Green Shoes: traditional skills, contemporary designsFrancesca Palange
Ethical production is at the heart of Green Shoes’ philosophy. Everything that the company produces is handmade utilising the finest materials and designed by a great team in Devon. As their brand name specify, their proposal concentrates on ethical shoes. Shoes that nor only respect the environment, but that look terrific and feel awesome too!
As Green Shoes clearly states, the beauty of a pair of handmade shoes is that your whole body feels different when you step into them: more in touch with the earth, more relaxed, more yourself. Besides this, the good news is that you can choose the colour and shape that suit you from a range of styles Green Shoes has developed over thirty years.
But wearing Green Shoes is definitely more than a fashion statement: it is a rejection to endorse the global system of brand name mass-produced shoe-manufacture. When you place an order with them, you are actually dealing directly with the people who make your shoes.
Want to know more about this green company? It is a small team conformed by 3 shoemakers and 1 workshop/shop manager who combine the best of traditional skills with contemporary design.
Have a look at their designs:
Traditional, beautifully-crafted and hard-wearing. Looks great worn with trousers.
This red leather Chamomile shoe has a Vibram tractor sole.
This on trend classic sandal can be made to fit any width of foot. For coast or country, the Prawle Mule is simply perfect. And it’s also available in a vegan version, standard leathers and Eco-tan leather all fully lined and top stitched.
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