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: chrome-free leather – V-Logo: rubber and 23% rice waste (for color “Extra White Natural Suede”: suede) – Heel patch: Suede / Leather – Lining: tech (100% recycled plastic bottles) – Insole made of sugar cane, amazon rubber, organic cotton & recycled E.V. A – Sole: 19% Amazonian rubber, 23% rice waste & 12% recycled rubber – Laces made of 100% organic cotton – for intermediate shoe size (DE)n it is advisable to take the next shoe size (DE)re shoe size (DE) The inner lining is designed to provide better resistance to friction and maximum comfort and flexibility thanks to the mesh structure. The ChromeFree leather is smooth and lightweight. It comes from farms in the south of Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul) and goes through an innovative tanning process that does not involve chrome, heavy metals or dangerous acids. Simplifying the tanning process limits the use of chemicals and energy, reduces water consumption by about 40% and the use of salt by 80%. After tanning, the water is reusable.