Korean design firm 250 Design have just solved all your sneaker problems. Well, maybe not all of them. But definitely the most common. “Water Vacuum” is the first powerless piece of engineering designed to effortlessly remove moisture and odor from your footwear, all while looking exceptionally slick.

Currently available in five colours, the Water Vacuum works by inserting a water sachet in the plastic cups, which when placed upside down draws moisture from the shoe.

While the vacuum is currently unavailable for New Zealand customers, its growing popularity will see new importers and retailers stocking the innovative design in no time. Watch this space!