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US20140059891A1
US20140059891A1 US13/930,296 US201313930296A US2014059891A1 US 20140059891 A1 US20140059891 A1 US 20140059891A1 US 201313930296 A US201313930296 A US 201313930296A US 2014059891 A1 US2014059891 A1 US 2014059891A1
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B1/00Footwear characterised by the material
    • A43B1/02Footwear made of animal or plant fibres or fabrics made therefrom
    • A43B1/04Braided, knotted, knitted, or crocheted footwear
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B23/00Uppers; Boot legs; Stiffeners; Other single parts of footwear
    • A43B23/02Uppers; Boot legs
    • A43B23/0245Uppers; Boot legs characterised by the constructive form
    • A43B23/0295Pieced uppers
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B3/00Footwear characterised by the shape or the use
    • A43B3/24Collapsible or convertible footwear
    • A43B3/242Collapsible or convertible footwear characterised by the upper
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B7/00Footwear with health or hygienic arrangements
    • A43B7/06Ventilated footwear
    • A43B7/08Footwear with air-holes, with or without closures
    • A43B7/084Footwear with air-holes, with or without closures characterised by the location of the holes
    • A43B7/085Footwear with air-holes, with or without closures characterised by the location of the holes in the upper
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A43FOOTWEAR
    • A43BCHARACTERISTIC FEATURES OF FOOTWEAR; PARTS OF FOOTWEAR
    • A43B9/00Footwear characterised by the assembling of the individual parts
    • A43B9/12Stuck or cemented footwear

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A structure of shoe includes a shoe body and a reinforcement structure. The reinforcement structure is coupled to the shoe body to support the shoe body. The shoe body has an opening that receives a foot of a wearer therein. The shoe body is integrally formed and includes a woven structure. No sewing is needed for the shoe structure.

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    FIELD OF THE INVENTION
  • The present invention relates to a structure of shoe, and in particular to a structure of shoe that is integrally formed of a woven structure.
  • BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION
  • A known shoe is often of poor ventilation due to the material used and may sometimes causes an uncomfortable feeling. A user's foot is often enclosed in the shoe for a substantial amount of time so that if the shoe is of poor ventilation, disease may easily caused on the foot. Further, in the traditional way of manufacturing shoes, a large amount of material is lost during the process of cutting, jointing, and trimming. This causes an environmental issue and also increases the manufacture cost of shoes.
  • SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION
  • Due to the shortcomings of the prior art, it is desired to have a structure of shoe that saves material used and provides air permeability and hygroscopicity in order to overcome the above-discussed problems. Thus, an object of the present invention is to provide a structure of shoe, which is an integrally-formed shoe that is free of sewing arrangement, saves the material cost and manufacturing cost of the structure of shoe.
  • Another object of the present invention is to provide a structure of shoe that comprises an upper that completely complies with human engineering so as to be well suited to the wearer's foot, comfortable, and completely enclosing and provides an effect of hygroscopicity and air permeability.
  • A further object of the present invention is to provide a structure of shoe, which is of wide applications in various functional shoes, indoor shoes, and outdoors sports shoes according to different needs.
  • Yet a further object of the present invention is to provide a structure of shoe, which has excellent elasticity so that the shoe, when worn on a wearer, is in close and compliant engagement with the wearer, just like a second skin, making the wearer feel comfortable when wearing the shoe.
  • According to the above objects, the present invention provides a structure of shoe, which comprises a shoe body and a reinforcement structure coupled to the shoe body to support the shoe body. The shoe body comprises at least one opening that is adapted to receive a foot of a wearer therein. The shoe body comprises a woven structure.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the shoe body comprises meshes.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the structure of shoe further comprises an outsole structure, which is arranged on bottom of the shoe body.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the shoe structure further comprises a tongue provided in a fore portion of the shoe body to expose a portion of the opening and integrally formed with the shoe body.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the shoe structure further comprises a counter, which is provided in a rear portion of the shoe body and is integrally formed with the shoe body.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the reinforcement structure is arranged on an inside surface of the shoe body and is integrally formed with the shoe body.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the reinforcement structure is arranged on an outside surface of the shoe body and is integrally formed with the shoe body.
  • In an embodiment of the present invention, the reinforcement structure is arranged on entirety of the shoe body.
  • BRIEF DESCRIPTION OF THE DRAWINGS
  • The present invention will be apparent to those skilled in the art by reading the following description of preferred embodiments thereof with reference to the drawings, in which:
  • FIG. 1 is an exploded view showing a shoe body according to the present invention;
  • FIG. 2 is an exploded view showing a shoe structure comprising an outsole structure, a tongue, and a counter according to the present invention;
  • FIG. 3 is an exploded view, taken from one side, showing the shoe structure that comprises the outsole structure, the tongue, and the counter according to the present invention; and
  • FIG. 4 is a perspective view showing a shoe structure comprising a shoe body, an outsole structure, a tongue, and a counter according to the present invention.
  • DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE PREFERRED EMBODIMENTS
  • The present invention provides a structure of shoe, which is a structure of shoe that is integrally formed and comprises a woven structure and the structure of shoe comprises no sewing arrangement, provides excellent elasticity, and saves cost of material. For a throughout understanding of the present invention, details of steps and structures of the present invention will be descried. Any manufacturing process and specific steps for manufacturing the structure of shoe that are well known in the art will not be descried in order not to impose undue limitations to the present invention. However, details of preferred embodiments of the present invention will be given hereinafter and beyond these descriptions, the present invention is equally applicable to a variety of embodiments. The scope of the present invention is not to be limited by the descriptions and is only defined in the appended claims.
  • Referring first to FIG. 1, FIG. 1 is a perspective view of a shoe body. In FIG. 1, the shoe structure 1 comprises a shoe body 10 and a reinforcement structure 12. The first shoe body 10 comprises an upper 112, a sole 114, an opening 118, and a rear section 120. The opening 118 receives the insertion of a foot of a wearer to allow the shoe to be worn on the wearer for walking. In the instant embodiment, the shoe body 10 comprises a woven structure that comprises a plurality of meshes. Thus, the shoe body 10 has excellent air permeability. Further, the shoe body 10 is of a woven structure and thus it retains hygroscopicity and elasticity to provide a comfortable feeling of being well suited to the foot, enable complete enclosure of the foot of the wearer, and totally comply with the skin of the foot of the wearer to have an effect of second skin.
  • Next, continuously referring to FIG. 1, the shoe structure 1 further comprises at least one reinforcement structure 12. The reinforcement structure 12 is coupled to the shoe body 10 to support the shoe body 10 so as to prevent the shoe body 10 from being un-shapeable in the same way as socks do. In an embodiment of the present invention, the reinforcement structure 12 is provided on the inside surface 101 of the shoe body 10, as shown in the left side of the shoe in FIG. 1. Since the reinforcement structure 12 is a woven structure, when the reinforcement structure 12 is set on the inside surface 101 of the shoe body 10, a wearer's foot, when put on the shoe structure, will not feel stabbing or uncomfortable. Further, in another embodiment of the present invention, the reinforcement structure 12 is arranged on an outside surface 102 of the shoe body 10, as shown in the right side of the shoe in FIG. 1. Further, the reinforcement structure 12 can be made in the form of various patterns, characters, or signs and is attached to the outside surface 102 of the shoe body 10, whereby the shoe body 10 may use the various configurations of the reinforcement structure 12 to support the shoe body 10 and also to improve aesthetic appearance of the shoe structure 1. In another embodiment, the reinforcement structure 12 is arranged on an inside surface (not shown) or an outside surface (not shown) of a toe compartment 122 of a fore portion 126 of the shoe body 10 or both the inside surface and the outside surface of the toe compartment 122 are provided with the reinforcement structure 12. As such, the reinforcement structure 12 may provide protection to the toes against damage caused by a downward impact or hit. Further, the reinforcement structure 12 can be arranged on a flank 124 of the shoe body to prevent the foot of the wearer from shifting laterally inside the shoe structure 1 for reducing abrasion and protection of the foot from straining. In a further embodiment, the reinforcement structure 12 is provided on the rear section 120 for protecting the heel of the wearer from injury when the foot is moving longitudinally in the shoe structure 1. Further, the reinforcement structures 12 may be provided on the inside surface 101 or the outside surface 102 of the whole the shoe body 10 or provided on both the inside surface 101 and the outside surface 102. The arrangement of the reinforcement structure is not limited to what is described herein.
  • Next, referring to FIGS. 2 and 3, FIG. 2 is an exploded view of a shoe structure that comprises an outsole structure, a tongue, a, and a counter and FIG. 3 is an exploded view, taken from one side, showing the shoe structure that comprises the outsole structure, the tongue, and the counter. In the previously discussed embodiments, the shoe structure 1 is provided, ready for being put on the foot of a wearer. To further improve the ground contact characteristic and comfortableness of walking of the shoe structure 1 put on the foot of the wearer, in another embodiment, the shoe structure 1 is provided, on a bottom 114 thereof, with an outsole structure 14, as shown in FIGS. 2 and 3. In an embodiment of the present invention, the outsole structure 14 is integrally formed with the shoe body 10. Alternatively, the outsole structure 14 is bonded to the bottom 114 of the shoe body 10 by an adhesive layer (not shown).
  • The shoe structure 1 according to the present invention may be provided with additional components for functionality. Continuously referring to FIGS. 2 and 3, in the embodiment, the shoe structure 1 further comprises a tongue 16, which is arranged in a fore portion 126 of the shoe body 10 in such a way to expose a portion of the opening 118 for protection of the back of the foot. In an embodiment, the tongue 16 is integrally formed with the shoe body 10. In another embodiment, depending upon the application of the shoe structure 1, the tongue 16 is provided separate from the shoe 10. Further, the tongue 16 can be made of a woven structure to provide air permeability when a wearer puts on the shoe.
  • Next, the shoe structure 1 may further comprise a counter 18, which is provided in the rear section 120 of the shoe body 10 and may be positioned on the inside surface 101, the outside surface 102, or both the inside surface 101 and outside surface 102 of the rear section 120. Providing the counter 18 helps improve the supporting force of a hind portion 128 and also protects the heel of the wearer from damage caused by walking or exercising.
  • Thus, according to the above embodiments, the shoe structure 1 that comprises the shoe body 10, the outsole structure 14, the tongue 16, and the counter 18 is obtained, as shown in FIG. 4. In other embodiments of the present invention, the shoe structure 1 can be of various combinations of the shoe body 10 comprising the reinforcement structure 12, the outsole structure 14, the tongue 16, and the counter 18. For example, the shoe structure 1 may be only the shoe body 10 comprising the reinforcement structure 12. In another embodiment, the shoe structure 1 can be the shoe body 10 comprising the reinforcement structure 12 and the outsole structure 14. In a further embodiment, the shoe structure 1 can be the shoe body 10 comprising the reinforcement structure 12 and the tongue 16. In a further embodiment, the shoe structure 1 can be the shoe body 10 and the counter 18. In a further embodiment, the shoe structure 1 can be the shoe body 10 comprising the reinforcement structure 12, the outsole structure 14, and the tongue 16. In a further embodiment, the shoe structure 1 can be the shoe body 10 comprising the reinforcement structure 12, the tongue 16, and the counter 18. The outsole structure 14, the tongue 16, and the counter 18 can be integrally formed with the shoe body 10 that comprises the reinforcement structure 12 or separately provided on the shoe body 10. Further, depending upon the applications, the shoe structure 1 according to the present invention can be used as a mountain-hiking shoe, a water/ground dual-purpose shoe, various functional sports shoes, an outdoor shoe or an indoor shoe.
  • Although the present invention has been described with reference to the preferred embodiments thereof, it is apparent to those skilled in the art that a variety of modifications and changes may be made without departing from the scope of the present invention which is intended to be defined by the appended claims.

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What is claimed is:
1. An improved shoe structure, comprising:
a shoe body, which comprises an opening adapted to receive a foot of wearer therein, the shoe body comprising a woven structure; and
a reinforcement structure, which is coupled to the shoe body to support the shoe body.
2. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the shoe body comprises meshes.
3. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1 further comprising an outsole structure arranged on bottom of the shoe body.
4. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1 further comprising a tongue provided in a fore portion of the shoe body to expose a portion of the opening and integrally formed with the shoe body.
5. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1 further comprising a counter provided in a hinder portion of the shoe body and integrally formed with the shoe body.
6. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the reinforcement structure is arranged on an inside surface of the shoe body and is integrally formed with the shoe body.
7. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the reinforcement structure is arranged on an outside surface of the shoe body and is integrally formed with the shoe body.
8. The shoe structure as claimed in claim 1, wherein the reinforcement structure is arranged on entirety of the shoe body.
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