14 Dec '11, 1pm

These upcycled sneakers benefit orphaned rhinos and elephants! #fashion

These upcycled sneakers benefit orphaned rhinos and elephants! #fashion

Suno’s new of canvas sneakers, which includes these lace-ups in “bandana flower,” are made from the company’s fabric cast-offs and have recycled rubber soles. Photo: Suno Printed shoes may be the latest fashion trend in footwear this season, but women’s wear label Suno takes its new line of printed sneakers to the next level, making the shoes good for the planet and its people. The company upcycles its own fabric discards into colorful canvas sneakers and uses recycled rubber for the soles, T Magazine , the New York Times’ style magazine, reported. Priced at $65 a pair, the lace-ups and slip-ons boast playful names, like “bandana flower” and “clustered caviar,” to match their multihued designs. The shoes are produced using fair labor practices in Kenya, and a portion of their proceeds are donated to the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust , which works to preserve Kenya’s Tsavo...

Full article: http://earth911.com/news/2011/12/14/suno-upcycled-canvas-...

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