Sneakers for Highflyers

GEAR Reebok Travel Trainers are the sporting-goods company's contribution to lighter, security-conscious packing. The unisex shoes are made from the same stretchy mesh, leather and rubber materials as conventional sneakers. What sets them apart is that they roll up into neat, space-saving balls that can be tossed into any carryon or briefcase. The footwear does have drawbacks. The soles are too thin to jog on, so Reebok is touting its Travel Trainers as good for walking on the beach or treadmill and doing yoga. The brightly colored shoes, which retail for $75, have won fans in Britain, France and Japan, where...

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