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Since my ‘sustainable awakening’ I have been looking for a pair of (sustainable of course) white sneakers!
It’s taken me a while to come around to really wanting a pair as they’re synonymous of the shoe nurses or dental assistants wear, a bit clinical! How wrong I have been, the white sneaker has revolutionised my way of dressing as they look spot on with pretty much everything.
Now there’s only a handful of sustainable shoe brands, Veja being one of the popular ones but they tend to come up wide for me. I really wanted a style that looked like it belongs in the pages of Vogue and on street style shots.
I was watching the documentary Fashions Dirty Secrets ( Stacey Dooley) which featured ethical footwear brand Po-Zu showing how their footwear is Vegan, Ethical & Sustainable – Shoes With A Good Sole. Similar to the Denim Industry modern footwear manufacturing often causes damage to people and the planet however Po-Zu have found a different way.
It was then I fell for the Sneak V Off White Silver style, a simple style with the Po-Zu butterfly logo detail perforated on the sides and a touch of silver on the back.
Below is exactly the neat type of sneaker I had in my mind’s eye, a perfect denim pairing!
The price is surprisingly slightly lower than a branded sneaker at £99 / $126. They are so comfortable, I haven’t taken them off since they arrived! They can also be washed in the machine on a cold wash only.
Po-Zu has their end of season sale on with up to 70% off (not these sneakers). Have a look, as sustainable can be chic too!
Loving white sneakers with everything:
Scroll down to see just how easy it is to team white sneakers with everything in your wardrobe! The influencers below can’t get enough as jeans, midi/ maxi skirts, flowing dresses and suits all look great with this trend! Don’t you agree?
Credit main photo: Sandra Semburg
Check out this post for more images of Influencers wearing white sneakers. 96 of the Chicest White Sneaker Outfits I’ve Ever Laid Eyes On –who what wear
So my Po-Zu purchase will definitely not be the last as I’m eyeing up a pair of sandals in the sale!
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