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Men's Heritage Blue

Mens U.S Size
  • Handmade In South Africa
  • Sustainably and ethically made
  • High-performance technical suede that repels water
  • Ultra-comfy
DESCRIPTION & FEATURES

J-Bay

J-bay or Jefferies Bay is one of the best-known surf spots in the world. It sits on the east coast of South Africa about a day’s drive north of Cape Town It has a perfect point break with crystal blue water hence where we got the name for the blue Veldskoen. J-bay is considered by many to be one of the few meccas of surfing.

  • Ethics First: We believe in building better shoes. That's why our Veldskoen are handcrafted with locally sourced premium materials, made with a compulsive eye for detail, a conscious mind, and an innovative approach to transparency with a desire to never stop improving and evolving. 
  • Superior materials: All our materials are sourced locally. By sourcing locally we help support local businesses and communities and in turn reduce the carbon footprint by reducing transit and production times.
  • Comfort: Veldskoen will feel like butter on your feet. The leather naturally conforms and molds to your foot. After a few days of wear, they will feel like they are an extension of your foot.
  • Hand-stitched durability: Each Veldskoen is hand-stitched in South Africa by master shoemakers. This means individual care and attention is given to every shoe. See our factory to learn more.
  • Brighten your sole: We offer a color to match any situation. From cruising the office to hiking through the bush without skipping a beat.
  • Smell the roses: Did you know leather is a natural deodorizer? Our shoes will have your feet smelling like a rose.
SPECS
  • 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 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 a 50/50 polyester cotton blend, with a length of 70cm / 27 inches. The combination of the Polyester and Cotton blend creates 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.
SHIPPING & RETURNS

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CONSCIOUS SUSTAINABILITY

To us, sustainabilityis about making beautiful products that last, constantly looking at every aspect of a process, and evaluating how we can do it better to improve the impact on the environment and the people around us.


Customer Reviews

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Kelly A.C. (Elmwood Park, US)
Love my first pair 🥰

They are beautifully made and packaged... The only thing I could say is that they do need arch support..They are stunning shoes and asked within the few times wearing them everyone compliments them and a definite show stopper..I'm often asked where i bought them and how many more colors can yah get... I'm planning on getting each color since I love the feel of them and they match everything I wear..I wear them with fun socks as well and it makes the value bottoms pop! I will suggest these shoes for a lifetime and look forward to completing my wardrobe with every color in these shoes...Thank you so much and you have my business...

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Steve C. (Georgetown, US)
Well made...still not sure about comfort

High quality workmanship and materials.

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Joseph W.
Striking boots

First time I wore these I had so many people comment in the blue trim. They are comfortable and look great.

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Mike M. (Oak Park, US)

Shoes are a little tight, comfortable but will hopefully stretch out over time. Hands down the best customer service experience I’ve ever had. Well done.

Cheers!

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Robert C. (Salisbury, US)

I love them. They are very comfortable and the blue laces and soles are very cool. I’ll definitely be purchasing another pair