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Straat Hemp Black/White

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Straat Hemp Natural/BlackStraat Hemp Olive

Our most sustainable sneaker yet, made using one of the oldest fibres in the world - organic hemp canvas. Renowned for its durability, ease of cultivation & natural antibacterial properties, hemp’s a material we’ve dreamed of working with since our inception. Featuring traditional butterfly tongue and double-wrapped foxing construction, organic and sustainably sourced materials and Ortholite Eco® Insoles.

Unisex, Sizes 36-47 Sizing
Women’s sizing is available here
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• 11.2oz 100% Hemp Canvas Upper (Excluding Cotton Tape at Heel)
• 7.7oz 55% Hemp / 45% Organic Cotton Lining
• Cork Covered Ortholite Eco® Insole
• Natural Rubber Foxing, Outsole & Toecap
• Organic Cotton Laces
• Constructed with Water Based Eco Glues

Hemp

Incredibly strong, easy to grow and inherently organic, hemp is by a wide margin the most truly sustainable material we work with. Hemp cultivation requires no pesticides or insecticides, and only a quarter the water required of cotton. Even better, it detoxifies and regenerates the soil it’s grown in, as well as removing CO2 from the atmosphere at an impressive rate.

As a fabric hemp has similar properties to merino, being antimicrobial (low odour retention, which means it stays fresher for longer), and both insulating and breathable. It also softens with age, and is one of the most durable natural fibres on earth.

Organic Cotton

The organic cotton used throughout our sneakers is grown with the intention of minimising the impact of its creation on both farmer and environment. Organic cotton is cultivated without insecticides, pesticides, synthetic fertilisers, or GMO seeds.

Natural Latex Rubber

All our outsoles and foxing sidewalls are made from natural latex rubber from the hevea brasiliensis tree, vulcanised in a pressurised kiln at 120º to fuse the sole to the upper.

Flexible yet durable, natural rubber is a naturally sustainable product that’s ultimately biodegradable at the end of its life.

Cork

Natural cork is the bark taken from the quercus suber, more commonly named the cork oak. Sustainably harvested with no damage to the tree it grows upon, natural cork is inherently anti-microbial (hypoallergenic & resistant to bacteria) and hydrophobic (repels water) making it the perfect material to stand between your feet and the ground.

Ortholite® Eco

Our insole foam is made from an environmentally friendly formulation containing both a renewable sourced castor bean oil in place of the traditional petroleum derived foam, and incorporates a percentage of recycled rubber.

Recycled Packaging

Our shoe boxes and courier bags are made from 100% post consumer paper waste and printed from plant based inks.

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Sophie D.
Ode to a shoe

Ode to a shoe,

This will be my 2nd pair of canvas collectives, I'm super stoked to have found a shoe that ticks all the boxes haveing been a skateboarder for 20 years I have hade more shoes than the average joe, I normally swap out the inner soles for some of the converse skate soles as I find them more comfortable although I do put the cork inner in to my old vans slip ons and they work well in there.

Cons: the size on the hep shoe is a litter bigger than the other pair I have.

- on my canvas pair the dye leached in to the white laces which would be nice to avoide if possible.

- the metal eyelets are a bit light duty and on my other pair have bent and looks to be coming off.

Pros - comfortable

- the designs are on point everything is well balanced and just looks like the perfect classic sneaker.

- good grip

- laces are perfect length.

- guilt free , I'm stoked to have a shoe that has transparency with the cost and the production great to see this:)

Would love to win That backup pair :)

Regards

Sophie