FOOTWEAR

 

The concept of ODM/ODC starts with a mindset. It includes the clothes you wear, the products you use and the environment you live in. Here are some stylish staples we've curated for you, all inspired by models who care about their environment.

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*EVERLANE BOSS BOOT

Why We Love It: 
Hands-on relationship with all factories
Transparency of costs with customers
Natural fibers

*EVERLANE SQUARE TOE CHELSEA BOOT

Why We Love It: 
Hands-on relationship with all factories
Transparency of costs with customers
Natural fibers


*BROTHER VELLIES PALMS BOOT

Why We Love It: 
Creates and sustains artisanal jobs within Africa
Transparent about who makes each shoe and the factories they're made in
Most of their classic shoes are made using Kudu leather, an animal byproduct resulting from a government mandated culling due to overpopulation
A lot of their other materials are sourced from local farmers in Kenya and South Africa and are entirely byproduct from the edible food industry
A lot of their pieces are vegetable-dyed
They schedule large batch cargo shipments in order to reduce our carbon footprint

*BROTHER VELLIES LEOPARD BOOT

Why We Love It: 
Creates and sustains artisanal jobs within Africa
Transparent about who makes each shoe and the factories they're made in
Most of their classic shoes are made using Kudu leather, an animal byproduct resulting from a government mandated culling due to overpopulation
A lot of their other materials are sourced from local farmers in Kenya and South Africa and are entirely byproduct from the edible food industry
A lot of their pieces are vegetable-dyed
They schedule large batch cargo shipments in order to reduce our carbon footprint


*VEJA SNEAKERS

Why We Love It: 
Fair trade philosophy
Avoids retail markups by doing less advertising
Careful consideration of available materials

*VEJA SNEAKERS

Why We Love It: 
Fair trade philosophy
Avoids retail markups by doing less advertising
Careful consideration of available materials


*STELLA MCCARTNEY SLOUCHY BOOT

Why We Love It: 
No leather or fur in any designs
World's first and only vegetarian luxury line
Transparent and always striving to be more sustainable

*STELLA MCCARTNEY SLOUCHY BOOT

Why We Love It: 
No leather or fur in any designs
World's first and only vegetarian luxury line
Transparent and always striving to be more sustainable


*D'ARÇÉ MCGILL SAINT SAUVEUR SLIDES

Why We Love It: 
Handmade in Australia with premium vegetable dyed leather
They work in Queensland and are working with 7 indigenous women to teach them leather working skills to create their product

*D'ARÇÉ MCGILL BUCKLED LEATHER SLIDES

Why We Love It: 
Handmade in Australia with premium vegetable dyed leather
They work in Queensland and are working with 7 indigenous women to teach them leather working skills to create their product


YATAY NEVEN HIGH TOP
 

Why We Love It: 
Each YATAY box is made out of 5 recycled plastic bottles
They use an innovative advanced footwear material made out of two sustainable resources: fabric obtained from recycled raw materials and BioPolyols
For the strings, they use Italian hemp, a crop with very low water and land requirements
Their soles are made out of bio-derived polyurethane and feature two green bio-plastic cores: obtained from industrial waste, they are fully biodegradable

YATAY NEVEN LOW TOP
 

Why We Love It: 
Each YATAY box is made out of 5 recycled plastic bottles
They use an innovative advanced footwear material made out of two sustainable resources: fabric obtained from recycled raw materials and BioPolyols
For the strings, they use Italian hemp, a crop with very low water and land requirements
Their soles are made out of bio-derived polyurethane and feature two green bio-plastic cores: obtained from industrial waste, they are fully biodegradable



*ADIDAS X PARLEY ULTRA BOOST PRIME KNIT

Why We Love It: 
Yarn used from recycled and reclaimed ocean waste
Parley hosts talks that are meant to give an overview of the State of the Oceans in general and to get the support for a related initiative or project
They work with companies on collaborative projects to better our oceans
Currently they have collaborations with American Express, Soma, Adidas, and Stella McCartney to name a few

*ADIDAS X PARLEY X STELLA MCCARTNEY

Why We Love It: 
Yarn used from recycled and reclaimed ocean waste
Parley hosts talks that are meant to give an overview of the State of the Oceans in general and to get the support for a related initiative or project
They work with companies on collaborative projects to better our oceans
Currently they have collaborations with American Express, Soma, Adidas, and Stella McCartney to name a few


*MATT & NAT JOJO

Why We Love It: 
Transparent company working towards becoming better in their production
Works with vegan leather
One of their factories is certified under SA8000 Standard meaning all workers are paid well in a safe work environment

*MATT & NAT LEONE

Why We Love It: 
Transparent company working towards becoming better in their production
Works with vegan leather
One of their factories is certified under SA8000 Standard meaning all workers are paid well in a safe work environment


*COCLICO LAEVE BOOT

Why We Love It: 
Materials sources locally in Europe near their small, family-run factory in Spain
Seek the highest standards of ethical and environmental responsibility
Partners with Native Energy to track carbon usage and offsets this amount by investing in international renewable energy projects

*COCLICO ELI BOOT

Why We Love It: 
Materials sources locally in Europe near their small, family-run factory in Spain
Seek the highest standards of ethical and environmental responsibility
Partners with Native Energy to track carbon usage and offsets this amount by investing in international renewable energy projects