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. Alveomesh is a technical fabric made exclusively from recycled plastic bottles. It brings breathability, flexibility and lightness to the shoe. Details: – Upper: Alveomesh (100% recycled plastic bottles) – Heel patch: Leather/suede – V-Logo: natural rubber and 22% rice waste – Sole: 12% wild grown natural rubber from the Amazon & 30% rice waste – Removable insole made of sugar cane, natural rubber, organic cotton &recycled EVA – Lining: Tech (100% recycled plastic bottles) – 100% organic cotton laces – For intermediate shoe size (DE)n, it is advisable to take the next shoe size (DE)re shoe size (DE) The 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). 3. environmental impact To ensure that the chromium does not turn into the toxic chromium VI, Veja conducts random checks throughout the year to monitor the chromium content in the leather. All of these items are controlled via audits.