KNOW YOUR TECH breaks down the scientific technology used in your favorite sneakers and activewear. Let’s demystify your next purchase: today’s technology is the K-Swiss Flow Cool System. Used on the brand's tennis and running shoes, K-Swiss Flow Cool System is designed to provide high levels of breathability without sacrificing the level of support needed for performance. K-Swiss Flow Cool System wraps around the entire upper of the shoe, providing maximum airflow. It is also used similarly in K-Swiss performance socks.

What is it? K-Swiss Flow Cool System is an upper construction that allows for plenty of breathability while also providing necessary support and protection. The first layer of the K-Swiss Flow Cool System is a soft mesh which is then supported by an outer synthetic layer featuring plenty of ventilation.

How does it work? Through its two-layer design, K-Swiss Flow Cool System features the breathable, airy feel of mesh combined with the sturdy support of synthetics. Moisture will be able to easily escape the synthetic layer through a number of vent holes.

Notable products: K-Swiss BigShot II, K-Swiss BigShot Light, K-Swiss BladeMax Endure

Bottom line: Whether you're in the midst of a heated match or putting in work on the pavement, the K-Swiss Flow Cool System is designed to keep you both dry and supported. 

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