VEJA SDU-RT B-Mesh Sneakers- Black, Ultraviolet & Nautico

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Vegan-friendly and ethically sourced sneakers made from recycled plastic bottles and wild rubber sustainably sourced from the Amazonian Forest, three plastic bottles go into each pair! This slimline design has a grippy sole, organic cotton laces, an ultraviolet 'V' logo and navy heel detail. European sizing, runs small. Designed in France, made in Brazil. Select your size from the drop-down list.

VEJA Official Stockist

style:

RT012221

the brand story:

VEJA is brazilian for "look", and inspires us to look beyond the sneaker, looking instead at how they're made.

Refusing to choose between design and social responsibility, VEJA was founded in 2005 by deciding that this iconic symbol (the sneaker) was the ideal product to bring to light major issues of globalization like production, dissemination, and usage. Taking nothing for granted, the VEJA team started from scratch with the simple goal of making sneakers that will stand the test of time.

VEJA engages in fair trade as a means of restoring balance in global trade, while the shoes are made in factories that respect workers' rights. It means they pre-finance raw material harvests as much as 40%! What sets VEJA apart is working directly with organic cotton producers thus cutting out the middleman, buying their cotton at a market-decorrelated price and that the wild rubber harvested by the seringueiros, the rubber tappers, utilise technology that serves the interests of the Amazon Rainforest. 

"A pair of VEJA costs 5 to 7 times as much to produce, but since there are no advertising costs, they are sold for the same price. Instead of relying on marketing hype to have an impact, we'd rather rely on collective intelligence."

shop your values:

  • Sustainably sourced materials
  • Ethically made and transparent manufacturing
  • Fabric dyes meet European REACH standards
  • No PVC
  • B Corporation Certified 
  • GOTS certified organic cotton
  • Fair Trade
  • Vegan friendly

features:

  • Black and navy sneaker with ultraviolet 'V' logo.
  • White and black sole.
  • Lightly padded tongue.
  • Organic cotton laces.
  • Seven lace eyelets.
  • Recycled polyester and organic cotton jersey lining.
  • B-Mesh upper fabric is made from 100% recycled plastic bottles.
  • Panels made from TPU and vegan suede.
  • 3 recycled plastic bottles are used to create each new pair of sneakers.
  • EVA grippy rubber sole.
  • Wild rubber selectively and sustainably sourced from the Amazon Rainforest.
  • Light, breathable and water repellent fabric.
  • European sizing.
  • This style runs small; size up if you are in between sizes.

sizing:

Veja Size Chart

end of life:

When an item has reached the end of its life and can no longer be worn, mended, swapped, gifted, donated or upcycled, we recommend consulting your local council to find your nearest textile recycling scheme.  

All VEJA sneakers boxes are made out of recycled cardboard. They do not contain glue and limit the use of ink, thus recyclable.

Made in Brazil.

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Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), Petroleum-based Synthetic Suede, Organic Cotton, Recycled Polyester, EVA, Wild and Synthetic Rubber.

Thermoplastic polyurethane (TPU), Petroleum-based Synthetic Suede, Organic Cotton, Recycled Polyester, EVA, Wild and Synthetic Rubber.

We are shipping orders in 1 to 2 working days.  Express orders placed by 10am are sent same day.  Please note that Australia Post is taking longer than normal to deliver, including express is not always next day.  Thank you so much for supporting us.

45 day returns: If you are not satisfied with a product that you ordered online (*exceptions below), you are welcome to return it to us within 45 days, unused, unworn, and in a pristine saleable condition with the original labels attached, packaging and we will refund your cost of goods - you can either post back to us or return to one of our stores. Items marked 'Final Sale' can not be returned unless faulty.

*with the exception of skin and body care, makeup, food, underwear, earrings, and custom order items, which can not be returned for change of mind.

Standard: Normally our orders leave within 24 hours from Brisbane (Monday - Friday). Orders will arrive in 2 to 7 days depending on destination. Standard Australian shipping is free on orders over $75. Shipping for orders under $75 is $9.95, or $6.95 for delivery to SE Qld postcodes 4000-4299, 4500-4549.

Express: place orders by 10am. Orders generally arrive next day if you are in the Australia Post Next Day Delivery network and subject to Australia Post fulfilling its guarantee. Only available for orders up to 4kg (excludes bulky/heavy items such as Bokashi bins, cleaning products and large size items to areas outside Brisbane unless you wish to pay the total Australia Post Express Post charge).

Click & Collect: simply choose your store pick up location at checkout and we will arrange for your order to be there within 3 to 4 working days (1 working day for Milton warehouse) for free. Please wait until you receive an email or text to advise that your goods are ready to be collect.

International: Flat rate shipping from $15 for orders up to 2kg. We ship to NZ, USA, Canada, UK/Ireland, China, Europe (EU) and other countries. International orders are not subject to sales tax, so most prices are less 10% when purchased from overseas. The final cost of shipping is shown at checkout once you have added your delivery location.

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