Organic Cotton Organic cotton is grown without harmful chemicals and it uses around 46% less water when compared to conventional cotton, protecting the ecosystem, reducing wastage of water and ensuring a safer working environment for the farmers and manufacturers. Did you know that conventional cotton cultivation is the culprit in the use of one quarter of the insecticides all over the world? And if we add the production process of fiber they account together for 10% of our planet’s total pollution? And did you know that conventional cotton cultivation is one of the main water consumers? The ethical alternative is the use of organic cotton. No chemicals or synthetics are used in the cultivation and production process and the water used for growing the plant is only rain water. Thus, this fabric becomes completely natural, sustainable and biodegradable. The cotton which we work with has its origins in Brazil, it is coloring agent and toxic free, it is hypoallergenic and ideal for people with skin problems and who suffer from multiple chemical sensitivity (MCS). The health of the 150 farmers that work at the company is assured by labor certifications and by the project OCCGuarantee. This project supports workers and entire families with the aim of generating local wealth, without intermediaries and without exploitation. The farmers own their land and see their autonomy and stability assured. Vegan Leather Our "vegan leather" is made from a mix of microfibres including mix of cotton, polyester and nylon (which is recycled wherever possible). Choosing vegan leather helps to save billions of animals each year and means that you don’t need to compromise on style. We hope you enjoy your luxurious new vegan leather products. Microfibers are made of: Polyester, Nylon and Cotton We only work with ecological microfibers with OEKO-TEX certified that guarantees that don't exist any waste of water or energy in its production. Basically, they are lighter and more ecological with minimal waste. It's the most versatile material to work, water resistant and fresh. Microfibers are as tough as leather and less prejudicial to the environment.
Carefully made in Portugal with sustainable materials and manufacturing process, in a fair work environment – Eco-Friendly, Animal-Friendly. We make sure our products have no animal exploitation and that are also ecological. We believe in an ethical consumption that can really make a difference. – Made in Portugal. Nae is a Portuguese shoes brand with a vegan philosophy that cares about the environment sustainability nae works with materials such as cork and another ecological microfibers, instead of leather. Why vegan shoes? Why not? We want to be an alternative for those who are looking for Portuguese and design shoes, that also presents a responsibility to our planet.
Care instructions: We recommend a damp cloth and a neutral soap for hard stains Clean the upper by gently rubbing in a soft cleaning brush for shoes soaked with soapy water in a circular motion. Remove the soap with a soaked cloth. Original color may fade slightly after cleaning. Polish cream is not recommended
Size Type: Normal shape. Order your usual size. If you are a half size, order up. WIDTH: Standard medium width. NAE Vegan Shoes We are a Portuguese retail company that sells shoes for all over the world. With every pair we want to share our ideal of an ecologic and animal-friendly society. We have more than 10 years of experience providing good quality designer shoes with an ethical side. Lifespan: At the end of the product’s lifespan, or whenever you do not need it anymore, you should give it another destiny. Also consider a recovery or a new use for yourself or ever for a donation.