Beating Fast Fashion – HIRUNDO sneakers are made slowly, fairly and sustainably

HIRUNDO shoes are meant to be as simple as possible. Their aesthetic? Simple classic. Their materials? Simply sustainable. Their manufacture? Simple and slow. No sweatshops and fast moving factories with young children working overtime. No shipping material to all over the world to save cost. No high-end features or extra fluff. HIRUNDO sneakers set the stage for as enjoyable and guilt-free fashion as possible.

Designer: Hirundo Design

Click here to buy now: $ 119 $ 158 (25% reduction). Hurry, there are less than 72 hours left!

Sneakers are best described as classics with a splash of color. They sport an all-white pattern, but with beautifully vibrant outsoles and heel tabs that simply stand out against their all-white background. HIRUNDO (pronounced Hee-Roon-Dough) has 10 different color variations to choose from, ranging from subtle hues and eye-catching undertones, as well as an all-black shoe, because you can never have too many good things!

Designed, bought and handcrafted in Portugal, the shoes champion a movement called ‘Slow Fashion’, where products are produced conscientiously, with fair working conditions, sustainable practices and, most importantly, they are built to last. , so you don’t. must throw away your shoes every 4 to 5 years to buy a new pair. The sneakers are made from leather, rubber, fabric, cork and other fair trade components that come from the factory in the city of Porto just a few hours away. Designed not only to empower local businesses, it also helps reduce the carbon impact of footwear, as materials are not shipped around the world. Manufacturers point out that HIRUNDO sneakers are not only certified carbon neutral, they are also fair trade, with workers receiving a fair wage and being employed under conditions approved by the workers.

Are sneakers revolutionary? Questionable. Are they counting your steps and sending stats to your phone? I doubt. Do they decrease your sprint time by 5 seconds? Probably not. It’s a proof of concept that shows that shoes can look great, be comfortable, and last a long time without costing money, resulting in unnecessary practices or unsafe working conditions. HIRUNDOs are designed to be guilt-free and to show that companies CAN pursue slow fashion if they choose. The sneakers are light, comfortable, and have an aesthetic you’ll definitely fall in love with… but most importantly, they’re built to last – because as the video clearly shows, “we don’t throw away what we love… right?

Click here to buy now: $ 119 $ 158 (25% reduction). Hurry, there are less than 72 hours left!

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