Leather Uppers: Our Leather is sourced from a local tannery just outside of Cape Town. It is run by and employs the local community. We use a full-grain Proteus suede 1.8/2.0mm sustainably and ethically harvested as a byproduct from a meat tannery.
Veldskoen Sole: All our soles are made from 100% recyclable rubber compound that has an extended durability. It also has a shorter cycle times, lower energy consumption, and less waste during manufacturing in effect slashing our greenhouse gas emissions.
Insoles: To create the most comfortable shoe, and to live up to our history as a shoe that is designed to be on your feet all day, we spared no expense in finding the very best combination of materials and manufacturing. We use a 4mm stitch down with high-density memory foam with a durable PU lining that creates the perfect padding and ultra-comfort for your feet.
Laces: Our laces are 50/50 polyester cotton blend with a length of 70cm / 27 inch. The combination of the Polyester and Cotton blend create a strong and flexible lace that will not break down and lasts longer than traditional laces.
Stitching: Our stitching is a semi waxed 100% polyester braided thread that is as strong as the shoe itself. We use double stitching on all high movement areas of the shoe for added strength.
Free shipping on orders over $50. Our return policy is simple: we offer a 30-day trial period. You can return or exchange your shoes for free with no questions asked, even if you've worn them out in your last adventure.
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Think about what you put your feet in
Mossop leather is 175 years old and one of the oldest companies in South Africa. They take responsibility for every decision they make and pride themselves on their transparent supply chain. They are aware that everything they do impacts the world around us. Conscious of this result means they are actively involved in creating a more sustainable future in their leather production.
The Veldskoen Difference
We use a reversible full-grain leather, lightly buffed on the inside that melts to your feet for supreme all-day comfort. It’s our secret sauce.
Our mission is clear. To continually work toward a more sustainable future by using innovative and out the box thinking to reduce our impact.
Each shoe is handcrafted in South Africa the traditional way. hand-cut, sewn, and finished using a buttery soft full-grain leather.
We use high-performance technical leather that repels water and are super easy to clean. These will be Your new all-day-everyday shoe.
Our factory, Hopewell Footwear, is Located in the beautiful city of Durban on the East Coast of South Africa, the country's surfing capital. It is a 3rd generation, locally owned; the 4th generation is studying for a footwear degree in London and working in Italy to prepare him to take over the family business. Owner Mohammed says many of the employees have been with them for as long as he can remember
I have yet to receive my slippers and am most disappointed
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Nancy W. (Worthington, US)
Bought for my daughter for Christmas.
She loved them. They fit perfectly.
I bought a half size bigger than her shoe size.
Marla E. (Sanford, US)
Love these shoes.
I really love the look of the shoes. I’m so happy that I found a pair of shoes that’s more masculine that will fit my small foot. Glad to see that you can order all kind of sizes. I want to give your shoes a 5 star because they are my favorite. I really don’t want you to change them. However, I have planter fasciitis and there is no room in the toe box area to fit my insoles. It just makes them uncomfortable to wear but because I love the shoe I wear them with only a heal insert which helps. I’m not sure what to suggest but love the shoes anyway . Thanks.
Stewart C. (Melbourne, US)
Wonderfully comfortable shoes I can wear all day. Great for people with wide feet