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: Nubuck (leather) – V-Logo: natural rubber & 22% rice waste – Heel patch: Nubuck & chrome-free leather – Lining: tech (100% recycled plastic from plastic bottles) – Removable insole made from sugar cane, Amazon rubber, recycled E.V. A & organic cotton – Sole: 19% natural rubber from the Amazon, 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. 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) and pays attention to the environment during production 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.