Grey ‘Esplar Mid’ high-top sneakers from Veja Kids. Made of nubuck, this pair features velcro fastening, logo printed on the tongue and a light blue V patch made of rubber and rice waste. The mesh inner lining made from recycled materials was developed to acquire a better resistance to friction. The organic-sourced and recycled insole is made from sugar cane, Amazon rubber, organic cotton and recycled EVA foam. It is set on a dregs rubber sole made of organic and recycled materials.
Named in baud to a Brazilian NGO the label has been working with since 2005. ESPLAR (Provincial Planning and Consulting Alliance) supports organic and family cultivation in the Nordeste region.