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  Foldable footwear to hit the streets
Updated 22 August 2002, 17.45

Ever wanted to take all your trainers on holiday with you - but couldn't fit them in your luggage?

Well, trainers giant Reebok have come up with a nifty idea for foldable footwear.

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The trainers neatly fold up
The trainers neatly fold up
The Travel Trainer packs away into a tiny bag and cost the company a whopping 2 million to develop.

The super-cool sneakers have been designed using a high-tech fabric, which allows them to be rolled into a tiny ball, slotted into a special pouch or packed in a bag.

The trainers were originally developed in Japan to be sold from vending machines.

They go on sale next month and will cost around 45.

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