Footwear

Pangaia Introduces Zero-Waste Sneaker

Made from plant-based “leather” and recycled rubber.

By
915 Hypes

Pangaia Introduces Zero-Waste Sneaker

Made from plant-based “leather” and recycled rubber.

Pangaia, known for its eco-friendly loungewear, is expanding its product lineup to include a pair of zero-waste sneakers made from plant-based leather.

The minimalist style utilizes waste from the wine industry — specifically, the skin, stalks and seeds of grapes — and turns the runoff into an environmentally friendly textile. The low-top sneaker, handmade at a local family factory in Italy, arrives in black and white colorways with tonal stitching and laces. Sans-serif text at the lateral of each shoe announces its sustainable production method: “THIS SNEAKER IS MADE FROM GRAPE LEATHER AND THE SOLE IS MADE FROM RECYCLED RUBBER, IT IS CIRCULAR IN PRODUCTION AND DESIGN.”

Pangaia’s grape “leather” sneaker retails for $245 USD at the Pangaia website.

Read Full Article

What to Read Next

Heritage Jewelry Label Mikimoto Launches First-Ever Perfume
Beauty

Heritage Jewelry Label Mikimoto Launches First-Ever Perfume

A gender-neutral scent inspired by the cool sea breeze.
296 Hypes

Natural Skincare Brand Evereden Launches Golden Belly Serum for Moms-to-Be
Beauty

Natural Skincare Brand Evereden Launches Golden Belly Serum for Moms-to-Be

The label leaves out over 2,000 questionable ingredients in all of its products.
411 Hypes

Adut Akech Is the New Face of Tiffany & Co.'s T1 Collection
Fashion 

Adut Akech Is the New Face of Tiffany & Co.'s T1 Collection

Read our interview with the model here.
344 Hypes

First Look at Sean Wotherspoon's adidas Originals ZX 8000 "SUPEREARTH"
Footwear

First Look at Sean Wotherspoon's adidas Originals ZX 8000 "SUPEREARTH"

Peep the colorful take on the sporty silhouette.
1,816 Hypes

Supreme Taps Yohji Yamamoto for Latest Collaboration
Fashion

Supreme Taps Yohji Yamamoto for Latest Collaboration

Cozy puffer jackets, suits, hoodies and more.
623 Hypes

Soak up the Last Days of Sun With Nike's Kawa Slides
Footwear

Soak up the Last Days of Sun With Nike's Kawa Slides

Arriving in a pastel pink and black colorway.
346 Hypes

More ▾
 
Subscribe to our Newsletter

Keep updated on the latest news.

By subscribing, you agree to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

Help us serve you better

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBEAST ads, where we can share contents from the latest fashion, to those culturally relevant. In adding HYPEBEAST to your ad blocker's whitelist, ads on our sites will show while you continue to browse.

Help Support Us

We need ads to keep the website running and to continue providing free news to our readers. We'd appreciate your support by whitelisting HYPEBAE on your ad blocker.

If you have already whitelisted us, simply refresh this page. To find out how to whitelist us, click the button below.

Back

Add Us to Whitelist

We appreciate your support in allowing HYPEBAE ads. Most ad blockers have similar whitelisting steps and settings. If you need assistance, please contact us.

Adblock Plus

  1. Click on the red ABP icon in the upper right corner of your browser.
  2. Click “Enabled on this site” to disable ad blocking for the current site. In Firefox click “disable on HYPEBAE”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.

Adblock

  1. Click the AdBlock hand icon.
  2. Click “Don’t run on pages on this domain”.
  3. A new “Don’t run AdBlock on…” dialog may be displayed in the middle of the screen.
  4. Move the “Site” slider to the right. After that, click “Exclude”.
  5. Refresh the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.

uBlock

  1. Click the uBlock icon.
  2. Click the large blue “power” button in the menu that appears to whitelist the current website.
  3. Reload the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.

Firefox Browser

Firefox Tracking Protection may activate our whitelist notice, which can be disabled temporarily for a browsing session by clicking the shield icon in the URL bar and following the instructions.

Disconnect

  1. Click the Disconnect icon.
  2. Click “Whitelist site”.
  3. Refresh the HYPEBAE page that you were viewing.