1978 - Black Suede High Top
Tread lightly with the world's only plastic-free high tops. Our limited edition black Italian suede trainers combine classic lines with a zero-waste lifestyle.
- Now available to preorder with a lead time of two weeks with no import duties in the UK, EU or globally -
Handmade in Portugal from the highest-grade organic ethically-sourced Sciarada suede leather with black natural gum soles, hemp stitching and vegan conifer glue. These eco-friendly white suede high are 100% zero plastic.
Our black-soled sustainable leather trainers prove there's no need to compromise on style or comfort when it comes to shopping ethically. As they age, the thick, sustainable suede will develop a patina unique to you.
Supple yet hard-wearing, our gum soles contain a unique microstructure of tiny air bubbles for unrivalled comfort. Combined with WAES unique Infinite Cloud insoles, which cushion the feet and provide extraordinary softness, these iconic sneakers might well be the most comfortable shoes you'll ever own.
Challenge every established norm and go plastic-free from the ground up with these game-changing premium black leather high-top trainers.
- 100% plastic-free black leather high top
- Organic-tanned, chrome-free leather
- Leather lined
- Infinite Cloud latex insole for all-day comfort
- Handmade in Portugal
- Hemp stitched and vegan conifer glue
- Promotes natural foot movement
- Compostable at the end of life
- Premium design without an ecological price-tag
- Resole service
Our mission is to make your journey to sustainability effortless, and by working in partnership with nature, we create footwear in 100% natural and compostable materials.
Join us in changing the way shoe manufacturing is considered. Built from the sole up with its impact on our planet as our primary focus, this is a step in a positive direction.
- Upper: Organic-Tanned Chrome-Free Leather
- Sole: 100% Natural Lactae Hevea Rubber
- Insole: Lactae Hevea
- Box: FSC Certified Pine
Once their repairable life is over, our compostable shoes break down into organic materials in ordinary composting, but only long after they have served a long and useful life which outstrips most footwear.
100% Natural Rubber Outsole
Our unique natural production process uses hand-poured rubber, which is cured for a week, and creates an alveolar microstructure of tiny networked air bubbles for unrivalled comfort and 100% sustainable trainers.
100% Plastic Free
Our eco shoes and trainers contain zero plastic, from the factory to your door, and including the packaging. We only use planet-friendly materials and natural organic processes which prioritise sustainability.
If you are a half size, please go up a size.