Pangaia strikes once more.
Scorching off the heels of its collab with Jaden Smith, celebrity- and influencer-loved model Pangaia is again within the headlines once more with the launch of its first ever pair of sustainable sneakers. And on condition that the model describes itself as a “supplies science” firm, you understand there’s extra to them than meets the attention.
The sneakers are made utilizing repurposed grape leather-based, gathered from leftover waste created in Italy by the wine business. In keeping with the model, 6.5 billion litres of waste (together with grape stalks, skins and seeds) are created by the worldwide wine business every year. The sneaker additionally makes use of 100 per cent recycled rubber (constructed from industrial waste) for the only, pure cotton laces constructed from 100 per cent recycled plastic and bio-based water glue that means there are not any new supplies used within the building of the shoe.
Obtainable in black and white, the sneakers function the model’s signature textual content on the facet and are described as “ultra-comfortable, light-weight, breathable and made to final.”
The sneaker was launched for pre-order this week and – as with each drop from the model – promptly bought out. The primary orders will ship near November 6, nevertheless there’s no phrase but on whether or not or not future drops will likely be launched. Keep tuned for extra.
Within the meantime, try our interview with B.C.-based, vegan footwear model Vessi, which just lately launched its latest waterproof shoe.