We're Bananas about Bananas
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We're Bananas about Bananas

We are always looking for innovative materials to offer the most sustainable and eco-friendly products. When we heard about banana fibers to create the upper of our shoes, we were super curious abo...
The Truth About Leather & Its Alternatives

The Truth About Leather & Its Alternatives

The fashion industry, as you know, is one of the a largest industries, and 2nd most polluting behind oil and gas. Recently, new generations of consumers are shedding light on the effects of fashion...
Catching up With Angelou & Greening Youth Foundation

Catching up With Angelou & Greening Youth Foundation

Greening Youth Foundation is an international environmental nonprofit organization that I founded 15 years ago. The impetus for GYF was seeing that there was no organization focused on connecting p...
How to Clean Your SAOLA Shoes

How to Clean Your SAOLA Shoes

Look at those fancy new kicks you have! Who knew eco-friendly could look so good. So, how do you make them last?
Slow Fashion vs. Fast Fashion

Slow Fashion vs. Fast Fashion

"Slow fashion" and "fast fashion" - two terms you've likely seen around social media and the news lately. But what do these terms mean? And how do they relate to the environment and ethical consum...
Going Vegan? Here's some advice from our friends.

Going Vegan? Here's some advice from our friends.

When we started out, being a vegan shoe company was not our top priority. Our focus was to use eco-friendly materials and lessen our impact on the planet as much as possible. But as we've found out...
ORGANIC COTTON

ORGANIC COTTON

Organic cotton: you've seen it everywhere. But why is it all the rage and what does it mean in the production of eco textiles? We thought you'd never ask. 
1% for Mwalua Wildlife Trust

1% for Mwalua Wildlife Trust

From the beginning, in addition to creating sustainable footwear, we have been committed to supporting wildlife conservation. Currently 1% of all SAOLA sales go to Mwalua Wildlife Trust.
Catching Up With Circul'R
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Catching Up With Circul'R

Remember Jules Coignard and Raphael Masvinger from Circul'R? The two do-good entrepreneurs who started an organization to bring together companies from around the world in order to create solutions...