Now that you know How To Become A Sneaker Designer and The Essential Tools Every Aspiring Shoe Designer Should Possess, its time to learn how to actually create a shoe. It is a process that involves many different people and elements and takes roughly 18 months from start to finish. It changes for each brand and each type of shoe. The process for a signature shoe for the likes of LeBron or Kobe is nowhere near the same as that for a basic inline running shoe, but all of them have core characteristics that I have compiled. Learn how to create a shoe from start to finish after the jump.