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Biodegradable NY Sneakers

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Our NY Sneakers, launched in 2015, are now available in this new biodegradable version.

The uppers are one-piece of fine gauge knitted Tencel cut to our new sneaker silhouette with a low-cut ankle shape and laces that run low down the vamp. A contrasting knit pattern creates the stripe down each side. 

There’s no padding, no panels stitched on, and no lining. As a result, the uppers are thin and lightweight with a clean, minimalist look (if you’re looking for a more chunky sneaker, try our Biodegradable LDN Sneakers, which are padded and knitted in a thicker gauge). 

The Tencel uppers are very soft and mould around your feet. They’re breathable and lightweight to wear. They’re fully washable by hand or in a short cool wash with a towel (to protect from the wash drum).

The grey Tencel and organic cotton mix footbeds are lovely to put your feet on. These sneakers look and feel best without socks or with just sock liners. The Tencel allows air to circulate, helping your feet stay cool. It is also great at wicking moisture away, keeping them dry and hygienic.

The wood fibre and natural latex insoles on the side-wall stitched Apinat Bio sneaker outsoles provide cushioning, shock absorption and traction as you walk.

We added a Tencel woven WVS pull tab on the back to finish.

SUSTAINABLE / ETHICAL / VEGAN FASHION

  • One piece knitted Tencel uppers with a low cut ankle and contrast knit pattern stripes on each side.
  • There’s no padding, no panels stitched on and they’re not lined. As a result the uppers are thin and lightweight creating a clean, minimalist look.
  • These sneakers look and feel best without socks or with just sock liners. The Tencel allows air to circulate around your feet helping them stay cool, it is also great at wicking moisture away keeping them dry and hygenic.
  • The wood fibre and natural latex insoles laid on the side-wall stitched Apinat Bio sneaker outsoles provide cushioning, shock absorption and traction as you walk.
  • Biodegradable. Zero Carbon. Vegan. Made only with biodegradable materials.

    Tencel knit weave uppers, linings, laces, padding, tape and stitching are derived from sustainably grown wood sources (FSC), harvested from certified and controlled sources. Certified as compostable and biodegradable under industrial, home, soil and marine conditions, they can fully revert back to nature. Compliant with Din Certco, Vincotte and US BPI compostability standards.

    Biodegradable bioplastic lace tips.

    Apinat outsoles. Compliant with biodegradability standards EN 13432/EN 14995 and US ASTM D6400.

    Compressed cardboard toe puffs, counter and insole board (FSC).

    Wood fibre and natural latex insoles.

    This product is certified carbon-neutral

    It's delivered to you through our carbon-neutral supply chain in paper and cardboard packaging

    You can return it free of charge for 365 days with our paperless carbon-neutral returns service

    Use our return to recycle service when this product's at its end of life

    Always and forever vegan

    Made in Portugal

    Read more about our Ethics & Sustainability

    Delivery is carbon-neutral 

    There are no duty charge or taxes to pay on delivery

    We only charge one delivery charge per order. You can add as many items as you like to your basket. There's no minimum order value

    Please check the delivery charge at checkout for your country

    DHL will deliver your parcel to you

    You can find the expected "delivered by" date below the product name on this page. This date is also on the checkout page and your order confirmation email

    When your order's on its way, we'll email you a tracking link. You'll also receive an email on the day of delivery with the expected delivery time

    Please let us know if you have any problems with your delivery. We'll always refund or replace your purchase if there are any issues

    This is our European website which only provides delivery to Europe. You can change the website to select another delivery country

    Deliver to another country

    Our contact and FAQ page is being updated right now.

    In the meantime please email will@wills-vegan-shoes.com or DM us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and we will get straight back to you.

    We provide free of charge 365 days returns and exchanges

    You don't need a printer to make a return

    Our returns service is paperless, carbon-neutral and speedy. We will usually make your refund or ship exchange a few days after you have made your return

    You can return for a refund or exchange as many times as you like during this period, it is always free of charge both ways

    You can also return your fashion purchase to be recycled into new WVS outsoles and uppers

    Please let us know if you have any quality issues or are unhappy for any reason. We'll always refund or replace your purchase if there are any issues

    We provide free of charge 365 days returns and exchanges in most countries

    This is our European website which only provides delivery to Europe. You can change the website to select another delivery country

    Deliver to another country

    Our contact and FAQ page is being updated right now.

    In the meantime please email will@wills-vegan-shoes.com or DM us on Instagram, Facebook or Twitter and we will get straight back to you.

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