxury brand created by Alfred Rogers. Alfred’s vision was to create a brand that sparked passion, confidence and comfortability in their consumers. This brand was a way for Alfred to express himself in his own artform within the world of fashion. His goal is to shape his brand into one that is perceived as a brand of high class. He speaks on his vision within his latest book “Diary of GGOVANA”.
The book is a deep dive into the life behind the creation of GGOVANA and the process of the brand.The brand’s mission states “The natural way of creating and making you feel confident and comfortable”. They are all about creating an amazing experience for the consumer. Motivating and inspiring those who go after their dreams. GGOVANA is a brand, but almost a sense of lifestyle for the owner of the high end garments.
WELCOME TO GGOVANA LUXURY CO.
Sole Resell Has Generated Millions With His Brand Soleworld And This Is Only The Beginning
Soleworld is a developing brand possessed by Derrick Starks, Better known as Sole Resell. During the quarantine pandemic a great deal of organizations were failing, yet for a few the pandemic made flourishing organizations. Sole Resell was one of those people who made the most of every opportunity and as ready to make and scale his image Soleworld for all intents and purposes for the time being. He began with in a real sense a dollar and a fantasy. Having no cash didn’t deflect him from making 1,000,000 dollar brand. He took his hustle to the roads and to online entertainment. It was before no time that his business was going through informal exchange and circulating around the web via virtual entertainment.
In spite of the fact that he adores his business Basketball has been something he has consistently had dear to him. Making his image he ensured that he remembered the game for his store. Subsequent to sending off his most memorable store he landed more areas and collabs. His new significant joint effort being with Lavar Ball. This was major and he just anticipates more joint efforts coming in. All the more as of late he has begun to sign competitors under “Soleworld”. Hitherto he has 2 endorsers and is effectively exploring more competitors. Sole Resell is a 22 year old mogul who is a motivation to all. Ensure you look at “Soleworld” and get to know the brand. Additionally stay aware of him via virtual entertainment to keep awake to date on occasions, collabs and refreshes in regards to Soleworld.