Mindo Shoes, Burnt Olive by Saola Shoes - Sustainable
Mindo Shoes, Burnt Olive by Saola Shoes - Ethical
Mindo Shoes, Burnt Olive by Saola Shoes - Eco Friendly

Mindo Shoes, Burnt Olive

Regular price $115.00 Sustainable & Vegan!
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Description

The feather-light, ultra-breathable kicks is named after Ecuador’s nirvana of outdoor recreation and biodiversity – Mindo. While mother nature may be the inspiration, the minimalist style is street-approved, pairing easily with shorts or pants throughout summer’s days and nights. The stretchy knit upper is made with recycled PET from plastic bottles and is easy to slip on and off with or without socks, while the partially recycled outsoles not only feel light and comfortable, but are kinder to the planet. That’s what you call a win-win. 

 

BLACK LABEL

Upper: Knitted From Recycled Plastic Bottles (90%), Insole: 100% Natural Cork + Algae Foam, Outsole: Recycled EVA (20%) + EVA, Laces: 100% Organic Cotton 

Made in Vietnam

Brand + Sustainability

With two main missions in mind, wildlife conservation and eco-design, Saola uses as many eco-friendly materials as possible to create cool, comfortable, and above all, innovative and sustainable products. Saola goes above and beyond when it comes to eco-materials using recycled plastic water bottles to make their uppers and extracting harmful algae foam from oceans and rivers to construct their soles. They believe that small steps create big change and It is with the accumulation of individual actions that we can tip the scales.

 

Each year, 25 billion pairs of shoes are manufactured world-wide. Sadly, almost none of these are made sustainably, making the textile industry the world’s second largest polluter behind oil and gas. This stark reality was one of the major reasons why SAOLA Shoes started and what keeps them motivated to turn this ship around!

Product Details

Lightweight and Breathable. Rubber panels on the high-contact points of the outsoles for greater durability. Stretchy knit upper. Removable insoles. 

Care + Size Guide

They run close to size, but a bit narrow. In general, if you're between sizes or are unsure, we recommend sizing up.

 

Your SAOLA shoes can be washed in the washing machine on delicate cycle after taking out the cork insole.

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Our Promise

Fair

Every item we carry must meet our fair-labor and fair-trade standards, empowering people and lifting up diverse communities.

OUR ETHICS
Sustainable

Every item must meet our material, ingredient and manufacturing standards, resulting in only the most sustainable options.

OUR STANDARDS
Vegan

All of our items must be entirely vegan and cruelty-free, elevating our collective capacity for love, empathy and compassion.

OUR COMPASSION