It’s here! A flexible and ergonomic sneaker design now joins the Veja shoe family. Named after the Venturi Mountains in the south of Provence, the Venturi clearly falls into the chunky sneaker category. The sole benefits from the technological innovations of the Veja Running project and is more cushioned than previous VEJA sneakers, making them even more comfortable. The fair and sustainably produced sneakers of the French shoe label VEJA, combine a good conscience and a sense of style in one. All shoe models are manufactured under fair working conditions in the Porto Alegre region in Brazil from sustainable materials. The result is absolutely high-quality and extremely good-looking sneakers that are quite rightly enjoying growing popularity in the fashion world. – Upper: Flannel (70% recycled cotton & 30% recycled plastic bottles) – Inserts: Leather, Flannel & TPU details – V-Logo: natural rubber and 22% rice waste – Lining: Tech (100% recycled plastic bottles) – Insole: 52% sugar cane &23% recycled plastic bottles – L-foam cushion latex sole (30% natural latex from Brazil) – Sole: 24% wild natural rubber from the Amazon &29% rice waste – Laces made of 100% organic cotton or 100% The inner lining is designed to provide better friction resistance and maximum comfort and flexibility thanks to its mesh structure. In the production of leather, Veja pays attention to two essential aspects: 1. origin of the leather: Veja uses only leather from the traditional animal breeding areas in the south of Brazil and not from the rainforest area. 2. processing of the leather: Veja only works with certified tanners (REACH standards).