When I was searching for a sustainable chunky shoe style I found the Portuguese footwear brand Nae. Nae means No Animal Exploitation. Cruelty-free, fair wages and good quality are very important for the brand. All of the products of Nae are manufacture in certified factories in Portugal, where employees are respected as well as the environment.… Continue reading Sustainable Shoes For The Summer
Fast fashion doesn't only affect the clothing industry, but the accessories and footwear industry as well. Mass-production eats up resources and sends an average of three pairs of shoes per person to landfill every year. The quest for cheaper and faster production has encouraged the exploitation of workers through long hours, low payments and dangerous… Continue reading Sustainable Brand: Po-Zu
Leather alternative quality shoes it is a relatively new product which makes it difficult to find in regular shops. Luckily I found the Dutch webshop "En-&". The owner: Laura, started the webshop where she only sells eco and vegan shoes. For her, it's important to wear fashionable shoes, that no animal was needed to be… Continue reading 5 ETHICAL, ECO & VEGAN SHOES FOR THE WINTER
The 17th of June I attended the Fair Fashion Festival in Rotterdam. It was an afternoon full of inspiring people and brands. I got to know a lot of new brands and here are my favorites: 1. Pretty & Fair Pretty & Fair is a Dutch brand that makes shoes from sustainable materials. The Founder,… Continue reading DUTCH FAIR FASHION BRANDS THAT YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT
If something is biological, sustainably and ethically made, it has the bad reputation of being expensive. Talking about this subject with my friends, made me realize that the reputation might be a reason why people don´t buy this kind of products. While some sustainable brands are indeed more expensive than non-ethical ones, the difference might… Continue reading ETHICALLY MADE SHOES, ARE THEY MORE EXPENSIVE?